Trends & Research Articles

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    Why Skills-Based Hiring Starts with Your Job Descriptions

    February 22, 2021

    Skills, not schools. Performance, not pedigree. Results, not requirements. These expressions all speak to the goal behind skills-based hiring: when you need to hire someone, you care about what they can do — not where they’ve been. It’s about weighing a candidate’s competencies over their credentials. This way of hiring can be a win-win: it extends opportunities...

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    The Most In-Demand Jobs Right Now

    February 16, 2021

    The pandemic may have disrupted everything from summer weddings to winter holidays, but there’s one thing even COVID-19 can’t stop . . . taxes. (Though, to be fair, it did delay them.) Tax professionals represented three of the top 10 most in-demand jobs on LinkedIn, according to our latest job posting numbers from January. While the tax season may be...

  • Women are 26% more likely to apply to remote jobs than men

    LinkedIn Data Shows Women and Gen Z Are More Likely to Apply to Remote Jobs

    January 25, 2021

    COVID-19 led to a remarkable increase in remote work. But as vaccinations ramp up, employers will soon have to decide whether they’ll continue to offer remote work arrangements once the pandemic has passed. As companies weigh the costs and benefits, there’s one factor that employers shouldn’t overlook: diversity. New data from LinkedIn suggests that offering...

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    These Are the Fastest-Growing Jobs Around the World

    January 19, 2021

    Recruiters are nothing if not versatile. Over the course of 2020, they pivoted continuously, changing where they work (home), where...

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    Many Women Are Reentering the Workforce After COVID Cost...

    December 17, 2020

    We could all use more silver linings these days — and after a particularly gloomy year, especially for women reentering the workforce,...

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    4 Ways Recruiting Budgets Will Change Over the Next Year

    November 18, 2020

    Last year we released our first Future of Recruiting report, sharing predictions about what recruiting would look like over the next...