All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘LinkedIn’

Watch This LinkedIn Webinar About Recruiting And Hiring Trends

LinkedIn recently held a webinar discussing the “latest buzz and talent trends” related to recruiting, staffing, and hiring. The company has now put it on YouTube for all to view. Lou Adler, CEO of The Adler Group, who LinkedIn calls a “recruiting expert,” discusses said buzz and trends based on stats from LinkedIn’s Talent Trends 2014 survey. Adler “tells you …

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Infographic Looks At B2B Social Media Potential For 2014

UK-based Real Business Rescue has gathered some findings about B2B social media use to project what’s in store for the remainder of the year. Data comes from a bunch of sources including eMarketer, Social Media Examiner, InternetRetailer, BusinessInsider, MediaBistro, AdAge and others. Among said projections is that social media advertising will see “explosive growth” throughout the year and into the …

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Companies Struggling To Retain Their Best Workers, Says LinkedIn [Infographic]

LinkedIn surveyed 7,530 of its members in the US, Australia, Canada, India and the UK who recently changed jobs. The company is calling this its “Exit Survey”. We’re assuming there will be more of these in the future. The findings were used to determine why employees are leaving their jobs, and how much it’s costing companies. “Companies across the globe …

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LinkedIn Recruiter Gets Searchable Custom Fields

LinkedIn announced that it has made custom fields searchable in LinkedIn Recruiter, potentially making the search tool more useful for finding people based on very specific criteria. LinkedIn uses the example of a candidate who isn’t available until a certain date, and a recruiter that uses the custom field search to find him based on the noted date. To use …

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LinkedIn Infographic Looks At How Small Businesses Are Using Social Media

LinkedIn recently put out a report based on a survey of small business owners, looking at how they use social media, and how it drives growth for SMBs. Now, the company has put together an infographic sharing some more findings. “You might be surprised by what we found,” says LinkedIn’s Davis Schneider. “94% of survey respondents who use social media …

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LinkedIn Tells You More About Who’s Viewing Your Profile

LinkedIn announced that it’s providing users with a lot more information about who has been viewing their profiles. Apparently in preparation for the launch, the company announced last week that users can now block other members from viewing their profiles, which had been a highly requested feature. With new analytics features, the company says it can tell you, for example, …

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LinkedIn Now Lets You Block People

LinkedIn announced that users can now block other members. According to the company, this has unsurprisingly been a highly requested feature. “I come to you today to assure you that your concerns were heard loud and clear,” writes LinkedIn Trust & Safety head Paul Rockwell in the LinkedIn Help Center (via TechCrunch). “We built this feature not only because it …

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LinkedIn Is Letting Everyone Use Its Publisher Platform

LinkedIn announced that it is opening up its publishing platform – previously only available to “Influencers” like Richard Branson and Conan O’Brien – to all members. Now, when you publish a post on LinkedIn, the content becomes part of your profile, and is shared with your trusted network. According to LinkedIn, it “has the ability to reach the largest group …

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Conan O’Brien Discusses Turning Down Microsoft CEO Job On LinkedIn

Conan O’Brien took to LinkedIn to explain why he turned down the Microsoft CEO job, which was recently awarded to longtime staffer Satya Nadella. This is Conan’s fifth LinkedIn post since becoming a “LinkedIn Influencer” last fall. Conan congratulates Nadella on his new role, telling him he was “the right second choice.” He continues: Sure, the Microsoft board never technically …

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Get Better At Using LinkedIn Recruiter

LinkedIn is out to get people using LinkedIn Recruiter more by simply showing them how to take advantage of it better. The professional social network has begun a new video series called LinkedIn Minutes, which provide short tips on how to use different LinkedIn tools. The first sub-series of this is out, and deals with Recruiter: Presumably, LinkedIn will offer …

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LinkedIn Shutters Intro and Slidecast in Order to ‘Concentrate on Fewer Things’

Less than 4 months ago, LinkedIn launched a new email tool that looked pretty promising. They called it LinkedIn Intro, and it basically allowed users to opt-in to letting the company inject LinkedIn content (pictures, profile info, etc) into incoming emails. Although an interesting idea, we noted at the time that it had some security experts pulling their hair out. …

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LinkedIn Releases Earnings, Announces Acquisition Of Bright

LinkedIn just released its Q4 and full year 2013 earnings, and announced an agreement to acquire data insights provider Bright for $120 million – 73% stock and 27% cash. “What LinkedIn does best is connect talent with opportunity at massive scale,” said Deep Nishar, SVP of Products and User Experience. “By leveraging Bright’s data-driven matching technology, machine-learning algorithms and domain …

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