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6 Major Changes Coming to LinkedIn’s Redesigned Desktop Site

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6 Major Changes Coming to LinkedIn’s Redesigned Desktop Site

LinkedIn has given its desktop site a much-needed redesign. The company said the new look LinkedIn was designed to emphasize conversations and content.

Here’s what’s changing.

1. Navigation

LinkedIn New Navigation

LinkedIn’s redesigned desktop site will feature a new navigation that focuses on these seven “core” areas:

  • Home (your feed)
  • My Network
  • Jobs
  • Messaging
  • Notifications
  • Me
  • Search

In addition, clicking on “More” will lead you to other areas, such as LinkedIn Learning.

2. Messaging

New LinkedIn Messaging

A new real-time messaging system (that appears quite similar to Facebook) will let you message connections no matter where you are on the LinkedIn site.

The company also said that whenever you see an interesting job post, LinkedIn will suggest people from your network who currently work at that company.

3. The Feed

LinkedIn is promising a combination of algorithms and human editors will help you find the most relevant content from people and publishers that matter to you. In addition, LinkedIn said they plan to add new ways to dive into topics and follow trending stories.

4. Search

LinkedIn New Search

Whether you want to find people, jobs, companies, or something else, LinkedIn is promising big improvements to the appearance and relevance of search results.

5. Content Insights

LinkedIn will show you who information on who reads and engages with the content you share, such as their:

  • Company
  • Job title
  • Location

6. Profile Suggestions

LinkedIn will suggest things to add to your profile that will make it stronger, such as adding top job skills that are in demand.

If you don’t have the next LinkedIn yet, you should expect to start seeing it sometime in the next few weeks.

LinkedIn also shared a video that offers a look at the new desktop design (with a song that sounds like a rejected Saviors torture tune on “The Walking Dead”).

Image Credits: LinkedIn

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Danny Goodwin

Executive Editor at Search Engine Journal

Danny Goodwin is Executive Editor of Search Engine Journal. In addition to overseeing SEJ's editorial strategy and managing contributions from ... [Read full bio]

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