Trends & Research Articles

  • Graph showing how recruiting budgets are changing

    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 five years. At the time, no one could have predicted that a world-changing event was right around the corner. While COVID-19 has only accelerated many of the trends predicted in the original report, its economic repercussions have...

  • Photograph of typewriter that's typed out "tax return"

    The Most In-Demand Jobs Right Now

    November 16, 2020

    Two things are certain in life, and one of them is taxes. But in this unpredictable year even taxes can surprise you, as LinkedIn’s job posting data suggests: Over the past month, demand for Tax Specialists spiked by nearly 600%. That’s just one of the many insights you can find in this month’s readout of the jobs with the fastest-growing demand and most demand...

  • Photo of soldier in fatigues sitting on stairs

    5 Steps Your Company Can Take to Combat Veteran Underemployment

    November 11, 2020

    When service members leave the military, they may refer to it as “separating” or, in the case of the British Royal Navy, “going outside.” Neither of these phrases makes clear the challenges soldiers, sailors, aviators, and marines of all ranks face in becoming civilian employees of all stripes. It’s hard work. And as today is Veterans Day in the United States,...

  • Where Internal Mobility Is Most Common Since COVID-19: Top...

    October 28, 2020

    Rajesh Ahuja’s team typically hires tens of thousands of new employees a year. They were the epitome of an “always on” recruiting team...

  • New LinkedIn Data Shows That Job Seeker Interest Is...

    October 7, 2020

    Nick Mastronardi needed to hire a software engineer for Polco, his small but thriving company in Middleton, Wisconsin. Polco offers a...

  • The Top Startups of 2020: 50 U.S. Companies That Are...

    September 23, 2020

    It’s not as though startups don’t have enough challenges already — the mad scramble for talent, investors, and customers while...