Trends & Research Articles

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    New LinkedIn Data: Coronavirus Drives Demand for These Jobs

    March 26, 2020

    The coronavirus is rapidly reshaping the talent marketplace. And while the long-term forecast is still uncertain, LinkedIn data reveals dramatic changes in demand for certain roles and industries. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the biggest increase in demand is for roles that are considered essential, including jobs within healthcare and other organizations that are...

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    LinkedIn Data Shows Women Are Less Likely to Have Strong Networks — Here’s What Companies Should Do

    March 11, 2020

    Co-authored by Deanne Tockey. You’ve heard about the gender pay gap — but there’s another gap that’s nearly as important, though much less discussed: The network gap. A weaker network means less access to job opportunities. It also means companies may be missing some of the best candidates: Those who have the right skills, but lack the right connections. It’s a...

  • A Guide for the Ages: What You Need to Know to Attract a Multigenerational Workforce

    February 12, 2020

    The recent arrival of Gen Z in the workplace has triggered a flood of generational comparisons, some thought-provoking and most merely whimsical. The media seems endlessly fascinated by the different historical, economic, and cultural influences that have shaped Baby Boomers, Gen Xers, Millennials, and Gen Zers. They have scrutinized each generation’s favorite...

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    Make Internal Hiring a Success by Avoiding These 5 Pitfalls

    February 5, 2020

    One of the most important developments in talent acquisition is completely OG, an old-school idea with some interesting new wrinkles....

  • Half of All Companies Aren’t Providing a Positive Employee ...

    January 29, 2020

    According to the Global Talent Trends 2020 report, 94% of talent professionals believe employee experience (EX) will be very important...

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    LinkedIn’s Head of Recruiting Shares His Thoughts on the...

    January 28, 2020

    The dawn of a new decade often ushers in major change. And we’re not just talking fashion and technology — recruiting and HR are...