Product Design Articles

  • resumeassistant6

    Resume Assistant: Finding High-Quality Work Experience Examples

    August 31, 2018

    The Microsoft acquisition of LinkedIn brought many opportunities for combining technologies to do something new and useful. One such endeavor is the Resume Assistant, designed to help people write better resumes. In our Part 1 blog on Resume Assistant, we shared the engineering and design challenges we faced during the product creation and how we solved them...

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    Resume Assistant: The Collaboration Between Microsoft and LinkedIn

    August 30, 2018

    Co-authors: Ethan Dow, George Pearman, and Bradley Walker In November 2017, Microsoft and LinkedIn introduced an exciting integration between the companies: Resume Assistant. Finding the right words to describe your work experience, knowing what skills you should highlight to attract employer interest—these can be challenging tasks. As shared in a post by the...

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    LinkedIn Lite: A Server-Side Rendered PWA

    July 11, 2018

    A couple of months ago, we shared details about LinkedIn Lite's architecture, its evolution as a light-weight mobile web experience, and how it became a huge success in emerging markets. As a pure server-side rendered web app, it was fast, but it wasn’t providing a good user experience. If a member was viewing their feed and had scrolled beyond the first page,...

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    A Look Behind the AI that Powers LinkedIn’s Feed: Sifting...

    March 29, 2018

    Co-authors: Tim Jurka, Souvik Ghosh and Pete Davies Overview At LinkedIn, our mission is to connect the world’s professionals to make...

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    LinkedIn Lite: A Lightweight Mobile Web Experience

    March 22, 2018

    The opportunity in India India is a mobile-first country, with 71% of the population having only a mobile internet connection and...

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    Search Federation Architecture at LinkedIn

    March 14, 2018

    Co-authors: Yi Shen, Claire Liu, and Ali Mohamed Introduction: A brief history of Search Federation at LinkedIn Almost every part of...