Leading career-focused social media portal LinkedIn has reached a new milestone in India, having crossed the 50 million user mark. The portal allows users to maintain a profile detailing their education and career information, letting employers seek out the right employees for job openings, as well as allowing users to network and connect with the
With allegations of Facebook fanning violence through the spread of hate speech and false news on its platform piling up, the social network is reportedly hunting for people for its "News Credibility Programme." The social media company has been looking for at least two people (one fluent in Spanish), Fortune.com reported on Thursday. The job
Google will now help you find jobs within its search engine in India. At an event in New Delhi today, the search giant announced that it is rolling out jobs search. The feature was first introduced as a new search experience at Google I/O 2017, and is being rolled out to Indian users now. The
Microsoft-owned professional networking platform LinkedIn on Wednesday rolled out videos for "Sponsored Content" and "Company Pages" to help businesses reach and engage with the right audience. Marketers can use native video ads to build brand awareness with rich visual stories and target the right audience by traits such as job title, seniority, company name, industry
LinkedIn, the Microsoft-owned professional networking platform, recently added support for video sharing for its users. Now, it wants to give users more controls like an option to add filters to the video footage. With the new editing option, LinkedIn seems to be jumping into the full suite of editing with its professional-focused network. With the
Professionals in India prefer home-grown tech and mobile Internet companies like Directi, Flipkart and One97 Communications (Paytm) more than global giants like Google and Amazon as their workplace, revealed a new LinkedIn report on Wednesday. The report includes the ranking of 25 companies in the country that are most sought after by professionals, based on
When it comes to social media penetration in daily life, a majority of Americans are hooked to Facebook and YouTube but millennials prefer photo-sharing platforms Snapchat and Instagram, a new survey has revealed. According to the Pew Research Centre, 68 percent of all Americans use Facebook and three-quarters of those access the social media platform
To help local businesses hire the right people, Facebook has expanded the ability to apply to jobs directly on its platform to more than 40 countries. Rolled out in the US and Canada in 2017, Facebook's job application feature is different from Microsoft-owned LinkedIn as it is focused to draw in candidates for small- and
Professional social network site LinkedIn on Wednesday launched a new tool called "Scheduler" that will help ease the hiring process both for recruiters and candidates as well as avoid fallouts. "LinkedIn Scheduler" automates initial interview scheduling for recruiters and candidates, directly via InMail. The new tool would help candidates and recruiters save time spent on
Riding on its growing Cloud business especially Azure offerings, Microsoft has reported a revenue of $28.9 billion for the fourth quarter that ended December 31. This was up 12 percent from $25.8 billion in the same quarter last year. The company reported operating income of $8.7 billion - an increase of 10 percent from last
Diversity will be among the top trend in the recruiting industry this year as 81 per cent leaders in India say it impacts their hiring process, as per a survey. According to the LinkedIn 'Global Recruiting Trends' survey, diversity will be among the top four trends that will play a key role in the way
Marko Kobal -- the co-founder of Slovenian Cryptocurrency mining market NiceHash that lost over $60 million in a Bitcoin hack in December -- has stepped down as the company's CEO. "As you are aware, since the recent security breach we at NiceHash have been working round the clock to rebuild our internal systems as well
Global datacentre maintenance firm Park Place Technologies has become the first company to fully deploy Microsoft enterprise Cloud services, including Dynamics 365 and Office 365, along with LinkedIn Sales Navigator to help enterprises drive digital transformation. Park Place becomes the first company to deploy the Microsoft Relationship Sales solution, which combines the power of Dynamics
In a bid to assure users that it is serious about tackling the menace of spy apps on its Android platform, Google disclosed that it has detected an app called 'Tizi', which had been illegally snooping on users' social media and phone data such as call records, and stealthily taking pictures without the users' knowledge.
Google has detected an app 'Tizi', which has been stealing information from call records and also from social media apps like Facebook, WhatsApp, and also take pictures from mobile phones without even displaying them on screen of the device. "Tizi is a fully featured backdoor that installs spyware to steal sensitive data from popular social
A great boss is all we wish for. And the LinkedIn CEO easily makes it to the top ten list, at least after what happened recently. LinkedIn employee Mariah Walton, who sits out of their Dublin office, received the best surprise from company CEO Jeff Weiner while she was on a holiday.
Microsoft-owned professional networking platform LinkedIn on Wednesday rolled out its "Career Advice" feature in India that will help its over 45 million members in the country seek professional guidance from experienced mentors. Piloted in Bengaluru, the move is aimed at addressing the current mentorship gap in India.
Women now represent 27.3 percent of Microsoft's and LinkedIn's combined global workforce, the tech giant has revealed, adding that the addition of LinkedIn's workforce has served to increase female representation overall. Outside of the LinkedIn acquisition, the percentage of women employed at Microsoft globally is 25.9 percent -- a slight increase from 25.8 percent last year, Kathleen Hogan, Chief People Officer at Microsoft, said in a blog post late Tuesday.
In what appears to be a fallout of the US probe into Russia's alleged meddling into the 2016 US presidential election via Facebook, the country's communications regulator has now announced it will scrutinize whether the social media giant was complying with Russian laws. According to a report in The Moscow Times, state media watchdog Roskomnadzor wants to check if the personal information of its citizens on Facebook was safe.
With an aim to help its users craft a compelling resume, LinkedIn has launched a useful feature called Resume Assistant to bring the insights of the professional networking site directly into Microsoft Word. After you select your desired role and industry, Resume Assistant will pull LinkedIn insights from millions of member profiles so you can see diverse examples of how professionals in that role describe their work.