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

Toronto’s (many) entry-level tech workers aren’t up to snuff: LinkedIn study

Its concentration of technically-skilled workers is among the highest in the world, but only three per cent of LinkedIn members from the Greater Toronto Area possess the skills employers are looking for in

Published on: April 8th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Great tools to help HR pros acquire talent

Acquiring talent remains one of the greatest challenges facing human resources departments today. As more and more baby boomers retire, the search for workers with experience and specialized skills to replace them is

Published on: March 28th, 2016 Roz Bahrami

Tech skills highly valued by today’s employers, LinkedIn data shows

LinkedIn Corp. has released its annual list of the top 25 skills valued by employers - and at least 20 of them are tech-related, both in Canada and around the world. Rather than "materials

Published on: March 2nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

LinkedIn introduces new account-based marketing service

It's hardly a surprise that account-based marketing has become a key tool in the arsenal of many a B2B marketer. After all, it's one way to ensure your advertising dollars are being spent on

Published on: March 1st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Celebrating Facebook’s 12th Anniversary

12 years ago today, the world changed forever. An opportunity was churned into an idea, and that idea is what turned PHP code into a thing. That thing being Facebook. From that point on,

Published on: February 4th, 2016 Ashley Huffman

How you can claim your $1500 from LinkedIn for spamming

If you joined the social network between 2011 to 2014 then you may be eligible to receive compensation. In order to know why the company has been dragged into this lawsuit we need

Published on: October 12th, 2015 Wolston Lobo