Trends & Research Articles

  • How These 4 Companies Are Embracing Flexible Work — and Why You Should Too

    May 22, 2019

    A third (31%) of LinkedIn users say flexible work arrangements are a very important consideration when choosing a job. That’s a third of candidates who might turn down an offer if your company doesn’t offer flexibility. That’s according to LinkedIn’s Global Talent Trends 2019 report, which surveyed 5,000 talent acquisition and HR professionals around the world....

  • The Fastest-Growing Jobs for Male and Female Grads

    May 9, 2019

    There was a (long) time when female college graduates had four career tracks open to them: teacher, nurse, secretary, and housewife. Male graduates? They had everything else. But the gender of jobs, like the gender of people, is much more fluid these days. And that creates larger and richer talent pools for recruiters and hiring managers who hope to tap into the...

  • Gallup Suggests That Employee Turnover in U.S. Businesses Is a $1 Trillion Problem — With a Simple Fix

    April 25, 2019

    A recent report from Gallup estimates — conservatively, it says — that a trillion dollars is what U.S. businesses are losing every year due to voluntary employee turnover. A few weeks later, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that the number of American workers who quit their jobs in 2018 topped 40 million and represented 26.9% of the workforce. When...

  • The Most Overlooked (and Effective) Step to Fighting...

    April 23, 2019

    If your company had a sexual harassment problem, your HR department probably wouldn’t know about it. That’s because less than...

  • Why Shell Pushes Hard on Soft Skills — and How It’s...

    April 8, 2019

    Royal Dutch Shell is a global energy company that has always valued soft skills, even as the particular skills it prizes have changed....

  • Here Are the Top Companies of 2019

    April 3, 2019

    Today, we’re thrilled to unveil LinkedIn’s Top Companies of 2019 — a list of the most sought-after employers across Australia, Brazil,...