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LinkedIn is a professional networking website used by millions of users across the world.(Reuters File Photo)

LinkedIn denies fresh data breach, says 'members trust us'

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 30, 2021 11:55 AM IST
The data breach was announced by an alleged hacker on June 22, who also offered the data of 700 million users of LinkedIn for sale, according to a report.
The survey said that the average time for fresh graduates to find a new job has also increased by 43%, from 2 to 2.8 months.
The survey said that the average time for fresh graduates to find a new job has also increased by 43%, from 2 to 2.8 months.

Women, Gen Z most vulnerable in job market post 2nd wave

Livemint | By Prashant K Nanda, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2021 05:49 AM IST
The overall workforce confidence has slumped after showing promise in March and the individual confidence index scores of female professionals fell almost eight points in June, a 4x decline than male workers confidence index, the job networking platform said.
Women and young professionals' confidence are amongst the lowest in the workforce today. (Representative image)
Women and young professionals' confidence are amongst the lowest in the workforce today. (Representative image)

Women twice more likely to be worried about jobs than men: LinkedIn

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 22, 2021 02:21 PM IST
Women's plight has worsened after the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, LinkedIn's Workforce Confidence Index shows.
A shot from Avkash Shah's 3D application for the CRED application.(LinkedIn/Avkash Shah)
A shot from Avkash Shah's 3D application for the CRED application.(LinkedIn/Avkash Shah)

Mumbai boy posts a 3D internship application for CRED, founder responds

By Khyati Sanger
PUBLISHED ON JUN 09, 2021 03:59 PM IST
Avkash Shah, a graphic and motion designer from Mumbai, earned an internship offer from CRED after posting his 3D application on LinkedIn.
A screenshot of the conversation between Nahid and Daisy(Linkedin/DaisyMorris)
A screenshot of the conversation between Nahid and Daisy(Linkedin/DaisyMorris)

Man tracks down laptop owner to return lost device, wins netizen’s hearts

By Khyati Sanger
PUBLISHED ON MAY 26, 2021 02:00 PM IST
The owner of the laptop took to LinkedIn to post about the incident and appreciate the man who helped her.
LinkedIn did not immediately respond to Reuters request for more details on the incident, including the number of users affected.(Reuters)
LinkedIn did not immediately respond to Reuters request for more details on the incident, including the number of users affected.(Reuters)

LinkedIn says some user data extracted and posted for sale

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON APR 09, 2021 04:24 PM IST
The incident was not a data breach and no private member account data from the platform was included, LinkedIn said in a blog post on Thursday.
As a punishment, the people said, officials are requiring LinkedIn to perform a self-evaluation and offer a report to the Cyberspace Administration of China, the country's internet regulator.(REUTERS)
As a punishment, the people said, officials are requiring LinkedIn to perform a self-evaluation and offer a report to the Cyberspace Administration of China, the country's internet regulator.(REUTERS)

China rebukes LinkedIn for failing to control political content: Report

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 19, 2021 06:14 PM IST
LinkedIn has been the lone major American social network allowed to operate in China. The Microsoft-owned service for professionals censors the posts made by its millions of Chinese users.
Ryan Lowry's letter has now won people over.(LinkedIn/Ryan Lowry)
Ryan Lowry's letter has now won people over.(LinkedIn/Ryan Lowry)

‘Take a chance on me’: Man with autism writes note for future employers

By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON MAR 18, 2021 04:58 PM IST
Lowry took to LinkedIn to share his hand-written letter. “Please see my letter to future employers,” with this caption, he shared the note.
Working in isolation and navigating a tough job market over the past few months has adversely affected India’s emotional well-being and financial outlook.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Working in isolation and navigating a tough job market over the past few months has adversely affected India’s emotional well-being and financial outlook.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Indian professionals cautiously optimistic for 2021; 40% expect jobs to increase: LinkedIn report

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Deepali Sharma
PUBLISHED ON DEC 17, 2020 12:55 PM IST
The workforce sentiment data and confidence scores are based on the online survey responses of 21,066 professionals from April to November 2020.
Last year many talent leaders and industry experts anticipated the trends that were set to reshape the HR industry in 2020. However, it was beyond anybody’s imagination that the coronavirus pandemic is going to present unprecedented challenges – disrupting the traditional work culture.(Bloomberg / file)
Last year many talent leaders and industry experts anticipated the trends that were set to reshape the HR industry in 2020. However, it was beyond anybody’s imagination that the coronavirus pandemic is going to present unprecedented challenges – disrupting the traditional work culture.(Bloomberg / file)

HR trends to look out for in 2021

By Yogita Tulsiani
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2020 01:28 PM IST
During the lockdown period, the industry had to sweep away the traditional way of working from physical office spaces. HR professionals played a crucial role in making their people stay motivated, productive, and engaged during work from home.
India’s most famous matchmaker, Sima Taparia
India’s most famous matchmaker, Sima Taparia

Indian Matchmaking: Cringe or Binge?

Hindustan Times | By Aparna Shewakramani and Pradhyuman Maloo
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2020 08:10 AM IST
Forget Sima from Mumbai! Two star participants of the matchmaking show get defensive
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LinkedIn Logo

Courses on digital skills, remote working top picks for Indian professionals: LinkedIn

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Nandini
PUBLISHED ON SEP 02, 2020 05:09 PM IST
As per LinkedIn Learning Data, in India, there has been an increase of 245 per cent in the number of hours spent on virtual learning from July 2019 to June 2020, compared to a year earlier.
According to LinkedIn’s latest ‘Labour Market Update’, a monthly update on hiring trends and insights, though there has been a significant hiring rebound, the pace of these gains is expected to slow down given the continued economic uncertainty.(File photo for representation)
According to LinkedIn’s latest ‘Labour Market Update’, a monthly update on hiring trends and insights, though there has been a significant hiring rebound, the pace of these gains is expected to slow down given the continued economic uncertainty.(File photo for representation)

Hiring in India picks up pace during April to June: Report

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2020 05:16 PM IST
There has been a significant rebound in hiring following the easing of lockdown restrictions and, between early-April to end-June recruitment in India has increased by 35 percentage points, says a report.
LinkedIn said employees affected by its job cuts will be informed this week and they will start receiving invitations in the next few hours to meetings to learn more about next steps.(REUTERS)
LinkedIn said employees affected by its job cuts will be informed this week and they will start receiving invitations in the next few hours to meetings to learn more about next steps.(REUTERS)

LinkedIn cuts 960 jobs as Covid-19 pandemic puts brakes on corporate hiring

Reuters | By Reuters | Posted by Anubha Rohatgi
UPDATED ON JUL 21, 2020 02:24 PM IST
Announcing the plan in a message posted on LinkedIn’s website, Chief Executive Ryan Roslansky said the company would provide at least 10 weeks of severance pay as well as health insurance for a year for U.S. employees, and will hire for newly-created roles from laid-off staff.
This is one of the images the LinkedIn user shared.(LinkedIn/Karthik Srinivasan)
This is one of the images the LinkedIn user shared.(LinkedIn/Karthik Srinivasan)

Man calls out Scotch-Brite for gender marker in logo. Company’s marketing head replies

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON JUL 15, 2020 07:57 PM IST
Karthik Srinivasan called out the company and received a positive reply from the company’s marketing head Atul Mathur.
The privacy violations were exposed by Apple and independent program developers, according to the suit.(Reuters)
The privacy violations were exposed by Apple and independent program developers, according to the suit.(Reuters)

LinkedIn Sued for spying on users with apps for Apple devices

By Bloomberg | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2020 06:00 AM IST
The apps use Apple’s Universal Clipboard to read and siphon the data, and can draw information from other Apple devices, according to the complaint filed Friday in San Francisco federal court.
The Delhi high court had, by a 2017 order, restrained publication of such material till his plea was decided. photo:pradeep gaur/mint
The Delhi high court had, by a 2017 order, restrained publication of such material till his plea was decided. photo:pradeep gaur/mint

HC cites freedom of speech in turning down Murthy’s plea

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 08, 2020 05:20 AM IST
Some women published details of conversations with Murthy to expose his alleged inappropriate responses. Such posts were published on websites like LinkedIn and Indian Ceo.
Many of the respondents were happy that they could work from home in pyjamas.(Representative Photo)
Many of the respondents were happy that they could work from home in pyjamas.(Representative Photo)

Despite worries, many felt happy during Covid-19 lockdown, finds online survey

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2020 12:20 PM IST
However, being happy did not mean that they were not worried about the current pandemic. The survey covered participants in 104 cities across 23 states.
The image shows the teacher taking an online class.(LinkedIn/Moumita B)
The image shows the teacher taking an online class.(LinkedIn/Moumita B)

Teacher’s makeshift ‘tripod’ is a perfect example of jugaad. People laud her efforts

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Trisha Sengupta
UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2020 12:14 PM IST
People cannot stop praising the teacher who walked that extra mile to teach her students properly.
Bank of America Corp pledged $1 billion to help communities address economic and racial inequality. Goldman Sachs on Wednesday created a $10 million fund for racial equity.(REUTERS/File Photo)
Bank of America Corp pledged $1 billion to help communities address economic and racial inequality. Goldman Sachs on Wednesday created a $10 million fund for racial equity.(REUTERS/File Photo)

Goldman Sachs executive’s email making plea for racial equality goes viral at firm

Washington | By Reuters | Posted by: Shankhyaneel Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2020 02:51 PM IST
The email by Frederick Baba, a managing director at the bank who is black, coincides with other Wall Street executives and companies speaking out against racial inequality after the death of an African American man, George Floyd
This post has gone all kinds of viral.(Cara Fields/LinkedIn)
This post has gone all kinds of viral.(Cara Fields/LinkedIn)

