11th December 2017, Jalandhar: World's largest professional network ‘LinkedIn’ has selected two students of Lovely Professional University, Kapil Panchal (MBA IB & Mkt) and Krupal Jawanjal (B Tech Biotech). Both of them have now become a great part of the network for connecting world’s professionals to make them more productive and successful. LinkedIn is presently working for 530+ million users in 200+ countries and territories worldwide. Selected as LinkedIn’s ‘Campus Editors’, LPU students will help fellow-students to create, discover and curate their voice. As per their job, both LPU students will be responsible for working with a LinkedIn News Editor to set goals and edit contents. They will also identify great writers on campus and encourage them to publish on LinkedIn. In addition to LPU students, LinkedIn has selected other students from institutions including IIM Shillong, IIIT Delhi, ISB Hyderabad, BITS Pilani.
After only Facebook and Twitter, ‘LinkedIn’ is the most popular social media site for professional networking. LinkedIn website is available in 24 languages and is great for people looking to connect with people in similar industries, networking with local professionals and displaying business related information and statistics.
News Editor at LinkedIn, Scott Olster holds: “We strongly feel that ‘today's students as tomorrow's employees’ ought to prop up themselves. They are facing a working world that is heading into uncharted territory. Amid rapid advances in automation technology, artificial intelligence, and a growing reliance on contingent labour among the world's largest corporations; the nature of work is transforming into something entirely new. However, one thing is certain, the hiring managers will continue to prize candidates who have a curious mind, who can persuasively express their ideas, and who have a genuine interest in helping others do the same. LinkedIn's Campus Editor programme gives a jumpstart on developing such critical skills.”
LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal shared: “It is indeed big achievement made by LPU students as they have now got associated with one of the top brands in the world. We are feeling proud that big brands of the world have been continuously recognizing the creative works done at LPU.” Mr. Mittal also advised LPU student community that writing for such big dais will enable them to turn their knowledge and experiences into opportunity.
Krupal and Kapil informed that in comparison to their other counterparts in the country, both of them are on the top in achieving their current month’s assigned task. They unanimously say: “Working with LinkedIn has been an enthralling experience and at present, we are in connection with thousands of remarkable professionals through this unique and large platform. Our professional network is getting momentum and recognition day by day through our sharing. We thoroughly feel that this game changer in our life could only be possible as we are mentored well at LPU Campus to not skip any of the opportunity as it comes to us.”