relevance Articles

  • 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 for our feed, advertising, recommender systems (such as People You May Know), email optimization, search engines, and more. For an in-depth example, check out these posts (part one and two) on how LinkedIn applies machine learning...

  • 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 technical roles across the company. They are the ones who create, build, and maintain our platform, tools, and features—as well as write posts for this blog. In this series, we feature some of the people and personalities that make...

  • 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...