Trends & Research Articles

  • 7 LinkedIn Data Points That Will Help You Recruit Software Engineers in the U.S.

    January 30, 2018

    If you are recruiting software engineers in the US and feel like you are in a crazy competitive field, well, you are right. Looking at LinkedIn data, software engineers are one of the most sought-after talent pools, with the average engineer receiving 3X as much recruiter interest on LinkedIn as the average member. They’re also 13% less likely to apply for a job...

  • 7 Data Points That Will Make Attracting and Closing Candidates Easier

    January 24, 2018

    If you could read a candidate’s mind, you’d probably be a damn good recruiter. You’d know what they want to hear, what they think about the job, and exactly what it’ll take for them to accept your offer. You’d always say the right thing. These seven stats might not be as sexy as a superpower, but they will let you in on what candidates are thinking—where they’re...

  • The Most In-Demand Hard and Soft Skills of 2018

    January 22, 2018

    Here’s a not-so-bold prediction: there’s a decent chance you’ll be searching for someone with cloud computing skills in the near future. No, that's not based on your recruiting horoscope—it’s the fact that cloud computing will be the single most in-demand hard skill in 2018, according to LinkedIn’s latest research. Using a combination of LinkedIn data and survey...

  • LinkedIn’s Head of Recruiting Gives His Take on the Top...

    January 18, 2018

    Over 9,000 talent leaders and hiring managers across the globe shared their opinions about the top trends that will impact hiring this...

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

    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...

  • 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...