Unlike the German business network XING, the internationally-linked portal LinkedIn also offers the opportunity to establish international contacts and relationships. It is being increasingly used by executives, specialists and experts. Users can create profiles on LinkedIn.
which include information about their career path, degrees they have earned, and awards they have received. From the applicant perspective, LinkedIn offers the possibility to introduce oneself and to create and upload resumes. It also offers companies and headhunters the opportunity to showcase their business, publish job postings and identify suitable employees for their company.