Hashtag Trending – Huawei’s woes; Chrome update mutes autoplay ads; LinkedIn’s top companies to work for

Huawei’s plans for U.S. expansion hit another road bump, Chrome’s next update will put a stop to autoplay video ads with sound, and a LinkedIn list of top companies to work for is

Published on: March 23rd, 2018 Brian Jackson

How Shopify, Hootsuite and others topped LinkedIn’s first Canadian Top Companies list

LinkedIn has released the first Canadian edition of its Top Companies list, and while tech and tech-adjacent firms are unsurprisingly dominant, the reasons cited are decidedly old-fashioned. "The companies at the top are

Published on: March 21st, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

How Salesforce, Microsoft, Google, and others marked International Women’s Day 2018

Salesforce.com Inc. used this year's International Women's Day to remind employees and collaborators that in 1987, only 20 per cent of employees working in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields were female

Published on: March 8th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Software and IT is Ontario’s most globally connected industry, LinkedIn says

A new study from LinkedIn says Ontario’s software and IT sectors are the most globally connected industries in the province. Almost 35 per cent of connections in the software and IT services sector

Published on: March 2nd, 2018 Alex Coop

LinkedIn ‘Resumé Assistant’ rolling out on Microsoft Word

Microsoft is taking advantage of its $26 billion acquisition of LinkedIn. The tech giant has announced that it is now integrating LinkedIn capabilities in Microsoft Word for a new service called Resumé Assistant.

Published on: November 14th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Salary matters – and tech knows it, LinkedIn finds

Despite considerable rhetoric suggesting otherwise, salary remains the number one motivator when it comes to choosing a new job, LinkedIn says - and now the professional social network has the numbers to prove

Published on: September 20th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

LinkedIn launches native advertising network

LinkedIn is expanding its sponsored content offering. The professional social network announced today that it would be augmenting its Sponsored Content services, already widely used by B2B marketers to reach its valuable audience

Published on: September 7th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

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