Unveiling a New LinkedIn Groups Experience: A Shared Space to Build Your Professional Communities

We’ve heard from all of you about how important LinkedIn Groups are to helping you build your professional communities. You’ve told us how valuable it is to have a shared space where you can talk to other professionals about trends in your industry, stay connected with fellow alumni, come together to plan networking events, and discuss the many topics you care about. We’re excited to introduce the new LinkedIn Groups experience today! With your feedback in mind, we’ve rebuilt Groups from the...

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The 2018 LinkedIn Top Startups Are Changing The Way We Work

Today, we announced the U.S. 2018 LinkedIn Top Startups list, our annual ranking of the 50 most sought-after startups, as determined by the billions of actions taken by more than 575 million professionals on LinkedIn. Topping the list this year is Lyft (#1), Halo Top Creamery (#2), Coinbase (#3), Noodle.ai (#4) and Bird (#5). These companies are not only redefining our future as consumers (see: low calorie ice cream and scooters for commuters), but they’re changing the ways we get our jobs done...

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Tuesday Tip: A New Way To Show Your Professional Journey

Career progression can happen whether you’ve been at multiple companies or just one. And now you can show consecutive positions you’ve held at the same place in one section. Take advantage of the new design to showcase your depth of experience today. Looking for more tips? Drop us a comment on LinkedIn with any requests for #TuesdayTips!  

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Updates to Jobs Search Make It Even Easier to Find the Right Job on LinkedIn

Looking for a new job is a journey that can be full of twists and turns, but there’s a lot you can do to make your search more effective. Through our own research, we’ve found professionals are changing jobs more than ever - especially among younger generations - and they’re often making career pivots or looking for more flexibility. Today we’re introducing some changes to LinkedIn Jobs to help job-seekers find the job that’s right for them - a new search experience, remote jobs search, and...

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Tuesday Tip: Connect on the Spot with LinkedIn QR Code

Gone are the days of looking for pen and paper to swap contact information with someone you just met. Now you can easily connect on LinkedIn and stay in touch by scanning someone’s QR code. Perfect for those flyby moments when you’re at an industry event or professional gathering. Curious to learn more about other LinkedIn features? Leave us a comment on LinkedIn with your #TuesdayTip requests.

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Future-Proof Your Career Path By Learning Soft Skills with These LinkedIn Learning Courses

Gone are the days where employees stay in the same job for years, let alone a full career. Young professionals in particular are showing a shift in how they view their careers. Over a fifth of those under 24 have already had four or more full time jobs in their lifetime. If you compare this to the national average of 4.1 jobs in a lifetime, it signals that Gen Z are likely to have far more jobs than the Baby Boomers. Moreover, career pivots are increasingly popular with half of professionals...

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Nearly a Third of U.S. Professionals Are Career Sleepwalking: A Career Pivot Could Be Your Wake Up Call

If you don’t know what your career path holds, don’t worry, you're not alone. In fact, nearly half (47%) of all professionals ages 35 - 44 say they aren’t sure what their career path should look like, even after spending more than a decade in the workforce. Should they stay in the same job or take some time to invest in learning some new skills? They’re caught at a crossroads and may end up “sleepwalking” through their career, feeling like they’re on a treadmill going nowhere. In fact, we found...

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Tuesday Tip: Reach out at the Right Time with Active Status

Knowing the right time to reach out is key, so make sure to check out if your connections are available and active on LinkedIn when sending a note. Simply look for the green status dot to see if your connection is online when you go to message them, as you scroll through your feed, or when you check out their profile. We’re always looking for #TuesdayTip ideas so take a moment to let us know what you’d like to see!

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Summer Hiring Stays Strong: LinkedIn Workforce Report August 2018

Austin’s job market has never been hotter and in July, hiring in Austin, TX, was up 14.3% from last year. The strong job market is drawing people from all over the country, bringing Austin to #1 on our ranking of U.S. cities attracting the most workers. For every 10,000 LinkedIn members in Austin today, 105 arrived in the past 12 months. Of those arrivals, 10.5% are from Houston, 7.6% are from San Francisco, and 4.8% are from New York. Austin’s thriving tech scene is a big magnet, as indicated...

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Building a Trusted Community on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a professional community that believes in real, respectful, and constructive conversations. Everyday on LinkedIn our members make connections that help them grow their network, find new career opportunities or learn new skills. We’re committed to making sure these connections continue to take place in a safe, trusted and professional environment. Our head of Trust and Safely, Paul Rockwell, published a post on LinkedIn today about how his team works to keep our members safe and I...

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