Posts by Sarah Alpern

  • Sarah Alpern

    Towards the end of last year, my colleague Esteban announced the full roll out of our latest people search tool – “Faceted Search”. I’d like to give you an inside look at the process, principles, and decisions that went into designing that feature. Our overall goal was to create an inspiring and engaging experience on LinkedIn for finding people you already know, as well as discovering others you may find helpful. I’d like to talk about a couple of key philosophies that…

  • Sarah Alpern

    Search is an important aspect of the LinkedIn experience and a big part of many professional’s everyday jobs. We recently launched a more streamlined design for LinkedIn Search, with the goal of helping our users, often on the run or at work, to find who they’re looking for both quickly and effectively. While Esteban’s post from last week focused on the product upgrades within LinkedIn search, I’d like to walk you through the process of designing an improved user experience…