Esther Cruz

Posts by Esther Cruz

  • The Gap Between Women and Men in STEM and What You Can Do About It [INFOGRAPHIC]

    July 27, 2016

    When Google released its workplace diversity report in 2014, this was an eye-opening moment for many (and I am sure a “doh” one for the women in this industry). The tech giant revealed that for technical roles, the gender split was 83% men and 17% women (as of 2016, the split is 81% to 19%). Numerous other companies, including LinkedIn, followed in Google’s...

  • New LinkedIn Report Reveals the Latest Job Seeking Trends

    June 27, 2016

    In one of the the largest surveys of professionals globally, we asked 33,000 LinkedIn members how they look for a job and what it takes to make the jump from one company to another. The results are in: almost everyone is open to hearing about a new job opportunity. And the top roadblock for people trying to change jobs is one that companies can overcome with a...

  • Introducing the 2016 Industry Reports Featuring Exclusive LinkedIn Candidate Data

    February 10, 2016

    Centuries ago, the Polynesians, who lived on islands scattered throughout the Pacific Ocean, were among the best sailors in the world. Why? They were among the first people to use the stars to navigate. That allowed them to sail further and more confidently than anyone else, thanks to the information the night skies provided them. Here at LinkedIn, we are happy...

  • Data Shows Why You Need to Invest in Employee Referrals ...

    December 7, 2015

    If you want to make one investment next year to increase your quality of hire and retention rates, then consider investing in your...

  • From the Rolodex to LinkedIn: How Recruiting Has Changed...

    November 25, 2015

    The world of recruiting has changed. Drastically. Until about the 1990s, companies advertised jobs in these things called “newspapers....

  • How to Get People to Change Jobs [INFOGRAPHIC]

    August 17, 2015

    The typical professional goes through a few stages when considering changing jobs: awareness of another opportunity, consideration,...