Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Connect students to industry thought leaders with LinkedIn

LinkedIn has recently introduced the ability for members to directly follow over 100 of the world’s most influential industry thought leaders who will be sharing content about professional issues and topics. This provides a new way for young people to tap into the insight and professional advice of leaders from a variety of fields, including Richard Branson, Tony Robbins, Caterina Fake, Craig Newmark, President Barack Obama,

These leaders will post content that includes videos, photos, and Slideshare presentations. 

Some of the first topics to be addressed include:

What’s nice is that this isn’t just one way communication.  There’s interaction via a section for comments where they can have discussions on LinkedIn or share and discuss the content using social media or email.

You can see what leaders are available to follow here.

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