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Social media protocol for employees

The personal life of employees is their business, but when this personal life is exposed to the world through social media, it no longer...

LinkedIn acquires Glint, to offer better, insightful and actionable feedback

Microsoft-owned LinkedIn — the web- and mobile-based business and employment-oriented service — has announced its acquisition of Glint, which is a California-based organisation that...

India sees a 77% growth in HR analytics professionals: LinkedIn

With the growing need and demand for high-performing talent, HR leaders now turn to analytics to answer critical questions around workforce planning.

Cornerstone OnDemand and LinkedIn now have extended relationship

This integration will allow both companies to broaden their corporate learning offerings and provide a holistic, engaging learning experience for employees.

Place your talent where there is business

In the next wave of change, companies are now moving talent where they see future potential without restricting them only to the headquarters. 

LinkedIn rolls out ‘Career Advice’ feature for professional guidance

The tool, which is currently available on mobiles and dekstops, will help professionals connect with the right mentors and seek advice on projects, career moves, and so on.

LinkedIn launches second edition of women’s hackathon

The first three winners of Wintathon are eligible for a cash prize of Rs 100,000, Rs 75,000 and Rs 50,000, respectively.

LinkedIn integrates with Microsoft to launch Resume Assistant

The tool will help create persuasive resumes by importing personalised insights from LinkedIn into MS Word.

Digital talent migration highest in India: Study

54 per cent organisations, globally, admit losing out on competitive advantage because of lack of digital talent.

India has second largest pharma and biotech talent pool: LinkedIn report

The most in-demand occupations in pharma and biotech are in the areas of data, research and regulatory affairs.

LinkedIn and IL&FS Skill Development to contribute towards Skill India Mission

The collaboration will upskill blue-collar workers and make job seekers more employable.

Women leadership hiring increased 25% in India, from 2008-16: LinkedIn report

The report titled, ‘Moving the Needle for Women Leaders’ states that women now hold just over 25 per cent of all leadership positions globally

Prabir Jha, SV Nathan, Srikanth Balachandran retain their positions as HR...

The fourth edition of the most viewed LinkedIn profiles in India also has some new names in the HR category this time.

Everyone loves the recruiter’s call

91 per cent of Indian professionals are interested in learning about job openings, and 46 per cent ‘feel flattered’ when they hear from recruiters.

E-commerce and home grown companies dominate the list of preferred employers...

As per LinkedIn, none of the traditional companies in the FMCG, durable and auto sector feature in the list of most sought-after employers in India.

Changing landscape of hiring: LinkedIn reveals top social recruiters in India

The company just released the list of recruiters in India who lead in terms of smart hiring.

Dos & Don’ts to make your LinkedIn profile more prominent

Helping people avoid the most common turn-offs in a profile, LinkedIn recently announced the top 10 overused buzzwords and phrases by Indian professionals in their LinkedIn profiles.

LinkedIn and Ministry of HRD come together to create more jobs

The MoU signed by the two will ensure that all colleges affiliated with AICTE will adopt LinkedIn Placements.

LinkedIn lets you seek a job without your boss knowing

LinkedIn’s new feature, Open Candidates, allows users to secretly declare that they're available for hire.

‘Bring In Your Parents Day’ redefines employee engagement at LinkedIn

The global initiative aims to blur the lines between work and personal lives by giving an opportunity to employees to bring in their loved ones to their workplace.

LinkedIn and Accenture to ignite young brains through HackFest 2016

The event will offer a unique opportunity to the participating students to solve real-world business and human challenges with innovative and game-changing ideas.

LinkedIn CEO assures staff of operational independence

Jeff Weiner has written to his staff that the two corporations are unique yet similar in terms of their mission and values, which was also one of the biggest drivers behind a unanimous agreement on this deal.

This is how LinkedIn’s new office looks

The new office comes with a lot of flexibility, where employees can remove or reinstate a wall depending on their requirement and that too with just a push of a button.

LinkedIn acquires recruitment startup, Connectifier

The two-year old startup with a search technology that draws on artificial intelligence, has a search index containing profiles of over 400 million jobs.

Small-town Indians more employable than those from the metros

The study forecasts an overall increase of 14.5 per cent in the hiring intent in 2016, as well.

Only for India: LinkedIn to offer campus placement services

The new locally-developed product will help fresh graduates find a job and also assist recruiters in managing their campus placement activities.   

Low hiring budgets pushing recruiters towards employee referrals for quality hires

While hiring volume has remained stagnant, the budget for recruiting solutions has dropped, leading talent acquisition officers to rely on employee referrals and employee retention.

LinkedIn acquires Careerify

Careerify is a Toronto-based startup that deals in software related to hiring, employer branding and referral.

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