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I am designing a profiles page for a website where by the names and position of company employees should be displayed on all profile pages for easy navigation.

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I do not want to put a <ul> to the left of the image, that may likely make the page a bit busy, the other option I am thinking is to use a marquee, but that also seems to break down sometimes.

My question is, how can I put well designed links on that page sample while maintaining a good balance of white space.

Thank you.

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What are the links to, and what is the purpose behind them? – JohnGB Feb 23 '13 at 3:07
@JohnGB the links are to other profile pages. Assuming you are on the profile page of the CEO, there will be other links to the profile pages of other staff members. I'm am thinking this will help in navigation. – hello Feb 23 '13 at 3:22
Wouldn't it make more sense to have a link back to a page showing pics and summary information on all the staff members? – JohnGB Feb 23 '13 at 3:52
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I'd say you should implement a landing page for profiles, since the profile page should only show the profile and things related to that profile. The only possible valid profile links would be a small organizational browser to see the current profiles colleagues, managers and subordinates.

The profile landing page could display both a organizational browser and a profile search. That way the implementation would be scalable, which your initial design isn't.

Example of Organizational Browser

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This is an awesome example. thanks for sharing this. – hello Feb 23 '13 at 11:46

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