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How do you make up your mind in terms of what company is the right fit for you? Photograph: iStock.

It may seem like a nice problem to have right now, but once you start applying for jobs and getting offers from different companies, you could find yo(...)

Sharon McCooey, head of LinkedIn Ireland

Like it or not, LinkedIn has become a valuable networking tool. We spoke to Sharon McCooey, head of LinkedIn Ireland, and Brian McFadden, founder and (...)

More than 30 million people in 249 countries have so far used the programme to gain access to learning resources. Image: iStock

LinkedIn and Microsoft are to expand their digital skills training resources to help fill skills gaps and provide easier access to learning for those(...)

‘Research and professional experience show it’s harder for women to re-invent themselves and pursue a new career.’ File photograph: Getty

The imminent arrival of a new year often prompts people to think about changing job. But given the disruption of the last nine months coupled with gro(...)

Tourism Ireland chief executive Niall Gibbons has been named the most influential Irish chief executive on LinkedIn. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Tourism Ireland boss Niall Gibbons is the most influential Irish chief executive on LinkedIn, according to a new ranking by the Reputations Agency. (...)

LinkedIn has 630 million members globally, including two million in the Republic

LinkedIn is to create 800 new jobs in Dublin and hopes to fill a significant number of these roles by encouraging those who have left the workplace to(...)

Soverigns from the bank: For male employees, it was a wedding gift from their employer. For female employees, it symbolised the end of their careers

A few years ago, Andrew Keating, the chief financial officer of Bank of Ireland, was chatting to some colleagues, who were on the cusp of their retire(...)

“Sometimes we can be our own worst enemy when it comes to changing jobs, and people are letting a variety of small factors get in the way of their happiness.” Illustration: iStock

For career-driven individuals, success is still about making it to the top, but not necessarily following the vertical route of previous generations. (...)

By 2025, millennials will comprise an estimated three-quarters of the global workforce.

At one time a hefty salary, a big company car and a nice house signalled career success to the world. For some they still do, but for younger workers (...)

Those taking part in LinkedIn’s Returnin programme will also be offered additional training and ongoing mentoring to help the transition back to the workplace. Photograph: Robert Galbraith/Reuters

LinkedIn plans to create 10 jobs at its Dublin headquarters as it launches a new pilot programme aimed at helping carers return to the workforce. Re(...)

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