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LinkedIn’s Most Promising Jobs of 2019 from Blog

Every January, millions of people start the new year searching for the next chapter in their professional journey, whether that means learning a new skill or finding a new job. To help, we unveiled the most in-demand skills of the year last week, and this week we’re back to share the year’s Most Promising Jobs. Based on LinkedIn data, these positions come with high salaries, a significant number of job openings and year-over-year growth, and are more likely to lead to a promotion. Whether...

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7 days ago

New Year, New Job: Tap Into Your Professional Community to Help You Land the Role from Blog

If landing a new job is one of your career goals for 2019, you’re in luck. January is one of the hottest months for hiring and there are nearly three million hiring professionals using LinkedIn every day. If you are wondering where to start, try tapping your professional community. According to our research, more than 70% of professionals get hired at a company where they have a professional connection. So how can you build your “career community” to land a new job or lend a hand to someone in...

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11 days ago

U.S. Hiring Slows Modestly: January LinkedIn Workforce Report 2019 from Blog

U.S. hiring has moderated since the summer with declines in November and December. Across all industries, national gross hiring in the U.S. was 4.1% higher than in December 2017, but seasonally-adjusted national hiring was 0.7% lower in December from November 2018. Business skills surge in importance in traditional finance hubs - It’s not just cutting-edge tech skills that are in high demand. Business management skills - such as strategy, vendor management, and change management - are becoming...

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13 days ago

LinkedIn’s 2018 U.S. Emerging Jobs Report from Blog

The Emerging Jobs Report is our opportunity to take a look at the jobs and skills that are growing most rapidly around the country so you, as U.S. professionals, can make more informed decisions about your career. Using data from LinkedIn’s Economic Graph and LinkedIn Talent Insights, we analyzed the roles that companies are rapidly hiring for, the skills associated with them, and the roles that have emerged over the last five years.

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about 1 month ago

Timely Tips for Navigating the Holidays Like a Pro from Blog

While this may be “the most wonderful time of the year,” according to professionals across the country, December is also the most stressful time of year at work. Navigating the ins and outs of the holidays can be tricky in the workplace — what to give gift-wise and to whom, how to handle time off and do’s and don’ts for the holiday party. Add to that juggling personal and professional demands, and this time of year can really take its toll. We asked professionals how they tackle the holidays...

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about 1 month ago

U.S. Hiring Levels Off Second Half of 2018: December LinkedIn Workforce Report from Blog

After a long period of increased hiring, 2018 has shown a leveling off of hiring, particularly in the second half of the year. Gross hiring in the U.S. was 0.1% lower than in November 2017. Seasonally-adjusted national hiring (hiring that excludes seasonal hiring variations) was 0.8% lower in November from October 2018. The industries with the biggest year-over-year hiring increases in November were Wellness & Fitness (8.6% higher), Software & IT Services (7.8% higher), and Corporate Services...

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about 1 month ago

Simple Tips for Getting the Most from LinkedIn Messaging from Blog

Chatting with your professional community can make a big impact in connecting to opportunities, whether that’s getting advice on asking for a raise, mentoring someone new to the workforce, or asking for an introduction to a hiring manager. A few minutes is all it takes to kick things off. Here are a few simple tips for using LinkedIn Messaging features to talk how you want, when you want: Easily coordinate a meeting spot We know how valuable it is to build relationships with your professional...

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about 1 month ago

The Meaningfulness of Mentorship from Blog

If you won an award and had the opportunity to give an acceptance speech, who would you thank? Who would you attribute your success to? Chances are there are a host of people you could mention - people who have influenced you and helped you become the professional you are today. Now, think about who would mention you. Who are the people you’ve helped get ahead? Mentorship has the potential to benefit anyone and everyone, from student to mid-level professional, to star athlete. “Don’t be someone...

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about 1 month ago

#BIYP: An Opportunity to Say Thanks for Everything They’ve Taught You from Blog

Today, November 16, is one of my favorite days at LinkedIn. On our annual Bring In Your Parents Day more than a quarter of our employees will invite someone who helped shape them as a person and professional to come to work with them to learn about what they do. We firmly believe that everyone deserves to bring their full, authentic selves to work every day, and the people who help shape us are a big part of that. It’s great for our employees – but it’s also great for business. Companies are...

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2 months ago

Customize Your Settings to Nurture Your Network from Blog

If you’re like me, life hacks are always welcome when you’re strapped for time. Here are a few quick ways to ensure you are making the most of your settings on LinkedIn so that the next career-changing conversation comes to you. For example, tweaking your notifications can trigger conversation starters with key connections. And, deciding if your email address is visible to your connections can give them another way to reach out to you. LinkedIn is a place where you can focus on the...

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2 months ago