Gregory Lewis

Posts by Gregory Lewis

  • This LinkedIn Exec Realized He Kept Hiring White Men — and Did Something About It

    January 30, 2019

    Mike Gamson, head of global solutions for LinkedIn, used to look at his direct reports and see the cream of the crop. These were people who Mike could count on to make the same decisions he would make. They were driven, ambitious, well-educated, and deeply curious. Just like Mike. They were also nearly all white males. Just like Mike. Where Mike saw the fruits...

  • The Most In-Demand Hard and Soft Skills of 2019

    January 3, 2019

    Here’s a not-so-bold prediction: there’s a decent chance you’ll be searching for someone with cloud computing skills in the near future. No, that's not based on your recruiting horoscope—it’s the fact that cloud computing will be the single most in-demand hard skill in 2019, according to LinkedIn’s latest research. Using a LinkedIn data, we were able to identify...

  • 5 Things Every Recruiter Needs to Know About First Impressions

    December 12, 2018

    We all know you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover. And we all do it anyway. For you, the impulse to make snap judgments may kick in the moment you lay your eyes on a new candidate. Within seconds, you’ve already made a series of lightning-fast judgments, both conscious and subconscious. She looks confident. He looks tired. She seems frazzled. He seems sharp....

  • How to Shape What People Say About You When You’re Not in...

    October 10, 2018

    As someone named by Fortune as one of the “50 Most Powerful Black Executives in Corporate America,” Carla Harris, Vice Chairman at...

  • This Job Description Heatmap Shows You What Candidates...

    June 19, 2018

    You’ve spent forever crafting that job description—and you’d like to think candidates are poring over every single word of your...

  • 3 Insights on NYC’s Talent: Where They Come From, Where...

    June 12, 2018

    NYC just hosted LinkedIn’s first-ever Talent Intelligence Experience. Attended by over 300 talent leaders, the event featured stirring...