Your resume was worth $26 Billion!

Did you ever realize that your resume was worth $26 Billion? It was when Microsoft acquired LinkedIn. So how much did you and me make from this sale? Nothing I presume? Well if we co-created the value for LinkedIn then why did we not get a percentage the sale?

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At 450m members this works out to be $57.77 per member. That works out to be;

i. Revenue of $1.91/member (30x of Revenue)
ii. Hiring revenue of $1.11/member (52x of hiring revenue)


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Look at the key inventory ratios. 450 million members are inventory and by this math the stock turn is 1.9x (Apple is 68x)

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So what is the potential new opportunity for co-creating value around a person. In my opinion it cannot be just a resume. What if there was a model to create a whole new business model around how to value a profile. An online resume does not create any value. If a online resume was $26B then imagine a model that created a real-time value for every profile. What if everyone had a Stock Ticker that was traded in real-time like a stick exchange, a marketplace.

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(C) Gerard J Rego 2016

A stock ticker for everyone in the world!  What if everyone had a single interface like a ticker that was a single model which captured value in real-time and was a liquid in a marketplace that was a quantified indicator of;

  1. Quantify my Skills
  2. Quantity my Networks
  3. Quantity my Experiences

However adding to my network of relationships can increase or decrease my value of my stock ticker, a natural curation process. A new model to quantify what you know, who you know and what you are doing?  Watch this space.

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(C) Gerard J Rego 2016

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(C) Gerard J Rego 2016

A new model to quantify what you know, who you know and what you are doing?  Watch this space. A new marketplace to “Quantify” what one does and it’s transparent both ways.

“The 22-year-old is apparently considering floating himself on the stockmarket, giving those same fans the chance to buy shares in his life – or at least his future earnings, which could be vast.”
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This is the next model for quantifying skills and creating liquidity for all. LinkedIn + Amazon for skills. Everyone can list and if someone does well they ticker moves up, but if someone does not or creates a negative event like quitting jobs often or adding anyone to their network then their ticker falls in real-time.  This is a behavioral design project that’s WIP. You are now a tradable equity and unlocking value for all,whether you are a professor,      entrepreneur raising capital, Formula1 driver, professional sportsperson, an actor or anyone connected to the human capital ecosystem.

Did you ever realize that your resume was worth $26 Billion? Now you maybe worth the same on a stock exchange like marketplace for anyone in the world!


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