Greater Jakarta is ranked the fourth most-connected city in the world according to business and employment-oriented social networking platform LinkedIn.
In Indonesia, LinkedIn has around 8 million members, mostly students and young professionals.
“They use LinkedIn to explore opportunities and connect,” the company’s Asia Pacific managing director Olivier Legrand told The Jakarta Post via phone.
“High school students use LinkedIn to connect with their parents, their parents’ friends, or professors. These students realize that their first job will come from these connections.”
Legrand also said that between 2020 and 2030, the younger generation would drive a lot of growth in the Indonesian economy. This has led LinkedIn to focus on the younger population who are looking for their first …