Tuesday Tip: Stay on Top of New Job Openings with Search Alerts

Looking to stay up to speed on when your favorite company posts a new job or if there is a relevant job listing for a particular title or role you’re looking for? Simply go to our Job Search App (available for iOS and Android) or do a job search on desktop, and create alerts with your preferences, including titles, keywords or companies. This way you’ll be the first to know when the job you want opens up.

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Keep Tabs on Companies You Care About with New Premium Feature

We know how valuable your time is as a busy professional, and that it can be a challenge to keep tabs on competitive and industry trends. To make this easier, last year we added insights to our Premium experience, providing you with access to information like growth and hiring trends by function when looking at a company page on LinkedIn. We’re expanding Premium Insights with a new feature called “peer benchmarking.” With this feature, you can easily compare your company, or other companies you...

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Workplace Wisdom From Space: LinkedIn Speaker Series with Captain Jim Whetherbee

Before he became a U.S. Navy Aviator, landed airplanes on aircraft carriers, flew fighter jets, and especially before making five successful trips to space, Captain Jim Whetherbee actually hated adrenaline, danger and risk-taking. In fact, he still does. To this day, he’s clearly been able to suppress this fear while being successful, safe, and productive. This is largely due to a life chalk-full of experiences, several of which were spent facing risk and danger head-on, which helped foster his...

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Find Your Next Job by Quietly Signaling You’re Open to New Opportunities

One year ago, we introduced a feature called Open Candidates, which gives job seekers an easy way to quietly signal to recruiters that they’re open to new opportunities. This is a win-win for recruiters and job-seekers alike, as interested candidates get contacted for relevant opportunities and recruiters can search a pool of job seekers looking for a new challenge. This has been — and will continue to be — a huge part of helping millions of our members connect with opportunity. The response...

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Tuesday Tip: Who You Know Can Yelp You Get The Job

Did you know that more than 70% of professionals on LinkedIn have been hired at companies where they have a connection? The next time you’re checking out a job opening or a Company Page on LinkedIn, we’ll show your mutual connections in the messaging conversation window. The people you know at the company may be able to help you learn more about the culture, make an introduction, or refer you for a job. Starting a conversation is a great first step toward opening up new opportunities.

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Keep the Conversation Going with New Smart Replies in LinkedIn Messaging

The conversations you have on LinkedIn can open up a variety of opportunities, ranging from making  an introduction to your next boss to getting valuable advice from a peer in your industry. But we know that finding the time to reply or simply be responsive to incoming messages can sometimes be a challenge with everything else you have going on. To help you shave a little time and more easily respond to your messages, we’ve made our reply suggestions smarter. Using machine learning, we’ll show...

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Evolving the Definition of Success in the U.K. and Germany

When I was growing up, pop culture perpetuated the idea that success only came from power, money and possessions. Whether it was Gordon Gekko ruling Wall Street or Jerry Maguire being shown the money, the idea of achieving success revolved around hitting the financial jackpot. Since then, the world has been redefined in every way possible. We watch all our shows when we want to without the need to tune in at a specific time, clouds now store our pictures rather than frames, and apps help us...

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Practical Tips for Finding The Way In: Anna’s Job Search Story

Shortly after starting law school, Anna realized it wasn’t for her. “I just wasn’t very fulfilled,” said Anna. “And I didn’t know what I could do next.” We’ve all been there. Sometimes we feel stuck. But it’s what Anna did to get unstuck that makes her story so inspiring, actionable and insightful for anyone considering a career shift. Specifically, Anna did three things to kickstart her new career as a software engineer: #1 Talk to the people you know. Anna leaned on her personal relationships...

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Tuesday Tip: Update Your Career Interests and Discover the Right Jobs

Finding the right job can sometimes feel like you’re looking for a needle in a haystack. One action you can take to help is to share your career interests, which in turn helps LinkedIn personalize job recommendations for you. Using the Career Interests dashboard, you can set your career interests by location, company size, industry, and the job titles you’re interested in pursuing. Here you can also turn on Open Candidates to privately signal you’re open to a new opportunity — in fact, this can...

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Huawei and LinkedIn: A new way to power your professional relationships

We’re excited to share a new partnership with Huawei, which announced its new Mate10 flagship smartphone in Munich, Germany today. As part of our collaboration with Huawei, you will now be able to access the power of your LinkedIn network directly from your Huawei smartphone. It’s an OS level integration available to all users of the new EMUI 8, which means that you can now connect your LinkedIn account to see the latest profile information about your professional contacts directly integrated...

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