BranchOut is your Professional profile within Facebook. Some call it the LinkedIn for Facebook, but the key advantage that BranchOut has is the ability to harness all of the Networking Power and data within Facebook’s Social Graph for use in Professional Networking.
Employers can use BranchOut to Source candidates similarly to Monster.com or LinkedIn. BranchOut’s tries to make Professional Networking Fun and Engaging with data points about their career, Awards, Leaderboards, Quizzes and Badges.
The big question on most people’s minds will be how much personal information will employers and colleagues be able to see. With BranchOut there are no status updates or private pictures; just work history, education, and endorsements.
To get started ou can import all your information from LinkedIn or you can start with some basic information pulled from your existing Facebook profile.
Watch as Abby Johnson of WebProNews interviews CEO Rick Marini: