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Resources to Help You Navigate the Challenges of Today's Job Market

The global economy has been shaken by the COVID-19 outbreak, leading to an increase in people applying for unemployment. As companies from a wide-range of industries experience a decline in hiring, people looking for a job are coping with uncertainty, assessing options, and fine-tuning their career search strategies in the face of a tough job market.  To help make this easier, we’re providing a free learning path of 12 courses to help you navigate these challenging economic times. Whether... .

Jobs in Demand During COVID-19

As concerns about coronavirus deepen in the U.S., people and businesses are responding to rapid changes in day-to-day life. As a result of this, we’re seeing an increased demand for jobs within healthcare providers and other organizations that are supporting the country through this pandemic.  If your job has been impacted by coronavirus, or if you’re ready to immediately jump in to help those organizations that need to fill roles during this challenging time, here are the most in-demand jobs... .

Tips to Share Your Insights and Experiences on LinkedIn

In this new world of social distancing, it's easy to feel alone. That’s why it’s more important than ever to keep connected with one another and identify ways you can help by offering your experiences. We’ve seen sharing on LinkedIn increase, with members discussing topics like remote working, online learning and collaboration, indicating there’s a desire and need to understand how people are adjusting to new routines.  No matter what industry you’re in or where you are in your career,  it’s a... .

You Are Not Alone: Why Now Is an Even More Important Time to Give and Get Help From Your Community

We have seen so many inspiring comments and posts over the past week as everyone pulls together in this unprecedented and uncertain time. It's happening in our neighborhoods, in the local greater San Francisco area, in news stories around the world, and within our very own LinkedIn community. Scientists are offering to do free Q&As with kids stuck at home, CEOs are offering advice and guidance to struggling smaller businesses, and countless members are offering calming and inspirational words... .

Six Tips for Working Remotely

Working remotely may be new to a lot of people and there are a number of helpful tips from professionals all over the world posting about it on LinkedIn (check out hashtags #WFH and #RemoteWork). If you’re not already, make sure you connect with your coworkers on LinkedIn to keep each other updated, share ideas and advice or to simply check-in. Staying connected is more important than ever as we navigate changes in our daily routine, and serves as a reminder that we’re not alone. While it’s... .

Staying Informed and Connected: Resources to Help Navigate Work and Coronavirus

The world of work has changed dramatically in the last few weeks. The coronavirus epidemic has prompted people to seek trusted news sources and facts; companies to ask employees to work from home; organizations to cancel major events, from Mobile World Congress to SXSW; and industries, businesses and supply chains to face very real challenges.  In times like these, we take our job as the world’s professional network very seriously. We’ve moved quickly to use our platform to bring trusted news... .

Empowering All Working Moms: Tips for Women Reentering the Workforce After Taking a Career Break

This International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating working mothers and shining a light on the barriers mothers face when returning to work after taking a career break.  More than half (63%) of hiring managers recognize that there are obstacles -- from inflexible work schedules to stigmas attached to taking time off to lack of career growth -- that make it challenging for mothers to advance in their careers after a break. However, the data also reveals that hiring managers today are eager to... .

New Ways to Bring Equal Access to Opportunity

At LinkedIn, we believe that two people with equal talent should have equal access to opportunity. No matter your education or experience, we want LinkedIn to be a place where you can learn, advance your career, and find relevant jobs that suit your skills, qualifications, and needs.  But we know that many individuals face significant barriers to opportunity based on their backgrounds, including where they grew up and who they know. That’s why we’re focused on closing the network gap and... .

Unlocking Opportunity Starts With Understanding It

LinkedIn’s vision is to create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce. Central to this is a belief that two people with equal talent should have equal access to opportunity.  To better understand how people define opportunity and the barriers they face in accessing it, we’re excited to publish the first global LinkedIn Opportunity Index. This research gives us a view into how people around the world think about opportunity: their attitudes, their realities, and the... .

Breaking Up Is Hard to Do: How to Leave a Job You Don’t Love & Find One Meant For You

Love and relationships are in the air this month -- whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day with your significant other or Galentine’s Day with friends. But one of the major relationships you might not be thinking about is the one you have with your job. With professionals spending almost 90,000 hours throughout our lives at work, it’s worth finding the right one for you.  According to new research from LinkedIn, the majority of us (81%) believe we should be very or mostly happy at work, yet... .

