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  • Tuesday Tip: Connect on the Spot with LinkedIn QR Code

    August 21, 2018

    Gone are the days of looking for pen and paper to swap contact information with someone you just met. Now you can easily connect on LinkedIn and stay in touch by scanning someone’s QR code. Perfect for those flyby moments when you’re at an industry event or professional gathering. Curious to learn more about other LinkedIn features? Leave us a comment on...

  • Future-Proof Your Career Path By Learning Soft Skills with These LinkedIn Learning Courses

    August 20, 2018

    Gone are the days where employees stay in the same job for years, let alone a full career. Young professionals in particular are showing a shift in how they view their careers. Over a fifth of those under 24 have already had four or more full-time jobs in their lifetime. If you compare this to the national average of 4.1 jobs in a lifetime, it signals that Gen Z...

  • Nearly a Third of U.S. Professionals Are Career Sleepwalking: A Career Pivot Could Be Your Wake Up Call

    August 15, 2018

    If you don’t know what your career path holds, don’t worry, you're not alone. In fact, nearly half (47%) of all professionals ages 35 - 44 say they aren’t sure what their career path should look like, even after spending more than a decade in the workforce. Should they stay in the same job or take some time to invest in learning some new skills? They’re caught...

  • Tuesday Tip: Reach out at the Right Time with Active Status

    August 14, 2018

    Knowing the right time to reach out is key, so make sure to check out if your connections are available and active on LinkedIn when...

  • Summer Hiring Stays Strong: LinkedIn Workforce Report...

    August 10, 2018

    Austin’s job market has never been hotter and in July, hiring in Austin, TX, was up 14.3% from last year. The strong job market is...

  • Building a Trusted Community on LinkedIn

    August 8, 2018

    LinkedIn is a professional community that believes in real, respectful, and constructive conversations. Every day on LinkedIn our...