High-volume hiring just got a whole lot easier thanks to a new LinkedIn tool

LinkedIn has unveiled a new tool that would make hiring many people at once easier. The social media platform has launched Pipeline Builder, which “identifies, engages, and generates interest" from professionals on its

Published on: August 16th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

LinkedIn unveils new Tinder-like service to connect professionals with mentors

If you think Tinder (and related apps) is the scourge of the earth, you may not like that LinkedIn is taking a page from its book. The professional social network is launching a

Published on: August 4th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Which industries are attracting and repelling millennials?

Millennials ain’t your average generation. Those born between 1980 and 1996 (although the exact age group ranges depending on who you ask) have been called everything from lazy to narcissistic to serial job-hoppers,

Published on: August 1st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Four things you need to know for smarter recruiting, courtesy of LinkedIn

Looking for a job can be a difficult, lengthy journey, but so can the hiring process. LinkedIn’s new report, based on a survey of more than 14,000 professionals across 28 countries, explores how

Published on: July 25th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Meet the Toronto startup aiming to become ‘the Uber of talent acquisition’

It's no secret that hiring practices are ripe for digital disruption. No less an authority than CareerBuilder has found that more than half of HR managers expect their jobs to incorporate artificial intelligence

Published on: May 23rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

New Microsoft Dynamics updates include LinkedIn integration, retail enhancements

As businesses increasingly digitize their operations both onstage and behind the scenes, the challenge arises of making sure they grow in the right direction – and Microsoft Corp. would like to help. The

Published on: April 25th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

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