Microsoft is phasing out the resume assistant tool in Microsoft Word which gives people ideas for work experiences and skills. The company started by removing the CV assistant feature from the Semi-Annual Enterprise Channel (Preview) in September 2022. With plans to fully remove the feature from Word for Microsoft 365 cvcv assistantcv assistant wordersume writing toolLinkedInLinkedIn resume assistantmicrosoftMicrosoft 365resumeresume assistantresume assistant microsoftresume assistant microsoft wordresume assistant wordresume assistant word removedresume writingWord Click to find out more
Amazon, Software engineer and Teaching have emerged as the top trending employer, job and skill respectively in South Africa.
This is according to data from Microsoft's LinkedIn Economic Graph. Which Microsoft believes can help policymakers make informed decisions and chart new paths to economic opportunity.
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In the midst of the covid-19 pandemic and people getting laid off, Microsoft announced a global digital skills initiative. Offering free online courses to help people boost their digital skills or gain new relevant skills to be employable.
Three months after the announcement, the company shared about ten million CourselearningLinkedIn Click to find out more
Microsoft is collaborating with Social Change Factory to launch a digital skills initiative in Senegal.
Through the partnership, Social change is offering free access to learning content, recognized Microsoft certification and professional opportunities.
This is part of Microsoft's Global Skills Initiative programme to help twenty-five million people worldwide acquire digital skills. Digital SkillsLinkedInmicrosoftMicrosoft LearnSenegalSocial Change Factory Click to find out more
LinkedIn announces new feature that gives users an easy way to create and join professional events that interest them. Users can use the LinkedIn Events feature to host online workshops, seminars, sales, marketing and networking events.
The company says, "members and pages can use the feature to find and build EventsLinkedInLinkedIn events Click to find out more
LinkedIn launches new global product feature in Dubai.
LinkedIn Open for Business, is the company's latest feature. Small businesses and individual freelancers can now list their professional services on their LinkedIn profile. This will make them discoverable through the LinkedIn search tab.
Ali Matar, Head of LinkedIn EMEA Emerging Market says DubaiLinkedInLinkedIn MENA Click to find out more