LinkedIn launches Lookup, a standalone app to help you tap your co-workers’ skills

LinkedIn has launched a new standalone iOS app called LinkedIn Lookup today in a bid to help users make better use of their co-workers’s skills. The company says it conducted research that suggests many corporate employees feel they could do a better job if they knew how to find out who else in the company had specific skills, and that most resorted to looking at LinkedIn rather than their own company’s often outdated intranet listings. To tap into this use-case, LinkedIn’s Lookup app allows you to search for co-workers by name, title, current or past experience, education and specific skills.…This story continues at The Next Web from The Next Web » Social Media

from The Blog of @graphicwheeler