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  • Soft Skills Crucial To Landing Your Dream Job

    August 30, 2016

    Earlier this year, we published a list of the 25 most in-demand skills — like mobile development, channel marketing, and economics. As you may have noticed, all of the skills on the list are “hard skills,” or specific skills required to do a job that can be learned. That’s why we were surprised when recruiters started telling us that they were having a hard time...

  • Gender Equality and Fair Pay Matter

    August 26, 2016

    This morning, LinkedIn joined 28 other companies in signing the White House Equal Pay Pledge - a visible commitment to do our part to close the national pay gap. Despite decades of research, work and laws to correct the gap in salaries, full-time working women in the United States today earn only 79 percent of men’s wages. We agree that companies need to step...

  • Tap Into Professional Knowledge with Content Search at LinkedIn

    August 25, 2016

    Every day millions of professionals are using LinkedIn to share their experiences, opinions and perspectives on a wide variety of topics. All of this professional knowledge is literally at your fingertips with our new content search feature on the LinkedIn mobile app. Members can now search for any topic and find relevant articles published on LinkedIn, either...

  • LinkedIn ProFinder Expands Nationwide to Help You Hire...

    August 24, 2016

    The freelance economy is on the rise. In fact, the number of freelancers on LinkedIn has grown by nearly 50% in just the past five...

  • Nobody Does It Alone: Learn How to Lean on the People...

    August 22, 2016

    As we pursue our careers, each of us relies on mentors, teachers, parents, and colleagues for advice, motivation and support. Every...

  • First jobs are powerful: The wide-reaching appeal of ...

    August 16, 2016

    It started with a question: What were your #firstsevenjobs? Over the past two weeks, that simple question has triggered a landslide of...