How to Land Your Next Job in 2020

“New year, new me.” Chances are you’ve said this at some point in the month of January, as the start of a new year infuses motivation and energy into all of us after the holidays. As the end of January nears though, it’s important to stay focused and keep the momentum going, especially when it comes to a change that can affect your day-to-day life like finding a new job. Here are a few ways you can land your next job in 2020. Search, search, search Starting a job search from scratch sounds... .

How to Prepare for Your Next Job Interview

If you set a career-related new years resolution, interviewing for jobs may be a top priority on your to-do list. But the question is, how do you stand out from the crowd and convince the people interviewing you that you’re an irreplaceable asset to the team? Fear not! Here are some ways you can ace your next interview.  Practice, practice, practice Not surprisingly, LinkedIn found that 54 percent of jobseekers say that the interview phase is challenging due to lack of confidence and... .

Keeping our Members Safe from Harassment

We work every day to ensure you, our members, have a safe and professional experience on LinkedIn. One of the ways we do this is by not tolerating any form of harassment. Anything anyone shares on LinkedIn has to follow our Professional Community Policies. This policy covers all content and any form of harassment -- from unkind words to unwanted romantic advancements to hate speech or bullying -- by any member. Our teams use a combination of technical measures, human review and reports from our... .

Finding the Right Job for You, Safely and Securely

When you’re ready for a career change, we have the tools and the tips to help you land your next job. We also have the technologies and teams in place to keep you safe as you job search. All of this work helps keep LinkedIn a safe, trusted and professional place for you and everyone looking for their next big opportunity. We use automated defenses and people reviewers to stop fake accounts, spam, and scams (see more in our recent transparency report). This enables us to catch the majority of... .

New Job January: How to Crush Your First 90 Days

You found the job, you nailed the interview, and you negotiated the offer -- now it’s time to make a good impression. This January, professionals are not only celebrating a new decade, but are also ringing in New Job January -- the month when more professionals start new jobs than any other time of the year.   If you’re one of the professionals starting a new job this January, you may be nervous -- but you’re not alone. In fact, 80% of professionals are nervous before they start a new job, and... .

The Jobs of Tomorrow: LinkedIn’s 2020 Emerging Jobs Report

Today I’m excited to introduce LinkedIn’s third-annual LinkedIn Emerging Jobs Report, highlighting the fastest-growing jobs around the world, skills associated with them, and the cities and industries where these jobs are located.  Over the coming weeks, we’ll be sharing insights by country to dig deeper into workforce trends around the world, which you can explore here. Whether you’re looking for a new gig or want to get ahead in the rapidly-changing world of work, these insights show you how... .

New Tools to Build Your Community and Grow Your Career on LinkedIn

On LinkedIn, we want to connect you to people, ideas and skills that help you grow your career or business.  We’re always working on new ways to to do this. Here are a few of the most recent updates. New ways to engage with your community and content  On LinkedIn, talking with others and staying informed on the topics and conversations that matter to you is key to building relationships and professional growth. We’re always working on new ways to do this. Here are some of the latest: Take your... .

The New Holiday Rules at Work

The holiday season is in full swing, and the “most wonderful time of the year” is also known for being the busiest and most stressful. In fact, 88% of Americans* feel stressed during the holiday season due to balancing holiday commitments at both home and work.  So, here’s the good news: the world of work is changing, and the lines between our professional and personal lives are blurred as professionals today receive more work-life flexibility and balance than ever before. But how does this... .

Customize Your LinkedIn Feed to Help You Accomplish Your Goals

We designed LinkedIn around a simple idea: “People you know, talking about things you care about.” It is at the heart of every product we build. One of the most vibrant and powerful tools we have to make this idea a reality is actually right in front of you every time you open the LinkedIn app: your feed! The LinkedIn Feed is a great way to get way to get inspired by new insights and perspectives. But it’s also an invitation to have conversations and to participate with a vibrant network of... .

Our Expanded Transparency Report: First Half of 2019

Today we’re publishing our bi-annual Transparency Report for the January-June 2019 reporting period. As always, this includes our Government Requests Report, outlining how we respond to government requests about our members or the content they share. For the first time, we’re also publishing a Community Report. We’re including this new report to provide more visibility into how we enforce our Professional Community Policies and address activity and content that isn’t allowed on our platform.... .

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