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

Facebook, Twitter & LinkedIn gobbling up global advertising budgets

Advertising is going digital, and in a big way. Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn grew their advertising revenue by 49 per cent over last year, and the growth isn’t slowing down. The latest Social

Published on: July 15th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

LinkedIn the social platform of choice for B2B marketers: survey

Business to business marketers may spend a lot of time on Facebook, but ask them what platform is the most important to their business and LinkedIn is actually the clear winner. According to

Published on: July 3rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Get in front of prospects earlier in the pipeline with social selling

TORONTO – By the time potential customers reach out to you directly, they’re already pretty far down the sales funnel. If you want an edge, you need to use new tools to get

Published on: June 17th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

The educational case for social media in the workplace

Countering the movement from many companies to rule out social media like Facebook and LinkedIn on company time comes a school of thought that says "don't ban it; use it to your own

Published on: May 29th, 2015 Roz Bahrami

Sorry, Dolly: Working 9-5 is not the way Canadians want to make a living

A new study from LinkedIn reveals some interesting trends when it comes to job interview honesty, preferred work perks and dress codes in modern Canadian offices. According to LinkedIn’s New Norms @Work study,

Published on: May 4th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

LinkedIn gets into the lead generation business with Lead Accelerator

LinkedIn wants to be your link to leads. The career-focused social network is expanding its marketing solutions portfolio with a new tool focused on lead generation. It’s the latest step by LinkedIn to

Published on: March 20th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

It’s 6 o’clock, do you know where your tweets are?

You might read a tweet in about one second, but often the scribe that crafted that perfect 140-character gem has spent much more time writing it. With so much effort going into one

Published on: February 5th, 2015 Brian Jackson

10 overused words you’ll want to cut from your LinkedIn profile

Creative, motivated, and of course - passionate - if this sounds like you, great! Unfortunately, it probably sounds like everyone else, too. On Wednesday, LinkedIn released its list of the top 10 most

Published on: January 21st, 2015 Candice So