Kimberly Redmond | |

AbbVie Inc (NYSE: ABBV), Dell Technologies Inc (NYSE: DELL) and Inc (Nasdaq: AMZN) are among some of the best workplaces for career growth, according to a new ranking by professional networking site LinkedIn.

Released Tuesday, LinkedIn’s first-ever “Top Companies: City Edition” identified the best 25 companies in 10 growing markets across the US. LinkedIn said each metropolitan area — Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas, Minneapolis and Seattle — is attracting a high number of jobseekers.

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Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday that it aims to place 50,000 people in jobs that require technology skills as part of a broader push being undertaken with its professional networking website LinkedIn to help workers affected by the coronavirus pandemic move into new fields.

The jobs will be in what Microsoft calls its “ecosystem” of companies that use or help sell its products.