Get LinkedIn at ESU

By Eric Kump
SC Staff Writer

On September 30, the Success Series will continue with the LinkedIn profile and photo shoot.

The session will be held from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and will include a professional photographer that will be available to take LinkedIn headshots.

The session will be held at the Niedbala Auditorium (Science and Technology Auditorium).

The session has been organized by Career Development & Student Success, with co-sponsor Sigma, Sigma, Sigma.

LinkedIn states that it is a system that “is the world’s largest professional network with 300 million members in over 200 countries and territories around the globe.”

LinkedIn was created in 2002 but had its start on May 5, 2003, with co-founder Reid Hoffman.

Jeff Weiner is the active CEO and the rest of the company’s team consists of officers from other big name companies like Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo!

The company itself receives all of its revenue from talent solutions, marketing solutions, and premium subscription products.

As stated by the company’s page, “The mission of LinkedIn is to connect the world’s professionals to enable them to be more productive and successful.

To achieve our mission, we make services available through our websites … to help you, your connections, and millions of other professionals meet, exchange ideas, learn, … and make decisions in a network of trusted relationships and groups.”

To register for this Success Series, head over to For more information on the Success Series, contact Melinda Rosen, secretary of Career Development and Student Success at

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