Trends & Research Articles

  • This Job Description Heatmap Shows You What Candidates Really Care About (and What They Ignore)

    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 masterpiece. But, they’re not. There are whole sections of your job description that candidates pretty much ignore, and other parts where they’re hungry for more details. That's according to LinkedIn's latest study, where we showed 450...

  • Here’s What Actually Happens When Employees Have Flexible and Remote Work Options

    June 18, 2018

    Bill Gates once predicted that as competition for talent gets tougher, “companies that give extra flexibility to their employees will have the edge.” And, he might be right. According to recent research from the UK’s Advisory, Conciliation, and Arbitration Service (Acas), flexible work arrangements can actually improve the effectiveness of both individuals and...

  • Here Is What It Takes to Become a CEO, According to 12,000 LinkedIn Profiles

    June 11, 2018

    It’s lonely at the top, but not that lonely: well over 12,000 LinkedIn members share the title of “CEO” at companies with over 50 employees. So if you’ve ever fantasized about leading the C-suite, take note: we’re breaking down the most common routes CEOs took to the top. Using insights from the LinkedIn platform, we looked at 12,000 CEOs from 20 countries to...

  • The U.S. Cities That Gained and Lost the Most Talent in the...

    May 21, 2018

    Sorry, San Francisco, but people are trading in the breathtaking views of the red-hued Golden Gate Bridge for Denver's snowy slopes...

  • Data Reveals the Fastest-Growing Job in Retail (And It's...

    April 19, 2018

    Something big is happening in retail. In 2013, there were almost 200,000 people who identified themselves as retail associates on...

  • From a Mercedes-Benz to Ferris Wheels: Unusual Interview...

    April 2, 2018

    Engineer Molka Elleuch stepped into the passenger seat of a new model Mercedes. With his tailored suit and walrus mustache, the driver...