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  • New Job Insights That Could Unlock a Higher Salary

    February 26, 2019

    If growing in your career is on the top of your to-do list this year, you may be thinking about landing a new job. While everyone has a different career motivation, from making an impact to growing new skills, salary potential is also often an important factor. For many, salary is the top career motivator, and one of the first things you want to learn about a...

  • Celebrate Your #WorkBFF and Advance Your Career

    February 19, 2019

    If you had to stop and think about that one person at work who’s always there for you, helping, laughing, venting and making your day a better place – it’s likely your #WorkBFF. And with the average person spending 90,000 hours at work over a lifetime, it may not be surprising that 95% of professionals agree that it’s good to be friends with your coworkers. But...

  • U.S. Hiring Slowdown: February LinkedIn Workforce Report 2019

    February 8, 2019

    In this month’s Workforce Report, we looked at the effects of the recent government shutdown might have on the future of the federal workforce. The hiring rate of government agencies affected by the shutdown is currently about 50% lower than the hiring rate of agencies unaffected by the shutdown, but hiring in D.C. has been slowing over the past several months....

  • Mistakes Happen: Lean on Your Professional Community and...

    January 31, 2019

    It’s happened to most, if not all, of us at some point in our careers — a career fumble. Whether you’ve botched an interview question,...

  • Find Your Next Job on LinkedIn: Your Community Can Help

    January 27, 2019

    This time of year, many of us are thinking about making a change and committing to finding a new job. It's an exciting prospect but...

  • New Ways to Keep a Pulse on the Companies You Care About

    January 17, 2019

    Whether you're on the hunt for a new job, want to learn more about a company you've had your eye on, or just want to keep up on the...