This paper is published in Volume-5, Issue-2, 2019
Area
HR
Author
Dr. Veena C. Angadi
Org/Univ
Global Institute of Management Sciences, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Pub. Date
22 March, 2019
Paper ID
V5I2-1277
Publisher
Keywords
Social media, Career development, Application usage

Citationsacebook

IEEE
Dr. Veena C. Angadi. Case study on LinkedIn, a media for career development, International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology, www.IJARIIT.com.

APA
Dr. Veena C. Angadi (2019). Case study on LinkedIn, a media for career development. International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology, 5(2) www.IJARIIT.com.

MLA
Dr. Veena C. Angadi. "Case study on LinkedIn, a media for career development." International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology 5.2 (2019). www.IJARIIT.com.

Abstract

Social media is becoming a necessity in today’s world, more than ever before. Social media is delivering everything we want to know about pretty much anything, in a split second, and at our fingertips. While some embrace it and use social media regularly, others still don’t for multiple reasons; finding it difficult or they don’t want it to be intrusive or a mainstay in their lives. There are also more contemporary methods of obtaining professional contacts, such as networking online. Social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are ideal for contacting and becoming noticed by employers that you otherwise wouldn’t have been able to speak with in person. For instance, did you know that according to the Bullhorn Reach Report, 97% of users registered with LinkedIn use it to source candidates for jobs? LinkedIn has several groups that you can engage in to showcase your knowledge and allow you to meet new people. This paper attempts to Highlights to understand. To know the various application usages, To know the purpose of using the LinkedIn, To know the role of LinkedIn in networking professional. & To know various professionals using it for career development. The results revealed that 44% of the respondents used LinkedIn for getting knowledge, to maintain relationship with professionals and for developing their career, 44% viewed LinkedIn is ranked as excellent in application usage, 46% said that LinkedIn meet their needs very well, 50% of the respondents said somewhat agreed that LinkedIn has helped them in networking professionally& 70% responded that they use LinkedIn for their profession.
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