LinkedIn has a brand new look.
The enterprise social community, which Microsoft acquired last year for $26.2 billion, is rolling out over the approaching weeks what it calls the largest desktop redesign since its inception. LinkedIn goals to streamline its web site, make it quicker, extra intuitive and simpler to leap between cell and desktop.
In a blog post, the corporate mentioned the primary web page is now designed to operate extra like a cell app, with all the things taking pictures off from a single web page that doesn’t must be reloaded continually. Navigation has been streamlined, with seven classes throughout the highest bar, equivalent to House, Messaging, Jobs, Notifications, Me, My Community, and Search.
The messaging interface seems a little bit like Fb’s and consists of a number of prompts to interrupt the ice. Moreover, if a person is fascinated about a selected job, LinkedIn mentioned it can discover and counsel somebody inside that particular person’s community who works for the corporate to achieve out to.
LinkedIn mentioned it has additionally strengthened the search operate, made it simpler to see who’s partaking with customers’ content material and added extra suggestions to assist customers’ profiles stand out.
When Microsoft closed the purchase of LinkedIn in December, it mentioned the corporate would nonetheless deal with its personal day-to-day operations. Considered one of Microsoft’s primary targets was to assist velocity up development at LinkedIn, and it looks as if supporting tasks like this redesign could be a part of that.