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    Four Ways to Grow Your Skills and Stand Out on LinkedIn

    July 28, 2020

    Investing in skills is key for both professional and personal growth -- whether that’s focusing on growing the necessary skills to stand out in the candidate pool for an open job, or learning something entirely new to prepare for a different role, industry or personal hobby. According to a recent survey, almost 50 percent of the U.S. workforce said advancing...

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    Always (and Never) Out of Office: Why Two-Thirds of Professionals Aren’t Taking Time Off in 2020, But Should

    July 27, 2020

    This time of year, we're usually packing our bags for a summer getaway and perfecting our out-of-office messages, but this year is unlike any other. Over the July 4th holiday week, historically one of the busiest travel times, Americans took 2.8 billion fewer trips than during the same period last year, marking the first decline in summer travel in more than a...

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    Help Others Pronounce Your Name Correctly

    July 6, 2020

    Ever seen someone's name in writing and find yourself not totally sure how to pronounce it correctly? Correct pronunciation is not just a common courtesy -- it’s an important part of making a good first impression and creating an inclusive workplace. That’s why we decided to provide a feature that gives you the option to share how to pronounce your name....

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    Staying Connected While Being Apart

    July 2, 2020

    Staying connected virtually with your professional community is more important now that you no longer have the opportunity to bump...

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    Helping 25 Million Job Seekers Get Back to Work

    June 30, 2020

    This year is unlike any other. We’re enduring a global pandemic that’s taken lives and impacted the well-being, health, and jobs of so...

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    New Features to Give and Get Help From Your Community

    June 30, 2020

    When it comes to your career, just one person opening a door can make all the difference. That’s why our community of millions of...