Trends & Research Articles

  • 5 Data-backed Insights That Will Improve Your Candidate Experience

    January 17, 2018

    41% of applicants who have terrible candidate experiences (rating them one out of five stars) say they’ll take their loyalty and money elsewhere. But for candidates with five-star experiences, 64% say they’ll definitely increase their relationship with the employer—even if they didn’t end up getting the job. As illuminating as that statistic is, it’s just one of...

  • The 20 Most Promising Jobs of 2018

    January 11, 2018

    When that perfect candidate considers the job you’re offering, they’re not just thinking about salary or title. They’re thinking about career growth, advancement, work/life balance and more. They’re looking for the whole package. At LinkedIn, we wanted to figure out a way to discover the most promising jobs with just the right blend of these highly-coveted...

  • The 4 Trends Changing How You Hire in 2018 and Beyond

    January 10, 2018

    co-authored by Kate Reilly Hiring talent has become highly transactional. The tedious candidate searches, the endless scheduling, and the repetitive screening can be inefficient and mind-numbing. It’s time for a new era of recruiting that focuses on the more gratifying parts of the job — the human part, the strategic part. Today we are excited to share the 2018...

  • The Stats You Should Know to Understand the Growing...

    December 14, 2017

    The increase of professionals in the flexible workforce -- freelancers, contractors and independent workers -- is reshaping the labor...

  • Here Are the 20 Fastest-Growing Jobs in the US

    December 7, 2017

    The chances are that if back in 2012 somebody told you to go and hire a machine learning engineer, your immediate response would be...

  • Research Shows Many Companies’ Office Locations Are Holding...

    November 30, 2017

    When Amazon recently announced plans to build a second headquarters in a yet-to-be-determined location, it brought up an interesting...