Scoring a first job out of college is one of the biggest hurdles for young professionals. The next hurdle comes when it’s time move up in rank. At this point, employees are at the awkward stage where they have some entry level experience but have not yet reached mid-career.
LinkedIn, founded by former PayPal employees in 2002, is used mainly for professional networking, and reported more than 200 million registered users in more than 200 countries and territories as of January 2013. It is one of the most profitable companies in the Internet sector, with gross margins of roughly 90 per cent.