Great Examples of How Members are Using LinkedIn Video

Since launching LinkedIn Video this summer, we’ve been wowed by the creative and useful videos that we’re seeing all of you sharing — from rocket launches and VR showcases to Hollywood illustrations and video resumes — the world of work is diverse and fascinating. Here are a few videos that caught our eye: Give people an inside look into your job A mooring master tows a floating wind turbine into position: Show off your projects A virtual reality … [Read more...]

Tuesday Tip: Creating Eye-Catching LinkedIn Videos

We recently added the ability for you to record and post videos on LinkedIn, and have been blown away by the creativity we’re seeing! If you haven’t yet shared a video, here are 3 tips to help you get started: Try it out, your video posts might just be the thing that helps you find your way in to new opportunities. . … [Read more...]

Let Your Connections Help You Get the Job

If you’re looking for a new job, we have just one tip today: Nothing will ever be more helpful in your job search than the people you know. The connections you’ve made and the relationships you’ve formed are often your best resource for finding your way in to a new job. In fact, more than 70% of professionals get hired at companies where they have a personal connection. Additionally, we know this: job candidates who are referred by an employee … [Read more...]

Hiring Trends up from This Time Last Year: LinkedIn Workforce Report September 2017

In this month's LinkedIn Workforce Report, we take a look at hiring, skills gaps, and migration trends across the United States, as well as localized employment trends in 20 U.S. cities. Hiring is up 7.2% from last August. Detroit has rebounded from its unemployment crisis and has a burgeoning tech sector. And fast-growing city economies are creating new travel destinations - and new demand for people with travel and hospitality skills. Check out … [Read more...]

Simple Steps to Ease Job Search Stress

Looking for a new job can create some stress, we get it. In fact, nearly 2 in 5 job seekers say the expectation of stress is exactly why they hesitate with starting their job hunt in the first place. Whether you’re feeling too busy to look, it’s been awhile since you reached out to your network, or perhaps you’re just feeling like your skills need some sharpening so you can be more competitive — it’s important to remember two things: 1) You’re … [Read more...]

Tuesday Tip: How to Negotiate Your Pay Like a Pro With LinkedIn Salary

Negotiating your salary can feel a bit uncomfortable, but it doesn’t have to be. Being armed with the right information before you talk numbers can make all the difference in your approach, your confidence and ultimately in the success of your salary talks. To help, we have a secret weapon to share — LinkedIn Salary. Consider LinkedIn Salary your ace research tool to pinpoint how much money you can make and what factors might help (or hurt) your … [Read more...]

Introducing the 2017 State of Salary Report (U.S.)

It’s important to have all the information you need to make informed career decisions, especially when it comes to your salary. With the introduction of our 2017 LinkedIn Salary Report, we’re working to provide you with several helpful insights into how different factors impact the way you’re compensated, from location to education to company size. Our hope is that this report helps inform and inspire different actions you can take immediately to … [Read more...]

Tuesday Tip: How to Build Out Your Profile, If You’re Just Starting Out

If you’re a student or just entering the workforce, you might be wondering what to add to your LinkedIn Profile — we’re here to help. You might not realize it, but even if you lack a long work history, there’s plenty that you can add to your profile to reflect your interests and experience. For starters, make sure to add key skills you’ve honed through class projects or internships, such as project management, teamwork, and communication. Hint: … [Read more...]

The Era of Citizen Power: LinkedIn Speaker Series with Eric Liu

Shortly after taking the LinkedIn Speaker Series stage, Eric Liu, author, journalist, and teacher of civic power, emphatically expressed, “we’re all living in a remarkable moment in history.” This opening quote became the thematic driver for the rest of his hour-long talk, which aimed to inform, remind, and prove to the audience that the world is experiencing an age of epic political change — all through the efforts of average citizens. By … [Read more...]

Women’s Equality Day: A Look At Women in The Workplace in 2017

There has been a lot of discussion about gender diversity in the workplace, more specifically about where gender gaps continue to persist and how we can solve this challenge. Overall, the workforce in the United States sees an equal representation of gender, but data shows there is a disparity in the jobs women are hired for, and the associated compensation. We realize there are many factors that contribute to gender biases beyond what the data … [Read more...]

Tuesday Tip: Welcome the Newbie to the Team

We’ve all been the newbie at some point. A quick welcome message can go a long way toward building a new relationship and helping someone feel like they’re part of the team. Let LinkedIn notifications help you out. Anytime someone joins your company who works in a similar job function as you and in the same city, you’ll receive a notification like this: Take a second to connect with your new teammate and make a simple introduction. It’s an easy … [Read more...]

Introducing LinkedIn Video: Show Your Experience and Perspective

Every day, millions of LinkedIn members have conversations about their work, career and interests. We’ve seen countless examples of how these conversations help members get ahead in their careers and find their way in to new opportunities. This is why we continue to invest in new ways for you to easily discover great content and contribute to the conversations that matter most to you. With this in mind, today we’re adding another way for you to … [Read more...]

Applications For New Class of LinkedIn Campus Editors Now Open

There’s a lot you can do on LinkedIn to help you get ahead in your career and find your way in to new opportunities — regularly writing on LinkedIn and sharing your experiences and perspective is certainly one of them. It’s a great way to build up your reputation on a topic and get noticed by others in your industry who have similar interests. With this in mind, in 2015 we launched our Campus Editor program, enabling university students to begin … [Read more...]

Bringing LinkedIn to Detroit

There are so many things I love about my job, but perhaps one of the best is being able to share news that gets our employees buzzing with pride and excitement. Last week I got to do just that at our company all hands with the announcement that for the first time in ten years, LinkedIn is opening a new U.S. office in Detroit, Michigan. Why Detroit? After evaluating more than 10 U.S. cities, we chose Detroit because we believe the Motor City … [Read more...]