Today on our 12th anniversary, we want to celebrate our members – and thank you – for coming along with us on our journey. We’re inspired every single day by your accomplishments, ambition, optimism – and smarts. Here are just 12 of the many stories – and people – that remind us why we do what we do. http://blog.linkedin.com/2015/05/05/why-we-do-what-we-do
We use contractions, so this should be “we’re inspired.” Also need a period at the end of the sentence.
I feel like we’re using too many dashes. Let’s do this: “Today on our 12th anniversary, we want to celebrate you by sharing 12 of the many stories from people who remind us why we do what we do.” Need a period at the end of the sentence.
Change “they really want” to “they’ve been wanting.”
I feel like we’re using too many dashes. Can we start a new sentence with “Now, “
Let’s change the CTA to just “Hear her tips”
Change second sentence, to: Next step? She got offered an amazing opportunity at a company she’s thrilled to work for. (felt like this fell a little flat, plus maybe we didn’t need all the specifics in order to create interest.)
Let’s add the word “tool” after go-to. It feels incomplete to me without it.
Comma after “herself”
Kara is reaching audiences she never could before by sharing unique financial insights and information on LinkedIn. (“knowledge” in this context sounded a little internal to me)
Change “veterans” in the last line to “vets”
Celebrating 12 Years of LinkedIn with 12 Stories of Success
At LinkedIn, we’re inspired every
single day by our members’
accomplishments, ambition, optimism
– and smarts.
Today on our 12th anniversary, we
want to celebrate you by sharing 12 of
the many stories from people who
remind us why we do what we do.
See her transformation
President, Plum Job Search Strategies
Lora took getting laid off as an
opportunity to transform her
career. She built her professional
brand on LinkedIn, started her own
company, and now helps others
get the jobs they’ve been wanting.
Check out his story
Theo used LinkedIn to keep in touch with colleagues, prove his
skills, and get an internship that turned into his full-time job.
Community Manager and Web
Project Architect, Lundberg Design
See her impact
Caroline found a seat on a nonprofit board that needed her skills,
passions, and talents in architecture. Now she’s giving back to
Hiba took her career into her own
hands by getting in touch with a
recruiter at her dream company –
and landing exactly the
job she wanted.
Hear her tips
HR & Admin Director, Kcal Healthy
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Brand Communications Manager, Crowdfunder
See how her career grew
Jess went from being a waitress to a small business owner with the
help of her LinkedIn network. Next step? She got offered an
amazing opportunity at a company she’s thrilled to work for.
David, blind since birth, doesn’t let
his disability get in the way of
pursuing his passion. He’s been a
successful recruiter for more than
30 years – and LinkedIn is his
You'll want to watch this
Principal, HR Network Consulting
Nicolette took the driver’s seat in
her own job search by creating a
LinkedIn ad campaign about
herself, targeted at her college
alumni – and landed her dream
Dive into her strategy
Student, Villanova University
See how she changed the conversation
Kara is reaching audiences she
never could before by sharing
unique financial insights and
information on LinkedIn.
CMO, Prudential Retirement
New York City, New York
Global MBA Candidate, Temple University
New Delhi, India
Read his advice
Gaurav explored international business schools on LinkedIn. The
result? He found the perfect school to help him build his career.
Follow her journey
Akita has kept up with her
professional network on LinkedIn
through 5 jobs across 4 countries.
Business Leader, Loyalty
Read how he's changing lives
Hiring a former Marine changed Evan’s perspective and inspired
him to keep helping and hiring veterans. He’s now using LinkedIn to
help change the lives of even more vets who’ve come home.
Head of Military Programs and Veteran Affairs –
Global Talent Acquisition, Verizon
New York City, New York
Conor wanted to break free from
the status quo. He used LinkedIn
to transform the way his company
reaches customers so they could
simplify their work lives.
See how his company soared
Vice President General Business and
Partner Channels, SAP