Trends & Research Articles

  • The Top Startups of 2020: 50 U.S. Companies That Are Rocking the Marketplace and Attracting Talent

    September 23, 2020

    It’s not as though startups don’t have enough challenges already — the mad scramble for talent, investors, and customers while competing with the deeply entrenched giants of the business world. So, what’s a global pandemic on top of all that? Well, it should be enough to level just about any up-and-comer. But, surprisingly, numerous startups are actually...

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    The Most In-Demand Jobs Right Now

    September 16, 2020

    Retail jobs are rapidly returning, cloud engineering roles are skyrocketing, and essential workers continue to be in high demand. These are just some of the findings from LinkedIn’s latest job posting data, detailed below. While hiring around the world got off to a relatively quick recovery, it’s been rockier in recent weeks, according to LinkedIn Chief...

  • 5 Companies Driving the Diversity Discussion on LinkedIn

    September 10, 2020

    Recently on LinkedIn, there’s been a surge in engagement on posts about social and racial injustices. The fatal attacks on Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Rayshard Brooks, George Floyd, and the shooting of Jacob Blake by law enforcement have upped the urgency for businesses to take a stand – as employees, candidates and customers increasingly expect them to....

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    New LinkedIn Data Shows People Are Paying Attention to...

    September 3, 2020

    Recent events involving police brutality and systemic racism continue to ignite the world as we’ve seen impassioned protest in support...

  • Why the Head of Diversity is the Job of the Moment

    September 2, 2020

    The job of the moment is not software developer, UX designer, or Amazon Prime delivery driver. It is, instead, a job for which no one...

  • 30 percent of all recruiter job changes were internal transitions

    The Most Common Career Transitions for Recruiters

    August 5, 2020

    In the wake of COVID-19, many recruiters are in a tough position. “When you aren’t hiring, recruiting tends to be the first on the...