Rank: #90 on the Top 100 Free iPhone Apps List as of July 18th
For: iPhone, iPod touch, iPad
If you’re looking for a professional-looking way to stay in touch with business contacts and network, the LinkedIn app will do just that. Think of it as a social networking tool for professionals looking to share information and network.
With this app you can keep in touch and have access to your network 24/7 on your iPhone and iPad, giving you complete mobility. LinkedIn now has more than 161 million worldwide members, all looking to connect on a professional level. With this updated version, the crashes experienced in iOS 4.x have been addressed and there was a security fix.
So what exactly can this app do? Well it can do a whole lot when it comes to keeping you organized and in the professional loop. It lets you sync your calendar, which will allow you access to your LinkedIn profile information regarding people with whom you are meeting. One thing to know when using the calendar is that this is an opt-in feature as the information isn’t stored on LinkedIn’s servers, making for an excellent security feature. There's no need to remember everything off the top of your head anymore, as you can rely on this app to fill in the blanks. It will also make sure you stay abreast of all the news with the people in your network. Join groups and share content with your network.
This app is even a great tool if you’re looking fr a job. You’ll need the iPhone to use the job functionality but it is well worth it if you’re looking for that new career. Not only will you be able to view recommended jobs but you can also save them.
Industry news is always important in any field and this app will make sure you’re staying atop of all the latest happenings in your industry.
The app itself is easy to use and understand, the page views are well-laid out with all the important information easy to find.