From left: LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, and LinkedIn cofounder and controlling shareholder Reid Hoffman in a promotional image released after the companies announced that Microsoft would be acquiring LinkedIn on June 13.

Published: March 15th, 2017


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


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