51% of respondents said data was used to assess sales performance. 48% said data was being used to evaluate patterns in lost business. 56% said data was used to prospect with 49% using data to select industries to target. Overall, long-term metrics for sales may move to the forefront. For instance, 43% of sales people said customer satisfaction were the top metric for measuring performance with 40% citing customer retention.LinkedIn also found that 47% of buyers wanted their salesperson to be trustworthy with 44% citing responsiveness and 40% wanting an expert in the field. That trust is also essential to proving to buyers that salespeople understand business needs, the decision process and personalization. … [Read more...] about Salespeople navigating digital transformation, data, virtual selling in new normal, says LinkedIn
What Is LinkedIn Premium? LinkedIn is the largest career-focused social media website on the web. While the site is free to use, there are a lot of features that are only available if you subscribe to LinkedIn Premium. It’s a paid upgrade you can get for your LinkedIn account. Premium is primarily intended for current job-hunters, recruiters, and those looking to get new clients to their business. … [Read more...] about What Is LinkedIn Premium, and Is it Worth It?
Specify What Emails You Actually Want to Receive (and How Often) After you’ve cleaned up your email addresses, turn your attention to the email messages LinkedIn sends you. By default, you’ll get email messages whenever you receive an invitation or LinkedIn message from another user, when there are notifications about your network or activities, security messages from Linked in, and so on. If you visit the site even occasionally, there’s no need be notified about all this via email. And while you could always block or filter messages from LinkedIn in your mail app, you’re probably better off fine-tuning the emails LinkedIn sends. … [Read more...] about How to Stop LinkedIn’s Annoying Emails for Good
There is a strong appetite for upskilling among Indian employees in the country as three in five professionals are likely to increase their time spent on online learning, says a survey. According to LinkedIn's third Workforce Confidence Index that covered 2,323 respondents, 63 per cent of Indian professionals will increase their time spent on online learning and the top three areas of interest include -- industry knowledge, career advancement and communication. Indian professionals are increasing their time spent on online learning as a response to remote working, a shrinking job market, the need for upskilling, and the need to stay mindful through these challenging times, LinkedIn said. The findings further noted that it is not always about professional learning as 40 per cent of Indians say they want to learn something interesting and unrelated to their line of work, while 30 per cent wish to improve their emotional well-being. "A diverse set of skills can take you a long way … [Read more...] about 3 in 5 Indian professionals to increase time spent on online learning: Survey
Job seekers in India remain optimistic about future job prospects despite the challenging times of coronavirus. This is stated in the bi-weekly report of the professional networking site, LinkedIn. Called the Workforce Confidence Index, the report says that nearly 50% of Indian professionals are confident about achieving financial betterment in the next 6 months, while 3 out of 5 professionals believe they will achieve career progression in the next year. According to the report, 72% of Indian professionals are confident that their companies will bounce back in the coming 2 years. It reveals that while 42% of professionals in the country will increase their time spent in job search in the next two weeks, 64% will increase their focus on learning. “This showcases the sense of determination among Indian professionals to navigate through these challenging times” the report added. Similarly, 51% of self employed professionals are confident about their companies doing better … [Read more...] about Job seekers in India confident about opportunities despite coronavirus outbreak: Report