Trends & Research Articles

  • Here’s Why People Choose to Work at Small Businesses Over Big Companies

    September 20, 2018

    When you’re a small business looking to hire top talent, competing against big enterprises can feel like a David-and-Goliath struggle. But while you might not be able to offer the same perks as an enterprise, that doesn’t mean you’re at a disadvantage. Playing up your strengths as a small or medium-sized business (SMB) and appealing to what SMB employees care...

  • The Top Startups of 2018: 50 U.S. Companies That Are Becoming Talent Magnets

    September 6, 2018

    Who doesn’t love the romantic tale of an innovative startup company—the breathtaking vision, the pioneering courage, the all-or-nothing gamble? Today, we’re excited to celebrate 50 such stories as we unveil our ranking of the 2018 LinkedIn Top Startups—the young U.S. companies that are generating excitement in the marketplace and, particularly, the workforce. To...

  • 3 Insights That Will Help You Hire More Salespeople in the U.S.

    August 27, 2018

    Sales was the highest priority role for talent acquisition leaders to fill, according to our Global Recruiting Trends 2017 report. That makes sense: without a strong salesforce, even the best products and solutions will gather dust on the proverbial shelf. If you’re struggling to hire sales talent, we've got two smart strategies for you, based on LinkedIn’s data...

  • 3 Unconventional Strategies for Recruiting Machine Learning...

    August 15, 2018

    Don’t call it a buzzword: machine learning is already one of the most in-demand skills, according to LinkedIn data—and demand for it...

  • 4 New Job Post Stats That Will Help You Attract Candidates

    August 1, 2018

    When you’re writing a job post, it’s hard to know what works. One job post might yield a flood of applicants while a similar one only...

  • New LinkedIn Research Reveals Employees Don't Care About...

    July 26, 2018

    As the competition for talent has heated up over the last few years, companies have increasingly turned to outrageous perks—from...