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5 Tastemakers to Follow on LinkedIn

LinkedIn has changed the resume game, gone are the word docs, welcome online profiles. On the job hunt this new network can be overwhelming, but rest assured it’s a great place for inspo too. We’ve rounded up 5 tastemakers worth following on LinkedIn to keep your motivation high.

#1 Caterina Fake – CEO of Flickr

Caterina’s story of success with Flickr is one of business class ritual. Particularly the tale about her the domain name came about, hint: totally by chance. Her LinkedIn profile is full of wisdom, creative solutions and thought provoking pieces.

#2 Richard Branson – CEO of Virgin

The ultimate entrepreneur, Branson is all about taking your own path. Productivity, perseverance, management, all the answers are touched upon in Branson’s posts. He personifies the work life balance, and his words on you can’t fake personality is a particular hit, read it here. He used the platform to out an employee sleeping on the job, what a boss.

#3 Yasi Baiani – Product Director of Fitbit

Bridging healthcare and technology with ease, Yasi covers both topics with spark and everything in between. The role of robots, future of medicine and more women on top all make a mention. The Fitbit mobilised a generation and her insight is serious goals, plus she has an MBA from Harvard so her advice is legit.

#4 Bertalan Mesko – Medical Futurist, MD, PhD

A qualified futurist, following Bertalan on LinkedIn is a true learning experience. Augmented reality in healthcare, medical robots and every trend in between makes a mention. The futurist translates medical jargon into digestible pockets, go on learn a little.

#5 Angela Ahrendts – Senior Vice President of Apple

Hailing from Burberry before taking on her current role at Apple, bringing a touch of style to all her work. Want to know how to get hired? Angela’s secrets all spilled. Leadership, courage and energy all make a mention; but this women is a serious girl boss.

Image source: The Atlantic, Business Insider, Business of Fashion, The Medical Futurist, Twitter.

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