LinkedIn today announced that it has reached the milestone of five million members in Canada. This means that one in six Canadians are now on LinkedIn. The professionally minded social network has over 135 million members globally.
“LinkedIn has experienced phenomenal growth in the Canadian market this past year, adding more than two million new members in 12 months. Needless to say, we’re thrilled to reach this milestone,” said Brian Church, country manager for LinkedIn Canada. “Canadians clearly understand that LinkedIn is an invaluable tool for advancing career goals, establishing a personal brand and developing a professional network. We’re very excited to see what 2012 will bring.”
The company also noted that January is the best month to get promoted in Canada. LinkedIn was founded in 2003 and went public last year.
Image: nan palmero