Product Design Articles

  • talentai1

    The AI Behind LinkedIn Recruiter Search and Recommendation Systems

    April 22, 2019

    Co-authors: Qi Guo, Sahin Cem Geyik, Cagri Ozcaglar, Ketan Thakkar, Nadeem Anjum, and Krishnaram Kenthapadi   LinkedIn Talent Solutions serves as a marketplace for employers to reach out to potential candidates and for job seekers to find career opportunities. A key mechanism to help achieve these goals is the LinkedIn Recruiter product, which helps recruiters...

  • reactions1

    Engineering LinkedIn Reactions

    April 17, 2019

    As you casually scroll through a news feed, you may “like” a post here and there. “Liking” has become so second-nature that we don’t often think about what happens the minute you hit that “like” button. When we began considering building out our “likes” feature into a set of reactions on LinkedIn, it took time for me to understand how complex a “like” really is....

  • calendarui1

    Open Sourcing our Day View UI Library for Making Meetings Easier

    March 21, 2019

    Co-authors: Greg Lundien, Akif Hossain, Daniel Hsu, and Hannah Cutler   Our members leverage LinkedIn Messenger for a number of use cases, and oftentimes a scheduling component is an important piece of the interaction. A few examples include: A student who wants to schedule time to chat with a graduate from his or her school for career advice. A freelancer who...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...