Posts by Scott Nicholson

  • Scott Nicholson

    How has our economy evolved in the past five years? Which industries are shrinking or growing through these challenging economic times? These are some of the questions that the Council of Economic Advisors (CEA) delves into each February in the “Economic Report of the President“ (ERP). This year, the CEA worked with us to glean further insights into industry trends both during the recent recession and after its end in June 2009 [1]. With the data and methodology [2] in…

  • Scott Nicholson

    Women are more savvy networkers in the ranching industry. Men are more savvy networkers in the cosmetics industry. Wait, what? That was exactly our reaction when we saw the initial results for our latest data insights blog post on the differences in social networking behavior between men and women. The overall result in the US is that men are overall more savvy networkers than women, but the real insights start to surface when you start slicing and dicing by industry and company…

  • Scott Nicholson

    As of today we have 100 million professionals on LinkedIn! It’s an enormous number and a milestone that we are very proud to reach. While our early adopters from May 2003 could have a (huge!) party, it would be a bit difficult for all 100 million of us to physically get together and celebrate. Turns out we could do it in a Boeing 747, but in order to do so we’d have to shrink our bodies down to the size of 0.96-inch (24.4mm) diameter gumballs! In celebration of the…

  • Scott Nicholson

    Given the growing excitement in the USA around this weekend’s Super Bowl, our Analytics Team thought it would be fun to dive into the LinkedIn data to…

  • Scott Nicholson

    Today is Veterans Day here in the US where we honor those that have served in the military. The most recent statistics from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics…