India is a core market for growth at LinkedIn and the second largest market in terms of members after the US, accounting for 82 million members as part of a global community of 800 million members.
Job supply in India is increasing and hiring trends are showing encouraging signs.
New Delhi: Professional networking platform LinkedIn and National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) on Tuesday announced a partnership which will provide free access to LinkedIn Learning resources to upskill Indian young professionals and create a future-ready digital workforce. Under the partnership, 10 free LinkedIn Learning paths (consisting of 140 courses) for a range of in-demand tech […]
New Delhi: Blockchain and affiliate marketing are the two new skills companies will seek the most in 2020, a LinkedIn report on ‘Top 10 most in-demand hard skills’ revealed on Friday. With the decline of traditional advertising and the rise of social media, affiliate marketing is rapidly rising as a must-have hard skill. “Affiliate marketing […]
San Francisco: To the surprise of millions of LinkedIn users, the high-profile job of Google CEO Sundar Pichai was up for grabs on Microsoft-owned professional networking platform and some wannabes even applied to become what would be a dream job on Earth. Later, LinkedIn accepted it was actually a security bug that let users post […]
San Francisco: LinkedIn, which has over 645 million members and 20 million jobs to trade for, is finally moving its entire workload to Microsoft Azure Cloud platform. Microsoft announced its $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn in June 2016 and closed the deal in the same year in December. “With the incredible member and business growth […]
New Delhi: Microsoft-owned professional networking platform LinkedIn on Monday announced the appointment of Ashutosh Gupta as Country Manager for India. Gupta’s appointment will be effective September 2, 2019, the company said. He will be replacing Mahesh Narayanan, who was Country Manager for India from January 2019 to June 2019. Gupta brings with him two decades […]
New Delhi: E-commerce major Amazon is the most trusted among the Internet brands in India, followed by Google and Facebook, according to a recent report by TRA Research. Among the 32 Internet brands surveyed, Indian messaging app Hike ranked fourth, beating Facebook-owned Whatsapp, which ranked 10th, said brand intelligence and data insights company’s “Brand Trust […]
New Delhi: Professional social network site LinkedIn on Thursday launched the “LinkedIn Salary” feature which will provide a detailed breakdown of salaries by job title and location. “Where compensation is a crucial motivating factor for any professional to decide the next career move, this tool will enable job-seekers to make more informed career choices. “The […]
New Delhi: In a reflection of the power equation in the society, men outnumber women by a large margin in the fifth edition of LinkedIn’s Power Profiles list for India released on Thursday. In the list divided in eight categories, women have the upper hand only in two categories — “Human Resources” and the newly […]
San Francisco: In an apparent move to compete with Microsoft-owned LinkedIn, Google has launched ‘Hire’, a recruiting app for small- and medium-sized businesses that also integrates seamlessly with G Suite. “Hire makes it easy for you to identify talent, build strong candidate relationships and efficiently manage the interview process end-to-end,” Berit Johnson, Senior Product Manager at […]
Bengaluru: Professional networking giant LinkedIn on Thursday rolled out the ‘LinkedIn Lite’ Android app, a faster and lighter version of its flagship app, in India. The Lite app offers a seamless and intuitive experience of LinkedIn to users on Android’s operating system, that accounts for 97 per cent of India’s smartphone market. LinkedIn has more than […]
New Delhi: E-commerce companies Flipkart and Amazon, for the second year in a row topped LinkedIn India’s top companies list 2017, a statement said here on Thursday. The professional network site on the Internet said the list is fuelled by exclusive LinkedIn data, including job seeker reach, engagement and retention. LinkedIn has around 500 plus […]
New York: In a tough challenge to team collaboration tool Slack, Facebook has announced to offer a version of Workplace for free. Workplace, Facebook’s messaging service for businesses, is one of the many products used by businesses to chat and share files within their select groups. According to a report in Fortune, the new free […]