Man dresses up in hilarious costumes to ‘Zoom bomb’ wife’s conference calls

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amrita Kohli
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2020 12:56 PM IST
Looking for ways to make work from home fun? Here’s an idea...
The company’s shares, up over 12% this year, rose about 5% in extended trading.(Reuters file photo)
The company’s shares, up over 12% this year, rose about 5% in extended trading.(Reuters file photo)

Microsoft revenue beats as remote work boosts Teams

Reuters | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON MAY 01, 2020 04:02 AM IST
For the fiscal fourth quarter, Microsoft gave business-unit forecasts that were below analyst estimates, predicting tough times for LinkedIn and some small-business software sales.
Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL).(Reuters File Photo)
Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL).(Reuters File Photo)

Reliance Industries keeps commitment, digitally onboards 84 summer interns amid coronavirus concerns

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON APR 18, 2020 06:34 PM IST
In a post on LinkedIn, RIL said it is on-boarding 84 summer interns virtually. “RIL kept its commitment to summer interns by digitally onboarding them through the ‘Virutal Reliance Summer Program’,” it said.
(AFP)
(AFP)

Coronavirus Scare: LinkedIn makes job interviews virtual

San Francisco | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2020 12:00 PM IST
We are taking steps to help mitigate the spread of the coronavirus, using guidance from global health experts and with the health and safety of our employees, customers, and partners as our top priority.
PEC director Dheeraj Sanghi (left) and dean alumni Divya Bansal with 97-year-old alumnus BS Grewal of 1943 batch during an alumni meet in Chandigarh on Saturday.(HT Photo)
PEC director Dheeraj Sanghi (left) and dean alumni Divya Bansal with 97-year-old alumnus BS Grewal of 1943 batch during an alumni meet in Chandigarh on Saturday.(HT Photo)

Homecoming 2020: Alumni reminisce their student days at Punjab Engineering College meet in Chandigarh

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON FEB 16, 2020 12:35 AM IST
Unlike previous alumni meets that were organised by PEC old students’ body since 1965, this year, the event was conducted by college
Twitter and Facebook have been in a long-running dispute with Russia’s internet watchdog Roskomnadzor since a 2014 law passed requiring messaging services, search engines and social networking sites to store Russian data inside Russia.(REUTERS)
Twitter and Facebook have been in a long-running dispute with Russia’s internet watchdog Roskomnadzor since a 2014 law passed requiring messaging services, search engines and social networking sites to store Russian data inside Russia.(REUTERS)

Russia fines Twitter, Facebook for keeping data abroad

Moscow | By Agence France Presse
UPDATED ON FEB 13, 2020 10:26 PM IST
A court slapped the US-based companies with fines of four million rubles each (about $63,000) for failing to move their servers containing data of Russian users into Russia.
Jeff Weiner said the timing felt right personally and professionally, with a ready successor.(REUTERS FILE)
Jeff Weiner said the timing felt right personally and professionally, with a ready successor.(REUTERS FILE)

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner steps aside after 11 years, says time is right

New York | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON FEB 06, 2020 12:56 AM IST
Jeff Weiner will become executive chairman after 11 years as chief of the Microsoft-owned business. Ryan Roslansky, senior vice president of product, will become CEO as of June 1.
LinkedIn ‘Event’ tool ensures safe online conversations. (Representational image)(AFP file)
LinkedIn ‘Event’ tool ensures safe online conversations. (Representational image)(AFP file)

LinkedIn launches ‘Events’ tool for members to create, share, discover professional events

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON OCT 17, 2019 12:49 PM IST
With Events, the platform aims to foster offline community building and help members nurture deeper and high-quality professional relationships.
“This is by far the best thing on LinkedIn... EVER,” says a comment on the post.(LinkedIn/Lauren Brown)
“This is by far the best thing on LinkedIn... EVER,” says a comment on the post.(LinkedIn/Lauren Brown)

Kid uses Siri to alter mom’s work info to ‘Poop Your Pants’, hilarity ensues

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amrita Kohli
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2019 07:00 AM IST
Lauren Brown shared a post about the incident on LinkedIn.
The hashtag “TwitterDown” was trending as users recalled their experiences. Some were too young to remember a time when such an outage was a common occurrence.(Photo: Twitter Moments)
The hashtag “TwitterDown” was trending as users recalled their experiences. Some were too young to remember a time when such an outage was a common occurrence.(Photo: Twitter Moments)

‘Miss us?’ Twitter hit with hour-long outage

San Francisco | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2019 06:27 AM IST
For nearly an hour Thursday, the Twitter services we use to keep up with everything and nothing appeared inaccessible for people around the world, regardless of celebrity status or follower count. We reloaded and reloaded. Some turned to Instagram, Facebook and even LinkedIn to express outrage over the outage.
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