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Five Things You Can Do on LinkedIn

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LinkedIn is not just a place for job hunting and business connections. There are other things you can do on LinkedIn for communication and efficiency. [URL="http://mashable.com/2012/07/18/things-didnt-know-linkedin"]Mashable[/URL] has made a list of 5 things you didn't know you can do on LinkedIn:

[B]1. Search for Events[/B]
LinkedIn offers a robust "Events" section.
While the site automatically suggests events that might be of interest to you, it also allows you to search listings by keyword.

[B]2. Add an Application[/B]
Did you know about the third-party applications available on LinkedIn?
While the selection is not huge, there are some really useful widgets you can add to your profile.

[B]3. Customize Your News Feed With LinkedIn Today[/B]
While LinkedIn is great for career-related news, the site is now also a great resource for business and industry news.

[B]4. Join a Group[/B]
LinkedIn has thousands of groups that you can join and get involved with for some targeted, work-related social networking.
To get started with LinkedIn Groups, hit the "Groups" option on the top menu.

[B]5. Experiment With LinkedIn Labs[/B]
Finally, have fun with LinkedIn's experimental "[URL="http://www.linkedinlabs.com/"]Labs[/URL]" section.
Whether you want to see a visualization of the most-searched companies on LinkedIn, see your own network in a more creative way, view your LinkedIn connections on a timeline, or search LinkedIn via text message, there is a widget to do it.

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