Weekly Roundup: Finding Freelance Gigs, Managing your Groups, and Packaging your Sales

Before you jump into the long weekend, check out the latest features and tips on how LinkedIn can help you stay ahead of the curve. In need of a gig? In just 3 years, freelancers are expected to represent 43% of the workforce. If you’re part of this rapidly growing sector and are looking for project-based work rather than, or in addition to, a traditional 9-5 job, give LinkedIn ProFinder a try. From Design to Marketing to Career Coaching gigs, ProFinder can help you connect with consumers and...

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Finding Your Way in at One of LinkedIn’s Top Companies

Last week, we published our second annual list of Top Companies, looking at where professionals in the U.S. want to work now. The list includes some of the most sought-after companies across a variety of industries, where the talent competition is strong. To help you find your way in, we took a look at where there’s the most opportunity at a handful of our Top Companies. We analyzed our LinkedIn Premium Business Insights data to learn more about where you can get your foot in the door, and head...

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Tuesday Tips: How to Be a Job Search Ninja on LinkedIn

We’ve talked about rockin’ your profile, interview prep and the stealth job search, now let’s talk about how to use the next level job search tools for your job hunt. We’ve got more than 10 million jobs on LinkedIn, so knowing how to filter them down to find the right job for you is important! 1. Find that needle in the haystack. If you’re looking for something specific, make sure to narrow down your desired title and location when searching for a job using filters. This sets up the initial...

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Weekly Roundup: A Glimpse of Top Companies, Meet Your Job Match and Discover the latest in InMail Analytics

Time for your weekly dose of LinkedIn’s new updates and features. Top of the charts. Do you know which companies are considered the most attractive in the world? According to the billions of actions taken by LinkedIn’s 500+ million members, Alphabet, Amazon, Facebook and Salesforce top the list. LinkedIn just announced this year’s Top Companies list, showcasing the top companies across markets around the globe that are the most sought-after by professionals. Could your dream employer be on this...

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LinkedIn Unveils Second Annual Top Companies List

We just announced the second annual Top Companies list, spotlighting the companies most-sought after by LinkedIn’s 500M+ members based on billions of actions. The top companies on the list in the U.S. are Alphabet (#1), Amazon (#2), Facebook (#3), and Salesforce (#4). The proof is in the pudding with the data, but what makes these companies so appealing to job seekers? The LinkedIn editorial team dug deep and found a few key trends. The First Day Counts: Top Companies make day one a big deal......

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#TuesdayTips – Leveraging LinkedIn to Prep for your Interview

You’ve successfully landed an interview. Now what? Time to get prepared to make sure you have the winning interview formula. Here are three ways LinkedIn can help you nail it: 1. Find common ground. Start the interview off the right way by finding common ground. Do your homework to warm up the conversation, so you don't have to start an awkward conversation about the weather. Check out your interviewer’s LinkedIn profile to see if you have any connections in common, maybe you went to the same...

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Weekly Roundup: Content Analytics, Photo Editing and Profile Summary Suggestions

Happy Friday everyone, in this week’s round up, we’ve packaged up a few goodies to help put that extra shine on your LinkedIn presence. Here we go: Know your audience - Writing or posting something can feel a little intimidating, but knowing who your audience is can make all the difference. Now with access to audience insights from the desktop experience you can quickly glean who’s seeing the posts you’ve shared, articles you’ve written, including breakdowns of your audience like their company...

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Graduates, Now’s The Time to Find Your First Job

It’s graduation season, which means there are hundreds of thousands of recent graduates itching to use their degrees out in the real world. So, grads, this post is dedicated to you. We know that finding what may be your first job can feel like an insurmountable task, but we’re ready to help you take the first (second, and third) steps to getting your foot in the door. Head over to our Jobs blog for more insights like which companies are hiring the most graduates (Google, anyone?) and some of...

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Tuesday Tips: Kick Your Job Search Up a Notch with Premium Career

Did you know that with the Premium Career subscription, you can unlock a whole lot of extra goodness for your job search? Whether it’s to InMail people you aren’t connected to yet (message someone you admire for career advice), or see an expanded list of Who’s Viewed Your Profile (it’s not too late to reach out to that recruiter who checked out your profile), here are some additional tips for making the most of your Premium Career subscription:   Relationships matter. Leveraging the...

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Weekly Roundup: Message and Share Comments, Calendar Sync, Personalized Job Insights

It’s that time of the week to get your dose of the latest and greatest feature updates on LinkedIn: Have more to say? You can now easily move your public conversation into a private one by messaging your connections directly from a comment they post on LinkedIn. Or maybe you want to share an  insightful comment with someone? Now you have the ability to share comments via text, email and more. In our app, just tap on the control icon on the right side of any comment to see the message and share...

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