LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, announced that it has crossed 100 million members in India. With a 56 per cent growth in its member base over the last three times, India has solidified its position as the second largest request for LinkedIn encyclopedically. The US is the largest. The largest share of members in India is from software and IT, followed by manufacturing, commercial services, consulting, account, and HR, finance, and education diligence. The largest share of members in India are from software & IT, followed by manufacturing, commercial services (consulting, account and HR), finance, and education diligence, the company informed.
“Our 100 million member community in India is using the platform considerably for more than jobs now. They’re Over-indexing on networking, messaging, and learning further than any other region encyclopedically,” said Ashutosh Gupta, India Country Manager, LinkedIn. Ashutosh Gupta, India Country Manager, LinkedIn, said, “It’s heartening, and gratifying, to see our 100- million- member community in India using the platform considerably for further than jobs now – they’re over-indexing on networking, messaging, and learning further than any other region encyclopedically”. According to LinkedIn’s Workplace Learning Report, ‘ upskilling workers’ is the top precedence for India’s L&D leaders, and ‘furnishing literacy openings’ is their top result for perfecting retention. This time’s list of LinkedIn’s top 10 most in-demand chops in India features a mix of business and marketing chops. In 2022 alone, professionals in India spent 4.6 million hours learning on the platform, which is nearly 2x the literacy hours spent on LinkedIn in the US.
“Despite tough macroeconomic conditions, learning in- demand chops will be critical for professionals to come more exploitable in any job request and reach their career pretensions in 2023,” said the platform. This steady swell in class shows how LinkedIn has become an essential platform for professionals in India to connect, learn, grow, and get hired over the course of their careers,” it said in a statement.