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


LinkedIn acquisition could help Microsoft – if its CEO knows what he’s doing

Experts are divided over whether Microsoft Corp.'s $26.2 billion USD acquisition of LinkedIn Corp., which the companies announced on June 13, is a good thing, with at least one Silicon Valley analyst saying

Published on: June 14th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 billion USD

Redmond, Wash.-based tech giant Microsoft Corp. announced on June 13 that it would be acquiring Mountain View, Calif.-based professional social network LinkedIn Corp. for $196 USD per share, or $26.2 billion USD. In

Published on: June 13th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

I got pwned. Did you?

There's little sense in hiding behind the fact that, like millions of LinkedIn members, I was alarmed to read that some 117 million passwords were released last month in relation to a 2012

Published on: June 6th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

LinkedIn releases new Tinder-like app to connect students with hot jobs

With unemployment rates for Canadian youth hovering around 13 per cent - and nearly half of those employed in part-time jobs - college and university graduates face an uphill battle when commencing their

Published on: May 13th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Save time, find more engaged talent with LinkedIn’s updated Recruiter service

Great news for those who use LinkedIn to look for potential employees - the Mountain View, Calif.-based social network just made your task a lot simpler. The company officially released the latest version

Published on: April 19th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood