LinkedIn Talent Solutions Articles

  • Attracting Diverse Talent through LinkedIn Open Mic Night

    January 12, 2017

    At LinkedIn, we pride ourselves on our culture -- it’s at the core of everything we do, and our competitive advantage. A key reason we believe LinkedIn has been successful is that part of that culture involves encouraging our teams to take intelligent risks. Recently my team took a risk that reinforced for current employees what makes LinkedIn such a unique...

  • What It Takes for a Young Professional to Get Hired Today

    October 10, 2014

    Growing up, I remember working hard for good grades but stressing over what I really needed to do to get a job one day. I worked a number of odd jobs to gain valuable skills, and while that experience was important, it wasn’t everything. Developing soft skills was just as important to grow my career. But which soft skills are employers looking for in young...

  • Don’t Settle: How To Land Your Dream Job At Your Dream Company

    June 17, 2014

    Peter Gibbons, disgruntled Initech employee from the movie Office Space, once said, “So I was sitting in my cubicle today, and I realized, ever since I started working, every single day of my life has been worse than the day before it. So that means that every single day that you see me, that's on the worst day of my life.” Office Space struck a chord with lots...

  • Why it Pays to be Adaptable: Tips to Future-Proof Your...

    April 7, 2014

    You see your dream job posted on LinkedIn. Unfortunately, it’s located halfway around the world and it’s just not the right time to...

  • How to "Woo" a Recruiter and Land Your Dream Job

    February 13, 2014

    Struggling to find your significant other the perfect Valentine's Day gift? If I may make a suggestion: woo a recruiter. Stop...

  • Welcome Bright to the LinkedIn Family

    February 6, 2014

    When we first met Eduardo Vivas and his team at Bright, which we welcomed into the LinkedIn family today, we immediately hit it off....