New Features on is a great professional networking resource- keep track of current and former colleagues, get introduced to your connections’ connections, and find jobs that show you how your network connects you to them.

LinkedIn announced this weekthat it’s adding several applications to its services to help users connect with their network (full article here).  One of those is WordPress, so you can now find handiwork on my LinkedIn profile as well, as long as your one of my connections.

Here’s the info on the other applications that are sure to make your networking experience even better, straight from the Blog:

“This initial roll out features productivity applications that range from gathering information that professionals around you are generating to enhancing your abilities to collaborate and communicate more effectively. You’ll be able to work much more closely with your contacts on LinkedIn with tools such as file sharing, project management, business trips and many more.

The nine applications that you see live today on LinkedIn include productivity enhancing applications from:

  • Amazon
  • Google
  • Huddle
  • Six Apart
  • SlideShare
  • Tripit
  • WordPress
  • Company Buzz application developed by LinkedIn

Each of these applications will help you stay current and competitive as a professional in today’s rapidly changing business world.”

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