The Secrets to Great Conversation from the 2018 LinkedIn Top Voices

Today we’re launching the 4th annual Top Voices list, which celebrates the professionals creating the most-engaging content on LinkedIn. More than 2 million posts, videos and articles course through the LinkedIn feed each day, generating tens of millions more shares and likes. We culled through the data to highlight over 340 professionals around the world that are sparking conversations that make everyone better informed. This year, the Top Voices that stood out range from IBM’s most-prolific...

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US Hiring Levels Off: November LinkedIn Workforce Report 2018

Across all industries, gross hiring in the US was 3.8% higher than in October 2017, but seasonally-adjusted national hiring has been steady in the last few months. Hiring has leveled out since the late summer, but time will tell whether we’re seeing a temporary breather or a more sustained pause. The industries with the biggest year-over-year hiring increases in October were public safety (10.3% higher), corporate services (10.2% higher), and software & IT services (9.7% higher).

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What We Can All Learn from Veterans This Veterans Day

Since LinkedIn’s program to support US military veterans was launched in 2011, we’ve learned some powerful lessons about how our 2.5 million US military veteran members provide and seek help from each other. Through their support of one another during the transition to civilian life, veterans have grown into one of LinkedIn’s most active and connected communities. This year we’re sharing the story of Moses Maddox and Angie Pazmino, two veterans of the US Marine Corps who are working to chart a...

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Cultivating Trust and Security on LinkedIn

When you’re on LinkedIn, you want to know that you’re talking to real people, you feel safe and you’re engaging with professionally relevant content. One of the most important ways we do this is by empowering you to control your LinkedIn experience. From deciding whether to accept a connection request to displaying contact information on your profile, you control your interactions on LinkedIn. Our Trust Product team is one of several groups focused on building privacy and security into our...

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Transparency Report: First Half of 2018

Twice a year we issue a Transparency Report as part of our commitment to give members visibility into government requests for member data. The report includes the number of requests for member data and the number of times we provide data in response to the request. With a goal of giving our members more visibility into our practices for content takedowns, we’ve added two new pieces to this report: a section that shows content removal requests from governments and a section that shows claims of...

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The Job-Hopping Generation: Young Professionals Are On The Move

Change is in the air. More than 40% of professionals are interested in making a career pivot, whether that’s to a different industry or a different function entirely. And of those that do pivot, 50% move to a different industry, and more than 60% change functions entirely. While this behavior is common across the board, Gen Z is taking the cake as the most mobile professional generation. Young professionals making moves Gen Z is more than 3X more likely to change jobs, with 20% of them...

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Your Guide to Winning @Work: FOBO – The Fear of Better Options

Picture this - you were just offered a new position at work, or even a new job. Initially, you’re thrilled by the opportunity, but then thoughts of possible better options flood your mind. “Is this the right fit for me? What if I could find a role that offers more pay, a different title, more flexibility, the option to work from home?” Now you are struggling to make any decision. You are experiencing FOBO - the fear of better options - and you’re not alone.   More than 2 in 3 employees today...

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Hiring Growth Shows Signs of Leveling Off: LinkedIn Workforce Report October 2018

Nationally, across all industries, gross hiring in the U.S. was 1.1% lower than in September 2017. Seasonally-adjusted national hiring remained steady, with no change from August 2018. This may be an early sign of hiring growth starting to level off, after rising at a decent clip through most of 2017 and 2018. The industries with the biggest year-over-year hiring increases in September were transportation & logistics (7.5% higher); energy & mining (4.6% higher); and manufacturing (3.1% higher)....

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Your Guide to Winning @Work: Decoding the Sunday Scaries

You know the feeling. It’s Sunday and the start of the work week is only a few hours away. For some, it's time for a new chance to chase your goals, but for many of you, worries about the week ahead are making their way front and center. It’s called... the Sunday Scaries. If this sounds familiar, you’re in good company. According to new LinkedIn research, 80% of professionals experience the Sunday Scaries, with over 90% of Millennials and Generation Z reporting they feel it. So what causes the...

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New LinkedIn Features in Office 365 Help You Build Relationships and Better Collaborate

When I talk to people about what they love most about their jobs, the answer I hear most is that it’s the people; nothing is more important than working with people you know and appreciate. And when I ask what they love about their community on LinkedIn, I actually get the same response: it’s the people in your professional community and the relationships you’ve formed with your connections.   That’s why I’m excited today to show how LinkedIn and Microsoft are making it easier to collaborate...

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