How To Use Linkedin To Find A Job

January 23, 2015 |  by  |  Linkedin Blog

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Using Linkedin to find a job is a lucrative way to further your ultimate career. Linkedin retains over 300 million members and every one of them have connections in the business world. Every Linkedin member is wanting to utilise the platform in some way. With two new members joining Linkedin every second, it is no surprise that the platform is the perfect place for businesses and job seekers.

Any Linkedin expert will tell job seekers and businesses that Linkedin is the perfect platform to connect and achieve their aspired goals. There are some top tips on how to use Linkedin to find a job.

 

How To Use Linkedin To Find A Job top tip #1

  1. Upgrade to the Job Seeker Plan on Linkedin
    Linkedin offer various upgraded plans for their retained users, each one suiting specific needs of their members. However, the most important one for job seekers is their specifically tailored upgrade plan. You are told that you have to stand out in the business world in order to gain the career you are searching for. This Job Seeker plan on Linkedin can help you stand out from other competitors and even take some of the hassle and stress out of job searching.
    The plan allows you:
    • To become a featured applicant, sending your application straight to the top of the pile.
    • See who has viewed your Linkedin profile in the last 90 days
    • Grants you ‘applicant insight’ allowing you to see how you compare to other candidates
    • Gives you 3 InMail messages to contact and gain business connections.
    For more information and to upgrade your account, just visit Linkedin.

How To Use Linkedin To Find A Job top tip #2

  1. Utilise Linkedin’s job search function
    Linkedin have a tab specifically outlined for jobs that are being advertised upon the platform. Every good Linkedin expert will advise that members fully exploit every aspect of Linkedin. Using the job search function on Linkedin allows you to search for your career with the advantage of detailed criteria, to suit your searching needs.
    Linkedin allows members to search for a job based upon:
    • The location from countries to specific local districts
    • The business industry and even specific functions in the industry
    • The business size, specifying the general number of employees
    • The specific salary that can be paid (only for premium profiles)
    It is now easier to find specific businesses and jobs within those businesses via Linkedin and their search functions.

How To Use Linkedin To Find A Job top tip #3

  1. Viewing specific business pages
    A good Linkedin expert will advise their clients to set up a Linkedin business page for their company. So why not utilise the business pages on Linkedin into find your perfect job. Using the search function on Linkedin it is possible to find companies by name and by industry. This means that job seekers that are looking for specific jobs in a particular company can find their business page faster.
    Businesses use their Linkedin business pages to promote news about their company and sometimes offer job openings within the business. If you career goal is to work for a specific company then keeping updated and taking a proactive approach by viewing their Linkedin business page can help.
    Their Linkedin business page can also link to their company website which is often a smart way to find job opportunities. Even the Linkedin experts that advise businesses are advertising for jobs via Linkedin and their own websites: http://www.elinked.eu/jobs/

Following the ‘how to use Linkedin to find a job top tips’ will help secure your perfect job. Using Linkedin to find a job is easy when you know how, and now you do. It is crucial to exploit every aspect of the platform in order for it to work for you.

 

Dr. Mark D. Yates is a global #1 Linkedin consultancy business growth specialist, LinkedIn speaker, LinkedIn training Instructor & CEO of Link Business Marketing Ltd. If you need to hire a LinkedIn expert to help you gain profitable business growth, contact him.  Tel: UK 0203 390 2013 Email: drmarkdyates@aol.com, connect with him at LinkedIn & Twitter You can view & download his dynamic independent LinkedIn training program at: www.linkedinswat.co.uk.

Dr. Mark D. Yates

Dr. Mark D. Yates is a global #1 LinkedIn consultancy business growth specialist, LinkedIn speaker, LinkedIn Sign & LinkedIn training instructor & CEO of Link Business Marketing Ltd. If you need to hire a LinkedIn expert to help you gain profitable business growth, contact him. Tel: UK 0203 390 2013 Email: drmarkdyates@aol.com, connect with him on LinkedIn & Twitter You can view & download his dynamic independent LinkedIn training program at: linkedinswat.co.uk.

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