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  • Make Your Conversations More Engaging with GIFs in Messaging

    April 11, 2018

    For the next generation of professionals, visual communication using GIFs and emojis is second nature and a universal language. To make it easier for you to communicate on LinkedIn, we’ve teamed up with Tenor to integrate GIFs directly into Messaging. Now you can quickly search for GIFs straight within messaging and send on the spot. Seven in 10 Americans use...

  • Hiring Keeps Up the Pace Through March: LinkedIn Workforce Report April 2018

    April 5, 2018

    In March, hiring across the U.S. was 19.3% higher than in March 2017. Seasonally-adjusted hiring was 3.1% higher in March than in February 2018. Hiring has been slightly better through the start of 2018 than it was in the second half of 2017, but year-over-year comparisons will become more challenging as we move into spring, when hiring skyrocketed last year. In...

  • 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...

    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...

  • A New Office for LinkedIn in Europe Brings New Growth...

    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...

  • 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...