Articles about LinkedIn

Advice

If you use one of these photos on LinkedIn, employers won’t take you seriously

There are a whole lot of ways your profile photo on LinkedIn can go wrong. Here's what not to do when it comes to selecting your image.

Age Discrimination

Report: Major companies excluding older workers from job ads on Facebook, Google, and LinkedIn

If you're above a certain age, you may not be seeing job ads from dozens of the nation's top employers — including Amazon, Verizon, UPS, and Facebook.

LinkedIn

5 ways you’re setting yourself up to fail on LinkedIn

Your LinkedIn profile might be one of the first things a recruiter sees about you, so don't make these mistakes.

News

An Apple alum wants to help white-collar workers find hidden jobs

ExecThread is a members-only job board site for executives. Once you get approved, it lets other on its platform anonymously share job leads.

News

Facebook wants to help you find your next job

Facebook is muscling into the online job-search marketplace. Now if only you could keep their bosses from seeing your embarrassing photos, too.

Advice

5 words upper-level Fortune 500 employees use to stand out on LinkedIn

A study of 750 LinkedIn profiles of workers at Fortune 500 businesses, showing the top words included include "leader,"  "strategic," and "innovative."

Advice

What to do when you don’t want to give a LinkedIn recommendation

Here’s how to know when it's the right move to decline giving someone a LinkedIn recommendation — and how to excuse yourself without causing offense.

News

STUDY: Men puff up their successes on LinkedIn, while women undersell themselves

Surprise, surprise.

News

New analysis: Americans are the smiliest people on LinkedIn

Nothing beats a broad, friendly smile in the professional worlds of America.

LinkedIn

A man’s naked picture on LinkedIn is at the center of a lawsuit

This is bad.

LinkedIn

New case shows you have to check your LinkedIn contacts after leaving a job

Your professional network on LinkedIn is not always your own.

News

Laszlo Bock, Google’s work guru, starts new company that may be a ‘LinkedIn killer’

Is this the 'LinkedIn killer' of myth and lore?