Work Flexibility Articles

  • Graph showing percentage of HR workers who believe they can work from home effectively

    Most HR Professionals Say They Can Effectively Work from Home

    June 11, 2020

    Not everybody has been able to shift to telework, and some of those who are working remotely still struggle with the technology, isolation, and distractions of work from home (WFH). But 66% of all employed U.S. workers say they can be effective when working remotely, according to the most recent LinkedIn Workforce Confidence Index survey, our biweekly check-in...

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    5 Ways Companies Are Making Their Remote Candidate Experience Stand Out

    May 7, 2020

    For companies that are currently hiring, providing an exceptional candidate experience may look a little different than it used to. In the age of social distancing, in-person coffee chats, on-site interviews, and lunches with the team are no longer an option. As a result, many companies are finding new ways to make their candidates feel valued — or creative ways...

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    A Longtime Remote Company Shares the Roadmap for Successful WFH

    April 9, 2020

    With some countries predicting that it may be as long as six months before day-to-day life returns to normal, remote work — and how to do it well — is on everybody’s minds right now. For organizations that have suddenly made the shift to work from home (WFH) in light of the coronavirus, the learning curve can be steep. Luckily, we can look to companies that have...

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    The Biggest Challenges Recruiters Are Wrestling with Right ...

    April 2, 2020

    Talent acquisition has always been a demanding discipline, and in the last few years its principal challenges have centered on finding...

  • Screenshot of new employees in a video onboarding program

    7 Steps to Creating a Virtual Employee Onboarding Program

    April 2, 2020

    It was the first Wednesday of March and Kelly Chuck, who spearheads the curriculum for LinkedIn’s onboarding program, had just started...

  • “Effective recruiters have always had a formidable arsenal of skills. But moving forward, the best recruiters will be curious and adaptable, with a learning mindset.”  —Amy Schultz Senior Director of Talent Acquisition at LinkedIn

    7 Skills That Will Help Recruiters Adapt to a Changing...

    March 30, 2020

    Recently, LinkedIn’s Future of Recruiting Report predicted the top recruitment skills that will be seen as a priority over the next...