Originally answered Aug 24, 2017

I use it regularly, as do millions of other people. My uses include:

My stats as of March 17, 2019:

  • 5,834 Connections
  • Recommendations
  1. Received (15)
  2. Given (18)
  • Endorsements
  1. Knowledge Management (527)
  2. Leadership (214)
  3. Knowledge Sharing (194)
  4. Social Networking (143)
  5. Consulting (134)
  6. Social Media (106)
  7. Management (106)

What are the uses and benefits of LinkedIn?

  1. Building and enhancing one’s personal brand and reputation
  2. Establishing and locating expertise
  3. Networking with professional contacts
  4. Sending private or group email messages to contacts
  5. Searching for jobs
  6. Sourcing and hiring candidates
  7. Blogging and posting updates
  8. Joining and participating in community groups
  9. Sharing knowledge
  10. Keeping track of where professional contacts currently work, replacing business cards

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