Trends & Research Articles

  • Data Reveals The Most In-demand Soft Skills Among Candidates

    August 30, 2016

    We can all agree that finding candidates with the right hard skills is important. In fact, we recently published this list of the most in-demand skills. However, it turns out that there is something equally – or maybe even more important –that employers want in the next hire: the right soft skills. A recent LinkedIn survey of 291 hiring managers in the U.S....

  • Why Your Company Should Care About Purpose (Hint: It Has to Do With Money)

    August 11, 2016

    How do you get people to work harder while staying enthusiastic? If you guessed money, advancement and competition, perhaps at one time you might have been right, but ever since social innovation became a big business and conscious capitalism became our new norm, what drives people today is all in a mindset. Welcome to the Purpose Age, where booming economies...

  • The Gap Between Women and Men in STEM and What You Can Do About It [INFOGRAPHIC]

    July 27, 2016

    When Google released its workplace diversity report in 2014, this was an eye-opening moment for many (and I am sure a “doh” one for the women in this industry). The tech giant revealed that for technical roles, the gender split was 83% men and 17% women (as of 2016, the split is 81% to 19%). Numerous other companies, including LinkedIn, followed in Google’s...

  • New LinkedIn Report Reveals the Latest Job Seeking Trends

    June 27, 2016

    In one of the the largest surveys of professionals globally, we asked 33,000 LinkedIn members how they look for a job and what it...

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    Here are the Companies Where the World Wants to Work Now

    June 20, 2016

    The results are in! We just announced our inaugural Top Attractors of 2016. The list honors the companies most sought-after by...

  • The Top Professional Skills in India’s Biggest Cities

    May 19, 2016

    India currently has around 300 million people between the ages of 20-34, and another 250 million people or so aged 10-19. To put that...