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  • Transparency Report about Government Requests for Member Data: Second Half of 2017

    April 4, 2018

    To give our members visibility into government requests for data we release a Transparency Report twice a year. In this new report, we continue to see a steady increase year-to-year, both in total number of requests (224) and accounts subject to request (642). As always, you can learn more about our commitment to transparency and take a look at the report in...

  • Tuesday Tip: How to Take a Great LinkedIn Profile Photo Without a Professional Photographer

    March 27, 2018

    A common misconception is that people feel they need a glossy photo for their LinkedIn Profile. But the truth is that it doesn’t have to be fancy!  All you need is a photo that represents who you are and what makes sense for the job you want. Plus, we’ve made it easy to add and edit photos right from our mobile app: Tap on your profile photo and either select an...

  • A New Office for LinkedIn in Europe Brings New Growth Potential in the German-language Region

    March 22, 2018

    I’m thrilled to announce that the 11th LinkedIn office in EMEA, will be in Berlin, Germany! This reflects the significant momentum LinkedIn has experienced in the German-speaking region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) and our ambitions for future growth. It was back in 2011 that LinkedIn first established itself in region, with two million members and a small...

  • The LinkedIn 2018 Top Companies Share How to Ace an...

    March 21, 2018

    We just unveiled the third annual LinkedIn Top Companies list, spotlighting the most sought-after companies in the world where...

  • LinkedIn Video: Stand Out with Filters and Text

    March 20, 2018

    Every day we see great examples of LinkedIn members using video to connect with their work communities in new and creative ways –...

  • Introducing Ask for a Referral: Making It Easier to Find...

    March 19, 2018

    If you’ve had your eye on a specific role or have always wanted to work for a particular company, referrals are one of the best ways...