Measuring Gender Diversity with Data from LinkedIn

We are uniquely positioned, by virtue of LinkedIn’s data, to provide insight into gender equality across every industry represented on the network. In fact, one of the winning teams of the LinkedIn Economic Graph Challenge is currently working on research that evaluates gender differences in self-promotion on profiles. Having released our own workforce diversity numbers and an update on our Women In Tech (WIT) and Women’s Initiative (WiN) efforts last week, and with diversity and inclusion continuing to be an important issue across fields, we decided to take a look at gender parity across several industries. We analyzed millions of […]

Introducing the New LinkedIn Pulse: Your Daily News, Powered By Your Professional World

A lot of people don’t realize this, but the Pulse app was built as a class project at Stanford University in 2010. My cofounder, Ankit, and I designed, built and launched the first version of the app on the App Store in 6 short weeks. In the next three years as an independent company, we had an incredible ride, growing the Pulse user base to 30 million users and the team to 25 people. In 2013, as we started thinking about the future of Pulse, we realized that to truly become the authoritative source of daily news, we’d have to […]

lynda.com Makes Learning to Code Easier with Practice Coding

Because we know people learn best by doing, we’ve just integrated practice coding into more than 38 courses in in HTML, CSS and Javascript. Learners can now work on their coding skills in a window that appears alongside their chosen course. This is just a start and we’ll be adding more courses in various other programming languages in the near future. We also stay in close contact with companies like Adobe to make sure we post courses in lockstep with new their new software releases. In fact today, we released nine new courses focused on the updates to the Adobe […]

86,000 Reasons Why Residents of Greater Manchester Need to be on LinkedIn

I am passionate about helping professionals of all ages develop the skills they need to get hired and be successful. It’s why I joined LinkedIn — our vision is to create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce. It’s also why we are excited about the work we’re doing with the Greater Manchester Combined Authority here in the UK; a follow up to the Economic Graph research we did in New York. Greater Manchester has a diverse economy with more than 1.39 million professionals and more than 97,000 businesses. But the Councils recognise that the skills required to […]

UPS Capital Acquires Parcel Pro

UPS Capital , a subsidiary of UPS , which provides supply chain financial, insurance and payment services, today announced the acquisition of Parcel Pro, the leading independent logistics provider to the jewelry, wristwatch and collectibles industries….

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Through FabNet, RCI will offer Technology Assessment Reports to help Ben Franklin Technology Partners funded companies evaluate the commercial feasibility of their new technologies. As a FabNet partner, RCI will provide chemical synthesis, development …

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A study from the Chief Marketing Officer Council and Executive Networks Inc. looks at the value of socially engaging employees and partners in shaping corporate culture and brand personality. The report, “Making the Workplace a Brand-Defining Space,” e…