Target people you know using LinkedIn’s new Matched Audiences feature

Just as the many job seekers who use LinkedIn know the value of a well-placed contact, marketers can find more success by focusing on targets they have existing relationships with as well. That's

Published on: April 24th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Tech giants band together to help a kid get a year of free chicken nuggets

How much do you love chicken nuggets? Or any food, for that matter? Enough to pester complete strangers – 18 million of them – on the Internet to vouch for you? That’s what

Published on: April 10th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Microsoft “needed” LinkedIn cofounder on its board, experts say

The much-publicized appointment of LinkedIn cofounder Reid Hoffman to Microsoft Corp.'s board of directors on Tuesday represents a necessary step for the Redmond, Wash.-based tech giant, experts say. According to R. "Ray" Wang,

Published on: March 15th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Here’s how Facebook, Google, and others marked International Women’s Day 2017

Users logging into Facebook this morning were greeted by a distinctive image: Five women in shadow, of multiple ethnicities and styles of dress, waiting in line to catch the stars. It was only

Published on: March 8th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Want to hire the best? Make sure they don’t rely on these 10 words, LinkedIn says

Sure, we all like to imagine we're creative, passionate, focused, and experienced self-starters in whatever our specialized field happens to be, capable of serving both as excellent leaders and certified strategic experts as

Published on: January 31st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Canada’s brain drain under control – but mainly flowing to cities, LinkedIn says

Canada’s brain drain to Silicon Valley has been a perennial concern for the IT sector, but the flow has stabilized, according to LinkedIn Corp., even if it's arriving at only a handful of

Published on: December 5th, 2016 Gary Hilson

LinkedIn survey finds soft skills among candidates lacking

Today's job seekers are used to highlighting technical abilities or professional achievements on their resumes, but a recent LinkedIn survey indicates they might be emphasizing the wrong skills. Released in October, the company's

Published on: November 23rd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Think you’re underpaid? Now you can check LinkedIn

It generally isn't considered polite to ask colleagues, friends, or even family about their salary - but now you can ask LinkedIn. The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based social network's newest feature, LinkedIn Salary, invites its

Published on: November 9th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Microsoft CEO says LinkedIn will stay open to third-party integrations

ORLANDO - Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says that LinkedIn will see integration with the software giant's line of business software, but also remain open to third-party software tie-ins. Responding to a question posed

Published on: October 18th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Open to leaving your job? Now you can tell LinkedIn without your company knowing

Canadians might be happier at their jobs than the average Australian, French, or U.K. worker, but that doesn't mean we wouldn't leave them if the right opportunity came along. In fact, a recent

Published on: October 6th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

LinkedIn courted Salesforce, Google, Facebook in addition to Microsoft, Recode reveals

It turns out Microsoft Corp. wasn't the only tech giant interested in acquiring LinkedIn Corp. A document filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on June 1 reveals that LinkedIn approached

Published on: July 4th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

A non-Brexit post – Remember Microsoft and LinkedIn?

Remember when all we had to worry about was whether Microsoft's purchase of LinkedIn was going to work? It still matters. And I am a cautious optimist that the deal is a good

Published on: June 29th, 2016 Geoff Foulds

LinkedIn launches support for programmatic ads

LinkedIn Corp. has joined the revolution. Today the company added support for programmatic advertising to LinkedIn Display Ads, which marketers will be able to access through third-party platforms such as Google's Doubleclick and

Published on: June 28th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Transparency key to recruiting top talent, LinkedIn survey finds

LinkedIn Corp. has good news for recruiters in its latest annual Talent Trends report: 90 per cent of working professionals are open to hearing about new job opportunities. Before applying, however, candidates will

Published on: June 27th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood