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How LinkedIn can help to provide a 360° view of candidates

Career Ambitions writes: While CVs are useful for checking whether someone has the right skills or job history, they don’t paint a particularly colourful profile of a candidate.  That’s where LinkedIn steps in.  Ninety-four per cent of recruiters admit to using LinkedIn to check out their candidates in more detail. But how often do those LinkedIn profiles actually help with …

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LinkedIn Messaging’s New Active Status Feature Shows the Availability of Fellow Users

Like Facebook, LinkedIn is blurring the line between social media and messaging platforms. For legions of Facebook users, Messenger has evolved into a robust alternative to dedicated text messaging and chat platforms, if not an outright replacement. Similarly, LinkedIn has been strengthening the messaging component of its app, making it easier for connections to stay in touch without switching to …

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Judge orders LinkedIn to stop blocking data-scraping firm

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – A federal judge in San Francisco has ordered LinkedIn to stop blocking a startup company from scraping LinkedIn personal profiles for data. U.S. District Judge Edward Chen has sided with hiQ Labs, a San Francisco company that analyzes workforce data scraped from public profiles. LinkedIn invoked a federal anti-hacking law in telling hiQ to stop. LinkedIn …

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Editor’s Blog at WRAL TechWire

Posted Aug. 17, 2017 at 11:17 a.m. Tech wrap: LinkedIn loses data fight; Facebook hate speech crackdown; long Uber-Lyft walk in Atlanta; Google protests canceled; SpaceX delivery Published: 2017-08-17 11:17:18 Updated: 2017-08-17 11:17:18 By Wire reports Research Triangle Park, N.C. — In today’s Bulldog update of tech and science news: Judge orders LinkedIn to stop blocking data-scraping firm Facebook bans …

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