According to the Pew Research Center, LinkedIn usage is especially high among the educated (bachelor’s degree holders and up), and high earners (those making $75,000 a year or more) — exactly the types of people with whom you’d want to connect professionally.
Nishant Rao, the Country head of LinkedIn speaks to student at Mood Indigo, IIT Bombay. While addressing the students, he shares with them the learning he had in the course of rising up to his current successful position.
Every day influential business leaders sit down and write original content for LinkedIn. They share their expertise, their mistakes and their advice. We sit with LinkedIn's senior editor, Francesca Levy, to talk about the most popular posts.
The percentage of women who have asked for more money in the past year has remained steady, but 84% of women who asked for a raise last year received one, up from 75% in 2013, said Linda Descano, CEO of Women & Co. Descano also said the Citigroup and LinkedIn sponsored 'Today's Professional Woman Report' showed that men are more likely than women to equate career satisfaction with a 'good salary' by a 58% to 52% margin.
In Chapter 17 of 21 in his 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, business coach Jullien Gordon shares how when working with younger professionals - Gen Y and Millennials - on career planning, Gordon starts with a process to help clients get clear on life and career goals. He lays out his 4-step process to create a dream life, attract a dream career, build a dream team and land your dream job and walks through why and how to do this.
Some recruiters say Twitter has transformed their prospecting and hiring, helping them identify candidates they wouldn’t have found otherwise, but others say the messaging platform has some way to go before it can replace LinkedIn, Facebook or other job-hunting tools. Lauren Weber reports.
In Chapter 21 of 21 in her 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, creative director and educator Lauren Serota answers "How Are Your Personal Experiences Shaping Your Professional Aspirations?" Serota shares how work and life experiences integrate together into how she lives her life. She notes how life outside work - from exercise and cycling to personal relationships to traveling - inform life inside work and vice versa. As a creative leader, she looks to always learn.
In Chapter 6 of 20 in his 2012 interview, branding and design strategist Ross Floate notes how he likes to work hard when the work is there. His work ethic is about professionalism and doing the job right so others do not have to fix your mistakes. Working as a newspaper and magazine designer, Floate learns professionalism and sharpens work ethic by working with older art directors and editors who, through their criticism, teach him the importance of being accountable for errors and mistakes.