For all of LinkedIn's career-building tools, one area where the professional network has fallen short is in helping shed light on the black box that is salary information. That is now changing.
The company introduced a new tool called LinkedIn Salary that aims to help users learn more about the salaries in their industry and how making changes to their current career impacts how much they make.
Enter a job title and a city and the tool turns up results showing the median earnings for individuals with that job title in the city you selected. Besides base salary, it also takes into account other forms of compensation, like bonuses and stock options. Read more...More about Glassdoor, Linkedin, Social Media, Apps And Software, and Tech
Tech companies are increasingly realizing that if they want to make their services more accessible to Indians, they need to adapt to India's slow internet speeds. After Facebook, Google and Twitter, LinkedIn is the latest to launch a "Lite" version of its service, specifically for India.
The light version of LinkedIn's mobile website, called LinkedIn Lite, is aimed at users with slow internet connections or those on metered internet connections with low download limits.
The Microsoft-owned company says its home page on the light website only consumes 150KB, and other pages weigh about 70KB. India is LinkedIn's second largest market with over 37 million users and the company hopes that LinkedIn Lite would help it grow its user base as well as user engagement in the country. Read more...More about Social, Social Media, India, Linkedin, and Tech