Product Design Articles

  • jobsai1

    Learning Hiring Preferences: The AI Behind LinkedIn Jobs

    February 12, 2019

    Co-authors: Benjamin McCann and Nadeem Anjum   Last June, we introduced Recommended Matches: candidate recommendations for your open job posting that get more targeted over time based on your feedback. We're now rolling out this feature globally alongside an updated version of the algorithm powering it. This new algorithm, which is used throughout the Jobs...

  • producthelp1

    Improving Member Productivity with In-Product Help

    December 27, 2018

    LinkedIn’s Help Center boasts a personalized experience aimed at getting our members the help they need, finding the answers to their questions, and empowering them to be more productive and successful.  Despite having a wealth of customized content, members are still faced with a problem when they need help: they must stop what they’re doing and go to the Help...

  • contacts6

    Building the Contacts Platform at LinkedIn

    October 23, 2018

    Co-authors: Ravneet S. Khalsa and Gokulraj Mohanasundaram   Introduction Members can choose to import their contacts from third-party address books and calendars into LinkedIn to help them grow their professional network. We use this contact information to suggest relevant connections to members (“People You May Know” or PYMK) and help them grow their...

  • talenthub1

    Building Enterprise Software on LinkedIn's Consumer Stack: ...

    October 11, 2018

    Co-authors: Viman Deb and Christian Mathiesen   The Economic Graph is a digital representation of the global economy based on 575+...

  • talentsearch3

    Building Representative Talent Search at LinkedIn

    October 10, 2018

    Co-authors: Sahin Cem Geyik and Krishnaram Kenthapadi   Introduction: Building products that create opportunity Motivated by LinkedIn’...

  • resumeassistant6

    Resume Assistant: Finding High-Quality Work Experience...

    August 31, 2018

    The Microsoft acquisition of LinkedIn brought many opportunities for combining technologies to do something new and useful. One such...