Shaquille O'Neal Just Won LinkedIn

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Your favorite '90s star just got on LinkedIn! No, not John Stamos. Even better: Shaquille O'Neal! And while you probably shouldn't use his profile as a model for your own (we have some tips for that), it's still a frontrunner for the admittedly slightly dubious title of "Best LinkedIn Profile Ever Created."

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Witness the honesty on display: "My best asset is that I am proven to lead teams to championships. I mean multiple championships."

You hear that? Multiple championships. He might as well have said he graduated from the University of Awesome, in Cool Town, Nevada, and it would be an equally reasonable thing to say (in fact, Shaq recently got his doctorate at Barry University).
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And the fact that his job title is listed as "CEO President at Alot of Different Companies"? Not even an exaggeration, really (although a guy with a degree in education shouldn't be messing up "a lot"). As SBNation reports, O'Neal owns upwards of 55 Five Guys restaurants--or, as they accurately note, "That's 275 guys."

On the off chance that you're doubting the authenticity of all this, a representative confirmed to Slate that yes, this is Shaquille O'Neal's actual LinkedIn profile. But as much as we love everything about this, we can't help but note the fact that he left Steel off his resume here.

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Mack Gelber

Mack Gelber

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Mack Gelber is a Brooklyn-based writer and editor who has covered entertainment for AOL TV, and contributed fiction to Joyland Magazine and the Bushwick Review. He is a graduate of Oberlin College, where he studied creative writing. Twitter: @mackgelber

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shaq is the man- the big aristotle

April 24 2014 at 9:47 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
Fuck this screen

"Alot" is not a real word, author.

April 24 2014 at 5:52 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

LinkedIn is a popular new website that's for sure.. The only thing is that when you go on the site you open yourself to many and I mean many third place marketeers.. If you join be prepared for this as you can't block them out.. They sponsor LinkedIn..

April 24 2014 at 2:17 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
2 replies to truckerjim1's comment

Its not all that new as I have had a LinkedIn profile for going on four years now. It is; however, becoming increasingly popular recently. Its an excellent source for networking and job searching.

April 24 2014 at 5:09 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

Not so new...I've been on LinkedIn for over 6 years... It's great for business and information.

April 24 2014 at 10:59 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply


April 24 2014 at 2:14 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply


This celebrity just joined Twitter. That celebrity just created a Facebook page. Another celebrity joined LinkedIn.

Really, who cares?

April 24 2014 at 2:07 PM Report abuse +3 rate up rate down Reply

Shag,you always make my day!
Bob Pitino

April 24 2014 at 1:21 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

I love Shaq!!!

April 24 2014 at 11:58 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

Shaq is "The Man"! ... Love his TV ads .. He was blessed with a great personality.

April 24 2014 at 11:24 AM Report abuse +4 rate up rate down Reply

Now, it all makes sense. Obviously, Shaq, in order to maintain all the Five Guys, does "quality control" at all his burger joints, OFTEN!

April 24 2014 at 10:34 AM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply

just Shaq :)

April 24 2014 at 9:56 AM Report abuse +4 rate up rate down Reply

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