LinkedIn, J.Crew, and WeWork Set the Stage for Success

If you were to stop what you're doing – literally, right now – and ask yourself, “How do you define success? What are you in it for?” Would the answer come easily? No matter your response, the good news is there is no right answer. The definition of success is personal and constantly evolving – and so is how people think, feel, and even talk about it. This is why LinkedIn, J.Crew, and WeWork are teaming up to debut a new discussion series, to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs and...

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Tuesday Tip: Stand Out by Flexing Your Skills on Your LinkedIn Profile

For as many different jobs and definitions of success that exist, there are just as many skills that it takes to get there. Listing five or more skills on your LinkedIn Profile can lead to up to 17 times more views. This means the next time someone is searching for your particular skill set in graphic design or event planning, for example, you have a better shot of showing up in their results. Showcasing your skills can be the start of new conversations and opportunities. Keeping your network...

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Tuesday Tip: Reconnecting in the New Year

We all have a running list of people we’ve been meaning to follow up with or have been hoping to reach out to. The New Year is a great time to rekindle some of those conversations. Whether you’re looking to just catch up, discuss new opportunities, or share professional learnings, here are some tips to help you get started: Join conversations right from your feed: A simple way to reconnect is by commenting on updates from people in your network. See an interesting conversation? Add a comment...

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Tuesday Tip: Stay on Top of Trending News With the LinkedIn Widget

Keeping tabs on industry news and trending stories can be done while waiting in line for lunch or during your commute thanks to the LinkedIn widget on your smartphone. The first step is to make sure you have the LinkedIn mobile app on your phone. On iOS: Swipe right to the Home screen and tap on “Edit” to add a new widget Search for LinkedIn Now and you’re all set! You’ll now see the latest headlines to read more and stay ahead on trending news. The first step is to make sure you have the...

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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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