What We Mean by Equitable Outcomes for the Global Workforce

In full transparency, this post was supposed to be published earlier this month, alongside a larger set of content published by our CEO, CMCO and company platform sharing LinkedIn’s long-term commitment to help drive equitable outcomes for all members of the global workforce. But I didn’t feel we were ready to publish this piece just yet. As a team dedicated to this journey, we wanted to spend more time listening and having critical conversations … [Read more...]

Driving Workplace Equity Through Career Development: Part 2 of Our Black History Month Series

In part two and the last of our Black History Month series, we're shining a light on the role mentorship, sponsorship, and support from leadership play in advancing Black professionals' careers. Personally, mentorship has played a vital role in helping me grow my career. Both the mentors and mentees in my life have played a meaningful role in shaping me as a person and I feel a sense of both debt and gratitude for their guidance and friendship. … [Read more...]

Help People Get Vaccinated

Ten months ago, we made a commitment to help fill critical healthcare and essential jobs on the frontlines of the Covid-19 pandemic. And within months, we supported filling over 330,000 of these jobs by delivering 4.8 million job applications from our members. Over the past few weeks, we’ve heard a similar need from organizations and members who want to support vaccine response efforts. Organizations are in need of medical and non-medical … [Read more...]

Driving Equitable Outcomes: A Journey We’re Taking Together

LinkedIn connects nearly 740 million professionals and 55 million companies. To each other. To opportunities. Professionals come to connect with their community, learn, and grow their careers. Companies come to find, hire, and develop talent. Professionals and companies are at the heart of our platform. And ultimately it’s these two groups that will lead the world to a more diverse and inclusive future. Because they come together on LinkedIn, we … [Read more...]

Building Pathways to Workplace Equity: Part 1 of Our Black History Month Series

It’s February and many of us are honoring Black History Month (BHM) - a time to recognize the trailblazing contributions the Black community has made in the U.S. It’s also an important time to reflect on our history, the progress that has been made, and the crucial steps we must take to help create equitable outcomes for every member of the global workforce. Personally, this month is meaningful because it shines a light on those who came before … [Read more...]

How We Can All Help Create Equal Access to Opportunity

Our vision is to create economic opportunity, and we are working hard to help ensure equal access to the opportunity we create and to help drive more equitable outcomes for all members of the global workforce. Deepening our understanding of who is using our products is an important step on this journey. When we can measure outcomes across gender, race, ethnicity, and disabilities, we will be able to see whether or not opportunities are equitable … [Read more...]

Guide: Features to Help You Control Your Feed and Conversations

Talking with others and staying informed on the conversations that matter to you and your career is what matters most. This guide gives you a single place to learn about all the ways you can customize your experience -- from building your trusted community, to tailoring your feed and controlling your conversations. We’ll keep this updated as new features are released so you can tailor your LinkedIn feed that’s best for you. Build your trusted … [Read more...]

New Controls to Surface the Conversations that Matter to You

We know that starting a conversation on LinkedIn, by crafting a post with just the right words, takes time (and in some cases, courage!), and you want your voice to reach the right audience so it can spark conversations that help you be productive and successful. That’s why we want to clarify how the posts you publish on LinkedIn are distributed, and share a few changes we’ve made to make sure your feed and your posting experience are as helpful … [Read more...]

Introducing 2021’s Jobs on the Rise: Where the Opportunity Is Now

2020 has ended, but the COVID-19 pandemic is not yet behind us. The economic fallout has left millions without a job: the International Labour Organization forecasted 245 million jobs were lost in the last three months of 2020 alone. To support those millions of job seekers, we’re changing LinkedIn’s Emerging Jobs Report - our annual report identifying trends over a period of five years - to focus on where the opportunity is right now. The new … [Read more...]

Building Your Network In A Virtual World

Your network is priceless when it comes to navigating challenges and growing your career. That’s why almost 80% of professionals consider networking to be important to new job opportunities and career success. While the pandemic has put traditional in-person networking opportunities like coffee meetings or networking events on hold, you can still thoughtfully build and maintain your professional relationships virtually via LinkedIn. Here are some … [Read more...]