How LinkedIn is Using Machine Learning to Determine Skills

One of the more interesting reveals that Dan Francis, Senior Product Manager for LinkedIn Talent Insights, provided in a recent talk about the Talent Insights tool is how LinkedIn is using machine learning to determine skills of people.

CareerBuilder CEO Says Technology is Driving Jobs Growth

The release of today’s Jobs Report shows the lowest unemployment in the US since 1969 and CareerBuilder is now predicting that an additional 8,310,003 jobs will be created over the next 5 years.

Facebook Increases Job Search Capabilities to 40 New Countries

Facebook users from different parts of the globe will soon be able to look and apply for a local job using the social media platform. The social media giant recently announced that its job search and application feature is being…

Survey Finds 1/3 of Companies Not Satisfied with Digital Employees

Accenture has a new report out called Organizing for Digital Success, which is based on the survey of over 200 digital executives in the U.S. at companies with revenue of $1 billion to over $75 billion. These include CMO CDO,…

LinkedIn Students App Launched To Help Soon-To-Be College Grads Get Jobs

LinkedIn just announced the launch of a new app called LinkedIn Students, which is designed specifically to help students who are soon to be college graduates find jobs. The app makes use of LinkedIn’s database of 400 million professionals. According…

Jobs Site Identifies 10 Professions in Which Women Earn Less

Jobs and recruiting site Glassdoor regularly shares interesting insights into employers, and has a new report out examining the gender pay gap. Based on its findings, the company is shining a light on on ten professions in which women earn…

LinkedIn Partners With Snagajob, Product Integrations On the Horizon

LinkedIn announced a partnership with hourly work marketplace Snagajob in an effort to create new resources for jobseekers looking for this kind of work. The partnership will begin with a special Lynda.com trial for Snagajob members. Various product integrations and…

Apple Opening First iOS App Dev Center in Europe

Apple announced that it will open its first European iOS app development center. It’s to be located at partner institution in Naples, Italy. The center gives where students can acquire skills and training pertaining to the development of iOS applications.…

LinkedIn Names Top 25 Skills of the Year

Just as it did last year, LinkedIn revealed the top 25 skills that can get you hired this year. “With 2015 in the rearview mirror, LinkedIn analyzed hiring and recruiting activity and uncovered the 25 hottest global skills in the…

LinkedIn Announces New Features For Job Seekers

LinkedIn announced that it is now surfacing new insights within its network to help job seekers. These include what connections (if any) the user has at a company, whether or not the company has a history of hiring “people like…