Take Full Advantage of LinkedIn During Your Job Search

It’s a new year and possibly the right time to find a new job. Countless resources are available to help you with everything from your resume to thank-you notes; LinkedIn is a great resource to use to your advantage. While LinkedIn is primarily known for business networking it also offers several tools that can help you in your job search.

  • Open to Work – When turned on in your profile, LinkedIn’s Open to Work feature lets recruiters know that you are open to being contacted for new opportunities. Learn more
  • Job Alerts - Creating Job Alerts on LinkedIn ensures that you are quickly notified of any job postings that match your preferences. Learn more
  • Interview Preparation – Be prepared for the all-important interview by watching videos and reaching out to your network for feedback. Learn more
  • Career Explorer – This interactive tool helps you to evaluate your interests and skills to see alternative jobs and potential job paths you could take to find your next opportunity. Access Career Explorer
  • Company Profiles – Search LinkedIn and review company profiles to discover new potential employers. Use it as an opportunity to see if anyone you know is a connection there.

Last but not least, use your LinkedIn network of connections to both discover opportunities and reach out to the people you know at companies where you want to work. Always make sure your profile is up to date. And now, go forth and find yourself something new!

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 9:30am