We have already discussed Outlook linkedin plugin. Now let us see Firefox LinkedIn plugin and Google Chrome LinkedIn plugin or extension. The Outlook Social Connector for Facebook, LinkedIn, MySpace and Windows Live, using which you can instantly send an invitation to connect from any Outlook e-mail or you can see the latest and profile photo from any connection that sends you an e-mail.
Integrate LinkedIn into Google Chrome or Firefox browser and Access your LinkedIn Updates, Anytime. If you are a LinkedIn user and want to see the updates from your network, you need to login to your LinkedIn Account. If there is an add-on or plugin which allows access to your network updates then you can avoid always open LinkedIn.com to check the same.
There are many plug-ins available for popular browsers like Firefox and Google Chrome. Let us check few of the plugins or add-ons that are really useful to access and use LinkedIn services.
Integrate LinkedIn into Google Chrome and Access your LinkedIn Updates, Anytime.
LinkedIn Labs released an Add-on “ChromeIn” for Google Chrome browser which helps you to check the linkedIn updates any time. You need to authorize ChromeIn to access your LinkedIn Account. ChromeIn adds a bookmark button in the Chrome browser after installation. Once you authorize the tool to access your LinkedIn account you can share your idea or article in LinkedIn or you can check your network update. You can also add comments on others updates. See the screen shot below.
LinkedIn Companion for Firefox.
The Firefox LinkedIn Companion brings you immediate access to your LinkedIn network as you browse and read email. Using this add-on you can see LinkedIn profiles for anyone sending you Web email. For example if you are using Gmail you can see a small button image appearing next to the email address of the sender. You can click and view the LinkedIn profile of the person who send you the email. See the screen shot below.
If the person is not using LinkedIn The add-on provides links to invite him/her to LinkedIn. See the screen shot below.
You can also share articles you find on the web with your LinkedIn network. The tool also allows you to bookmark profiles and searches for easy access. The add-on also helps you to find a job by seeing who in your network can connect you to hiring managers while you browse major on line job websites.
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