Adding LinkedIn’s Profile Card on Office 365 Offers a Simple Way to Build a Professional Relationship

Over my career, I’ve learned that the success of a project is often determined by the strength of the team. That’s why it’s important to take time to know the people you work with, and it’s why I’m excited to share LinkedIn’s integration into the Office Profile Card, bringing personalized LinkedIn insights directly into your Microsoft Office 365 experience. This makes it easier to develop authentic relationships with your colleagues, your customers, and your partners, and is part of our efforts...

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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 artist makes a guide to the Burning Man festival...

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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.

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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 are 8 times more likely to get hired. That’s a...

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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 the full report here.

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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 way more capable of overcoming all of these...

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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 pay potential — like location, industry and...

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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 increase your earning potential and find your...

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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: you’re more likely to find your way in to...

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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 studying and experiencing the progressive collapse of...

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