Encountering a Quarter-life Crisis? You’re Not Alone…

By now you’ve likely heard of the quarter-life crisis — a period of insecurity and doubt  that many people in their mid 20s to early 30s go through surrounding their career, relationships, and finances. Chances are good you may experience your own. In fact, 75% of 25-33 year olds have experienced a quarter-life crisis, often related to feeling like they are at a crossroad in their career. We took a look at this phenomenon and talked to thousands of professionals globally on whether they’ve...

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6 Entry-Level Tech Jobs That Pay More Than $90,000 a Year

Want to bring in the big bucks? Try one of these careers.

Hiring Continues to Climb: LinkedIn Workforce Report November 2017

The LinkedIn Workforce Report is our monthly report on hiring, skills, and migration trends in the U.S. The latest report shows that hiring continues strong through October. Hiring across the U.S. was 24.1% higher this October versus October 2016. At tech companies and NGOs, politics-related skills are in high demand. Outside of state capitals, where state governments dominate the hiring scene, tech companies and NGOs are top employers hiring people with “politics” skills—which range from...

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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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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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A Complete Guide to the Highest-Paying Jobs, Companies, Freelance Jobs and More

Here's a handy roundup of the highest-paying opportunities across multiple job categories.

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

Claire was worried her dream job didn’t exist. For her, a dream job was one with an exciting role, cool technology and a just-right commute. Oh, and it needed to be a job that would make a big impact in the world. A tall order, right? But then she found it — all of it, at a company right in her backyard. If you’re thinking this was pure luck, think again. Here are 3 things Claire did that any job seeker can do today to help find their way in to a new opportunity: #1 Search and find companies...

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Hiring Remains Strong: LinkedIn Workforce Report October 2017

Hiring across the U.S. was 19.8% higher this September versus September 2016. The crunch for construction workers intensifies in the Southeast. Growth in Nashville’s tech sector outpaces supply of skilled workers.

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6 Creative and Out There Ways People Have Applied for Jobs

Landing a job is not an easy task, so it's important to get creative.

Cracking the Interview Code to Find Your Way In

Nice work, you've landed an interview for that job you want. Now what? The initial excitement may wear off as nervous energy sets in. You may start to wonder: How does my experience compare to others? Is this the right fit? What do I wear? How do I make a good impression? The good news is that some of the most common interview pitfalls that can distract potential employers from our strengths are super easy to avoid. Based on survey feedback we gathered from professionals across the U.S., we...

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