Posts by Sam Gager

  • The headline from our Q1 2014 LinkedIn Economic Confidence Outlook was “scattered optimism” about the global economy among business leaders. The latest results from Q2 show a decrease in the already moderate optimistic outlook among the majority of the 15 countries we surveyed, with one notable exception: India. Confidence in the global economy among business leaders in India took a major leap from 51% to 71% in Q2. The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) pro-business and pro-job…

  • LinkedIn now has more than 300 million professionals around the world from nearly every major industry and job level, including many executives and managers. Together, they represent a wealth of professional knowledge, insights and opinions. With the health of local and global economies on everyone’s radar, we decided to tap into the minds of senior business leaders on LinkedIn to get a sense of where our economy is headed in the near future. In the first quarter of 2014, we…