relevance Articles

  • feedrelevance

    Strategies for Keeping the LinkedIn Feed Relevant

    March 23, 2017

    Co-authors: Rushi Bhatt and Bari Saltman LinkedIn’s home feed is the starting point of a member’s journey on LinkedIn. Millions of members see the feed as their first impression. The feed is also instrumental to delivering on LinkedIn’s core value propositions: it allows members to stay connected with their network by following network activities, to build their...

  • LinkedIn Learning Machine Learning Flow

    Personalized Recommendations in LinkedIn Learning

    December 6, 2016

    Coauthors: Shivani Rao, Gungor Polatkan We recently launched LinkedIn Learning, an online learning platform that enables students and professionals to take courses and learn the skills required to meet their career goals. As part of this platform, we provide personalized course recommendations. A/B testing indicates that we have 58% higher engagement rate when...

  • jobflavors1

    Job Flavors at LinkedIn: Part I

    August 25, 2016

    We believe LinkedIn can offer personalized insights into job opportunities in a way that no other website can. On our new Job Details pages, we can show members valuable information, like who they might know at the company, that could give them an edge over other applicants or make one particular job stand out over others. The biggest problem we face, however,...

  • Open Sourcing Photon ML

    June 7, 2016

    Machine learning is a key component of LinkedIn’s relevance-driven products. We use machine learning to train the ranking algorithms...

  • Rupesh Gupta

    Getting to Know Rupesh Gupta

    May 12, 2016

    LinkedIn wouldn't be the company it is today without the engineers who built it. We have no shortage of talented individuals in...

  • Hiring Relevance Science Engineers at LinkedIn

    March 7, 2016

    I get asked a lot of questions by my friends about relevance science and engineering at LinkedIn. Why has relevance science become so...