Stay on Top of In-Demand Skills with New Notifications

While it’s estimated that 65% of children entering primary school today will ultimately hold jobs that don’t yet exist, staying on top of emerging skills can help you prepare for the changing workforce. Learning new skills and highlighting your strengths can help you connect to new opportunities, regardless of what industry you work in. To give you more insight into in-demand skills so that you can stay ahead of the curve, we’re rolling out a new monthly notification that suggests relevant...

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LinkedIn’s Top 3 Tips for Navigating the Holidays at Work

While you might not realize it, the holiday season can be a major opportunity for your career. In fact, almost half of all professionals (47%) have seen a positive impact on their career from holiday networking. So how should you make the most out of the holiday festivities at your office? Below is your ultimate guide for the 2017 holiday season at work: 1: Show Up to the Party and Get your Network On First things first, make an effort to attend the holiday party – it sends the message that you...

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LinkedIn and Spotify Unveil the Ultimate Office Holiday Playlist

The holidays are nearing, temperatures are changing, and it's likely you have that one colleague who’s been blasting their holiday playlist on repeat since October! Whether or not you're on team "everything holiday, all the time" or "wait until december before holiday cheer can start," the fact-of-the matter is that December is almost here and holiday music is everywhere. But when it comes to holiday music in the workplace, the best way to avoid a clash with colleagues is to stick with the...

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Tuesday Tip: More is Merrier with LinkedIn Group Messaging

Sharing what you know with a group of people that matter most to you is easy with group messaging on LinkedIn. Simply start a new message, add the people you want to chat with, give your group a name, and that’s it! On mobile, you can @ mention specific people on the thread so that they are instantly notified. Looking for LinkedIn tips on a weekly basis? Make sure to subscribe to our blog.

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Tuesday Tip: Make Your Messages on LinkedIn a Smart Reply

Ever need a little inspiration and help to respond to incoming messages in a timely manner? LinkedIn smart replies will suggest personalized, relevant responses to make it easier for you to keep the conversation going, no matter how busy you are. The next time your teammate asks if you’d like to attend an event next week you may see smart reply suggestions, such as “Yes!,” “What time?” or “👍 .” We hope this helps you stay on top of your messages! For a weekly dose of LinkedIn tips, make sure...

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Tuesday Tip: Learn More About Who You’re Emailing with Sales Navigator Lite for Gmail

How often do you get added to an email with people you don’t know, or head into a meeting with lots of new faces? To help you in these situations, try out Sales Navigator Lite for Gmail. It’s an easy way to get more background and context on who you’re working with. And the best part? It’s completely free for any Gmail user, no Sales Navigator subscription needed. Here’s what you can do: See LinkedIn Profile details when you hover over an email address, like where they work, what they do, and...

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Tuesday Tip: Timing is Everything, See When Your Connections are Active

New LinkedIn data shows that more than one-third of members have surfaced new opportunities through casual conversations via messaging on LinkedIn. And we know timing is everything when striking up a conversation, so we’re making it easier for you to know when your connections are available and active on LinkedIn. Whether you’re messaging a friend, scrolling through your feed, or checking your notifications, simply look for the green status dot to see if your connection is online. And if you...

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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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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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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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