10 Tips for Landing a Job in a New City

When it comes to moving to a new city, there are so many things to take into consideration, including employment.

Hiring Keeps Up the Pace Through March: LinkedIn Workforce Report April 2018

In March, hiring across the U.S. was 19.3% higher than in March 2017. Seasonally-adjusted hiring was 3.1% higher in March than in February 2018. Hiring has been slightly better through the start of 2018 than it was in the second half of 2017, but year-over-year comparisons will become more challenging as we move into spring, when hiring skyrocketed last year. In line with national hiring trends, the industries with the biggest year-over-year hiring increases in March were financial services &...

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12 Odd Jobs That Pay Surprisingly Well

Sometimes, odd jobs can be high-paying jobs.

10 of the Highest Paying Gig Economy Jobs of 2018

Thinking about joining the gig economy? Here are some top-notch jobs.

Hiring Remains Strong After January’s Spike: LinkedIn Workforce Report March 2018

In February, hiring across the U.S. was 20.1% higher than in February 2017. Seasonally-adjusted hiring was 8.5% lower in February than in January 2018, indicating that January’s spike in hiring was probably a one-off. That said, February’s decline merely brought hiring flows back into line with their elevated level during the second half of 2017.

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A Snapshot of Progress Among Women in the Workforce

While the rate of progress for women to achieve economic parity has been slow, it’s important to shine a light on the progress that has been made, and make time to say thank you to the women in our lives who have helped us push for progress personally and professionally. So, in honor of this year’s International Women’s Day happening on March 8, we wanted to highlight progress made by women in the long and short term. The 2017 World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report found that gender...

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Ten of the Most Irresistible Job Listings in the U.S.

You might not think Tesla, the Philadelphia 76ers, and the Ellen Degeneres Show have much in common, but it turns out people were eagerly viewing job openings at these organizations. The roles - which range from project manager roles at Michael Kors and HBO, to an internship at Royal Caribbean Cruises - were some of the most sought-after jobs on LinkedIn in 2017, with tens of thousands of potential applicants looking at these roles. To give you a sense of the types of jobs that got the most...

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9 Things to Consider Before Accepting a New Job

Often, the excitement associated with receiving the offer of a new job and accepting it, plus the flattery expressed by a job offer, may lead to a too-quick decision.

Introducing Salary Insights on Jobs

In 2016, we introduced LinkedIn Salary -- a tool that allows users to see a detailed breakdown of salaries by job title and location based on information privately submitted by LinkedIn members. Since then, we’ve been hard at work identifying ways to make this experience even more valuable, and encourage even greater transparency when it comes to conversations about pay. That’s why today we are announcing Salary Insights: a new way for you to explore compensation details on open roles. This...

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Hiring Trends up from This Time Last Year: LinkedIn Workforce Report February 2018

In January, hiring across the U.S. was 13.0% higher than in January 2017. Seasonally-adjusted hiring was 10.9% higher in January than in December 2017—making January 2018 the strongest month for hiring since May 2017. While it is too early to tell if this hiring spike is attributed to increased confidence from the new tax bill, the industries with the biggest year-over-year hiring increase in January were manufacturing and industrial (15.5% higher); aerospace, automotive, and transportation...

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