Product Design Articles

  • 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: Behind the Scenes of LinkedIn Talent Hub

    October 11, 2018

    Co-authors: Viman Deb and Christian Mathiesen   The Economic Graph is a digital representation of the global economy based on 575+ million members, 50,000 skills, 26 million companies, 15 million open jobs, and 60,000 schools. In short, it’s all the data on LinkedIn, and this data is used to mine critical information to connect members with economic...

  • 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’s goal of creating economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce and by a keen interest from our customers in making sure that they are able to source diverse talent, we have adopted a “diversity by design”...

  • 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...

  • resumeassist1

    Resume Assistant: The Collaboration Between Microsoft and...

    August 30, 2018

    Co-authors: Ethan Dow, George Pearman, and Bradley Walker In November 2017, Microsoft and LinkedIn introduced an exciting integration...

  • linkedinlitept21

    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,...