October 19th, 2009
08:44 AM ET
4 years ago

Sarah Palin joins LinkedIn

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has joined LinkedIn, a professional networking Web site.
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has joined LinkedIn, a professional networking Web site.

WASHINGTON (CNN) - Sarah Palin has placed her resume on LinkedIn.

Known as the “Facebook for professionals,” LinkedIn is a social media site that displays more than 50 million people’s resumes and allows for virtual business networking for those interested in keeping in touch or finding a job. Palin’s resume includes her position as “Vice Presidential Candidate” for the 2008 election and goes back to 1992 where she was the Council Member for the Wasilla City Council.

LinkedIn lists years of employment as well; her profile says Palin was the governor of the State of Alaska for two years and seven months.

Palin also notes that she is interested in “Job inquiries, expertise requests, business deals, reference requests, and getting back in touch.”

Her 2008 running mate John McCain joined LinkedIn during the campaign to participate in “LinkedIn Answers,” a part of the site where people can ask questions and get answers from professionals. McCain asked, “What is the biggest challenge America faces?”

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soundoff (175 Responses)
  1. Lisa

    Wow....hahahahahaha.. does it list all 5 colleges and how she quit them?

    October 18, 2009 09:18 pm at 9:18 pm |
  2. Div

    She'd make a great hostess at Olive Garden

    October 18, 2009 09:19 pm at 9:19 pm |
  3. Otto

    We'll have to leave it right there.

    October 18, 2009 09:23 pm at 9:23 pm |
  4. DJ

    Does the beauty pageant count for anything?

    October 18, 2009 09:24 pm at 9:24 pm |
  5. scot

    will you pleae stop with this Palin drivel .

    October 18, 2009 09:24 pm at 9:24 pm |
  6. Lisa

    a Bachelor's degree in communications – journalism??? yet she speaks in garbled sentences and can't handle the media. hahahaha

    October 18, 2009 09:24 pm at 9:24 pm |
  7. scot

    will you pleae stop with this Palin drivel . And its not just me

    October 18, 2009 09:24 pm at 9:24 pm |
  8. The Rock Obama

    Go Sarah!!! I hope she runs and wins in 2012. We need a real leader in the White House, not a community organizer. There is a big difference between the two.

    October 18, 2009 09:25 pm at 9:25 pm |
  9. Joe M

    She is dumber than dumb...

    October 18, 2009 09:26 pm at 9:26 pm |
  10. mike

    She still is more qualified than uhbumble.

    October 18, 2009 09:27 pm at 9:27 pm |
  11. Joe M

    Some people think she is beautiful...I think she is a HAG...

    October 18, 2009 09:28 pm at 9:28 pm |
  12. W

    I'll give her a job.......and she WILL like it!

    October 18, 2009 09:31 pm at 9:31 pm |
  13. Big John

    I hope she mentions that under her administration as mayor of Wasilla the rape victims had to pay for their own exam kits to the tune up to $1,000. Also did she mention she quit her last job?
    Why would anyone want to hire a looser who may quit when the going gets tough?

    October 18, 2009 09:34 pm at 9:34 pm |
  14. Anonymous

    You Go Sarah.

    October 18, 2009 09:38 pm at 9:38 pm |
  15. oldsoldierboy

    She's no longer an elected official and is a distant 3rd in GOP polling. I think the world should put her on the backburner now.

    October 18, 2009 09:39 pm at 9:39 pm |
  16. Tony in Maine

    Can she carry coffee?

    October 18, 2009 09:39 pm at 9:39 pm |
  17. skeptic1

    may have to sign up – i'd be interested in seeing what she put for education... (no offense idaho state?) she is laughable – strongly suspect she did not score higher than 1000 on her SAT.... thankfully she's no where near a leadership position.

    October 18, 2009 09:40 pm at 9:40 pm |
  18. Charles

    Additional ability not posted on resume: Until informed prior to the question being asked, has the ability to stick foot in mouth on a moments notice.

    October 18, 2009 09:41 pm at 9:41 pm |
  19. Ed, Santa Fe, NM

    what a MORON

    October 18, 2009 09:42 pm at 9:42 pm |
  20. Joe

    Outstanding resume! She's probably qualified to clean houses,
    maybe even worth $7.50 an hour!

    October 18, 2009 09:43 pm at 9:43 pm |
  21. WV Gal

    This woman is more retarded than her youngest son. She is anti-intellectual (doesn't like people who know more than she does) so she is incapable of learning any new job skills.

    Besides, who cares what she does? The voters chose not to hire her and McCain to run the country, can't she get the message?

    October 18, 2009 09:43 pm at 9:43 pm |
  22. teacher

    Please someone hire her to a position that she loves so that we don't have to worry about her running for office and embarrasing America anymore. Since Thanksgiving is coming soon, maybe she could get a job as a turkey butcher and plucker.

    October 18, 2009 09:44 pm at 9:44 pm |
  23. Brandon

    Who really cares? What happened to real news networks?

    October 18, 2009 09:46 pm at 9:46 pm |
  24. the crib

    eww i didn't need to know this. now i know that one of my contact's contact connects me to her. must purge list.

    btw this is not news. quit being sarah palin's personal twitter/facebook, cnn.

    i know there there are important things happening in the world that are more worthy of your time.

    October 18, 2009 09:46 pm at 9:46 pm |
  25. TheMuslimGuy

    "Facebook for professionals" – since when did these WICKED politicians become professionals????

    I learn prostitution could be professional but Sarah years on the strip and the Lap dances don't count towards those – do they???

    October 18, 2009 09:48 pm at 9:48 pm |
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