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Nothing is simple about LinkedIn, not even its history as depicted on its website as a graphic mish-mash of dates, timelines, flattering pictures and factoids. Founded in 2003 by four former workers from PayPal and the now-defunct SocialNet, it got off to a somewhat slow start, went through numerous iterations and reorganizations to become a networking behemoth with more than 560 million users worldwide, including 146 million in the U.S. Among certain quarters, especially in the 9-to-5 world and for recent college graduates, it is considered the ne plus ultra in hoisting oneself up the corporate ladder.  READ MORE

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Codes? We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Codes!*

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Earlier this year, for the first time in the 70-year history of ASJA, the Board of Directors adopted a comprehensive Code of Conduct for Officers, Directors, Staff, and Members. The Code is applicable across the board, to everyone associated with AJSA and to all the organization’s activities. Nonmember attendees at ASJA events, as well as vendors and service providers, also will be subject to the guidelines. More »

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