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U.S. Hiring Continues to Soften: March LinkedIn Workforce Report from Blog

According to LinkedIn data, workers without college degrees in roles subject to automation are benefitting from a tight labor market and shifting their skills to fill new professions. Our data shows that while more routine “cognitive” jobs (e.g. phone operator, ticket agent) are on the decline, non-routine roles that often don’t require a degree (e.g. driver, electrician) are seeing growth. You can see this shift reflected in Lyft and Uber drivers creating LinkedIn profiles, we saw a 515%...

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13 days ago

International Women’s Day: Working Together to Create #BalanceForBetter from Blog

By now you’re probably familiar with the data that shows if we continue progressing at our current pace, true gender equality in the workplace won’t exist for more than 200 years. While we have seen progress in some industries — gaps still persist in representation in leadership, as is illustrated by a UK campaign that highlights the equal number of CEOs who are women and CEOs who are men named Dave, and in wage. According to the Census Bureau, in 2017 the gender wage gap for all women remained...

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15 days ago

Introducing ‘Hello Monday’: LinkedIn’s New Podcast About Our Rapidly Changing Work Lives from Blog

Monday’s are about to get a whole lot better. Today, the LinkedIn editorial team is sharing the first episode of our new, 13-week podcast, called Hello Monday. Hello Monday is a show where Senior Editor at Large Jessi Hempel (that’s me) investigates how the nature of work is changing, and how that work is changing us. We’re asking our guests -- and ourselves -- the big questions: what does work mean to us? Should we love what we do? How do we make sure we still have jobs tomorrow, and that...

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16 days ago

What are you in it for? from Blog

The people we trust the most are the ones we know – the people we’ve been through some of life’s twists and turns with – most often in our personal lives but also in our professional ones. These are the people we connect with and turn to when we need help. We see this everyday on LinkedIn. A diverse community of people who come together to help each other out. Where a connection, by chance or design, enables the next career step or helps create an opportunity for another.   It is not really...

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16 days ago

Discovering New Jobs on LinkedIn Just Got Easier from Blog

We continue to hear from our members the importance of having job insights, such as skill requirements and new opportunities, at your fingertips when searching for a job. There are 100 million job applications on LinkedIn every month, so being one of the first applicants for a position, and being able to showcase your relevant skills quickly, can help you stand out from the pack. We’ve rolled out some new features to help job-seekers be the first to see new job opportunities, discover key job...

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20 days ago

New Job Insights That Could Unlock a Higher Salary from Blog

If growing in your career is on the top of your to-do list this year, you may be thinking about landing a new job. While everyone has a different career motivation, from making an impact to growing new skills, salary potential is also often an important factor. For many, salary is the top career motivator, and one of the first things you want to learn about a role. Many companies have also found that greater pay transparency helps to close the pay gap and are starting to embrace the trend, too,...

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22 days ago

Celebrate Your #WorkBFF and Advance Your Career from Blog

If you had to stop and think about that one person at work who’s always there for you, helping, laughing, venting and making your day a better place – it’s likely your #WorkBFF. And with the average person spending 90,000 hours at work over a lifetime, it may not be surprising that 95% of professionals agree that it’s good to be friends with your coworkers. But what you might not realize is that your #WorkBFF is more than a daily sounding board. Work friendships are actually a great catalyst...

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29 days ago

U.S. Hiring Slowdown: February LinkedIn Workforce Report 2019 from Blog

In this month’s Workforce Report, we looked at the effects of the recent government shutdown might have on the future of the federal workforce. The hiring rate of government agencies affected by the shutdown is currently about 50% lower than the hiring rate of agencies unaffected by the shutdown, but hiring in D.C. has been slowing over the past several months. Since the summer, D.C. hiring has been down 8.4% - the worst of any of the 20 cities analyzed in the Workforce Report - which may lead...

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about 1 month ago

Mistakes Happen: Lean on Your Professional Community and Recover From a Career Fumble from Blog

It’s happened to most, if not all, of us at some point in our careers — a career fumble. Whether you’ve botched an interview question, missed an important meeting or replied all by accident, know that you can recover from a career fumble and still land that coveted job or promotion. Your professional community can help. Here’s how to tackle these fumbles and get back on track. Recognize that you are not alone. More than half (55%) of all professionals admit to having made an interview or career...

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about 1 month ago

Find Your Next Job on LinkedIn: Your Community Can Help from Blog

This time of year, many of us are thinking about making a change and committing to finding a new job. It's an exciting prospect but can also feel a little daunting. We all have different motivations and different definitions of the ideal job – depending on your passions, where you find meaning, the people that make you tick and your perspective on work-life balance. With more than 30 million companies and 20 million job listings posted on LinkedIn, there are jobs on LinkedIn that align with...

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about 1 month ago