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  • Keep Tabs on Companies You Care About with New Premium Feature

    October 31, 2017

    We know how valuable your time is as a busy professional, and that it can be a challenge to keep tabs on competitive and industry trends. To make this easier, last year we added insights to our Premium experience, providing you with access to information like growth and hiring trends by function when looking at a company page on LinkedIn. We’re expanding Premium...

  • Workplace Wisdom From Space: LinkedIn Speaker Series with Captain Jim Whetherbee

    October 27, 2017

    Before he became a U.S. Navy Aviator, landed airplanes on aircraft carriers, flew fighter jets, and especially before making five successful trips to space, Captain Jim Whetherbee actually hated adrenaline, danger and risk-taking. In fact, he still does. To this day, he’s clearly been able to suppress this fear while being successful, safe, and productive. This...

  • Find Your Next Job by Quietly Signaling You’re Open to New Opportunities

    October 27, 2017

    One year ago, we introduced a feature called Open Candidates, which gives job seekers an easy way to quietly signal to recruiters that they’re open to new opportunities. This is a win-win for recruiters and job-seekers alike, as interested candidates get contacted for relevant opportunities and recruiters can search a pool of job seekers looking for a new...

  • Tuesday Tip: Who You Know Can Help You Get The Job

    October 24, 2017

    Did you know that more than 70% of professionals on LinkedIn have been hired at companies where they have a connection? The next time...

  • Keep the Conversation Going with New Smart Replies in...

    October 24, 2017

    The conversations you have on LinkedIn can open up a variety of opportunities, ranging from making  an introduction to your next boss...

  • Evolving the Definition of Success in the U.K. and Germany

    October 22, 2017

    When I was growing up, pop culture perpetuated the idea that success only came from power, money and possessions. Whether it was...