• Barbara Askins

    Naming Our Conference Rooms

    June 22, 2016

    Did you know that the co-inventor of a radio guidance technology whose elements are behind today’s communications systems like Wi-Fi and Bluetooth is also the Austrian and American actress Hedy Lamarr? Did you ever wonder the origin of the term “computer bug?” Grace Hopper, a pioneer of the computer world, coined the term when a moth flew into her machine. After...

  • Swift at LinkedIn

    Introducing LinkedIn’s Official Swift Style Guide

    June 22, 2016

    Code review is one of the most fundamental aspects of a successful software engineering team. Some of the goals of code review include ensuring correct functionality and best practices, providing a forum for positive and constructive feedback, creating broader exposure of the codebase for developers, and ensuring code readability and consistency. By ensuring the...

  • Job Detail Page Rendering Flowchart

    Building the New Job Detail Page

    June 21, 2016

    When we recently launched the new job detail page, we introduced new insights for job seekers to know their “In," meet the team, and get the inside scoop about working at the company. Since launch, the page is driving a double-digit lift in job applications. While it is exciting to see the page's popularity and its rich features, it is also a challenge to...

  • New "Meet the Team" Profile View

    Meet "Meet the Team"

    June 17, 2016

    Meet the Team: A New Addition to the Job Detail Page As one of the most viewed pages on the LinkedIn website, the job detail page is...

  • LinkedIn App Ratings

    LinkedIn Listens: A Better Way to Prompt for Member Feedback

    June 16, 2016

    LinkedIn takes its members’ opinions seriously. We are always looking for ways to creatively solicit member feedback. Sometimes we do...

  • First Impressions, Initial Network Size

    First Impression of Your Professional Social Network in a...

    June 14, 2016

    There are many factors that affect your career within an organization. Communication skills are important for all jobs; technical...