Tuesday Tips: How to be an All-Star With Your LinkedIn Profile

Building your LinkedIn Profile to be the best professional representation of you is just the first step in taking your career to the next level. While that may sound like a lot of work, updating your profile shouldn’t feel like a chore. All-Star status is a thing. You’ll notice that on both our desktop and mobile experiences, we’ve added a profile completion meter to help show you how your profile stacks up, with quick tips on how to improve your profile in minutes. The more complete it is, the...

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The Power of LinkedIn’s 500 Million Community

We recently crossed an important and exciting milestone. We now have half a billion members in 200 countries connecting, and engaging with one another in professional conversations and finding opportunities through these connections on LinkedIn. What does this means for you? This community represents 10+ million active jobs, access to 9+ million companies, and with more than 100,000 articles published every week it's helping you stay informed on the news and views impacting your professional...

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Weekly Roundup: Most Recent is Back, Message from Anywhere, Respond with One Click

Welcome to our new weekly roundup series, a new series to keep you in the know on the latest and greatest product updates and tools we’re adding to the LinkedIn experience. Our hope is that you tune in weekly to learn more about these new tools and how to make the most of them in your day to day. Let’s take a look see at what’s new this week: Toggle to the left, toggle to the right. No, it’s not a new dance, but we have added back the ability for you to view the updates you care about most, up...

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How a New Generation of Entrepreneurs Is Changing The World: LinkedIn Speaker Series with Brad Stone

These days, most of my travel planning is done straight from my smartphone. I ride to and from the airport on Uber or Lyft, I get a better sense of the city from the carefully chosen Airbnb I’m staying at, I pick restaurants and book reservations without ever speaking to a single person on OpenTable, and so much more. I revel in the simplicity and elevated experiences each app brings me, but am fully aware that this new normal didn’t come easily. In fact, how this technology became a regular...

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Tuesday Tips: Making Your LinkedIn Feed Work for You

Your LinkedIn Feed is designed to surface topics you care about from sources that matter to you. It contains updates from your network, people and companies you follow, and recommended industry content based on your profile. Ultimately though, it’s your feed and we’re giving you the tools to build an experience you love. Here are two things you can try out today.    Need a fresh perspective?  Accessing the diverse views and news shared on LinkedIn is quick and easy. Whether you’re on your phone...

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Updates to Our Terms of Service

At LinkedIn, our “members first” philosophy helps guide every decision we make, including how we gather and respect your personal information. Today, we’re giving you an early look at LinkedIn’s updated Terms of Service - our Privacy Policy and User Agreement - so that you can understand what’s changing before it takes effect on June 7, 2017. It’s been a little while since we updated our Terms of Service and we’ve taken this opportunity to shorten and reorganize our Privacy Policy to make it...

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Introducing a Smarter Way to Message and Build Meaningful Relationships on LinkedIn

Did you know that 80% of LinkedIn members consider professional networking to be important to career success? It’s not surprising as conversations are at the heart of unlocking opportunities such as a new job, business lead or career advice. That’s why we’re rolling out an even smarter messaging experience with the ability to message a connection from wherever you may be on LinkedIn, along with suggestions that can help connect you to a new job.   Here’s what’s new: Message professional...

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More Features Coming to the New LinkedIn Experience

A month ago, we rolled out our new LinkedIn desktop redesign to all our members, and we have heard from many of you about what you like about the new experience as well as how to make some of the new features even more valuable. We’re continuing to iterate and also bring new and improved features, so that you are getting the most out of the new redesigned experience. Here are a few recently added updates based on your feedback, and new tools we believe will help you be even more productive:...

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Digital Accessibility: Working to Further Inclusion in the Workplace

LinkedIn’s vision is to create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce and that includes making it possible for individuals with disabilities or impairments to access our sites and mobile apps. Unlike race or gender, disabilities are not always something that can be seen by the naked eye, which may be why they are often overlooked or absent in conversations around diversity and inclusion in the workplace, and more broadly, in the digital world. In today’s highly connected...

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Hiring Trends Show a Slight Dip For Second Month: LinkedIn Workforce Report April 2017

Hiring in the U.S. got off to an exceptionally strong start in January. But since then, hiring activity has dipped slightly. Hiring across the U.S. was 5.8% higher in March than March 2016, but seasonally-adjusted hiring (hiring that excludes seasonal hiring variations - like companies hiring less in December due to the holiday season) was 0.9% lower than February. And February was 1.3% lower than January. That’s according to our new LinkedIn Workforce Report — a report we publish monthly that...

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