- Use advanced and straightforward keyword search
LinkedIn has an advanced search feature that makes the job easier.
Through a detailed criterion, the search result would be narrower that would entail a higher chance of finding prospective and eligible professionals that are fit for the job.
- Look over 2nd degree connections
This saves time and effort because of the assurance that these people are already inclined with the field.
In addition, you can get information from your direct connection if they are capable for the job.
- Post job openings
This is the most basic way to attract potential candidates in LinkedIn.
It allows your connections and target market to be aware that there is a job opening.
Just be sure that the post includes all the necessary information such as required skills, years of experience and other essential competencies.
- Join Industry and skills-based groups
Joining these groups would allow you to observe their conversations and decide if they are fit for the job.
Since it is a group, it is already ensured that they are in the targeted field of the company.
- Convert your company followers into new hires
Most of the time, a company’s followers are those who wants to work for that said company.
Also, since they are your followers, it most likely that they would accept and respond to the InMail.
Job seeker side
- Update your profile
Ensure that the profile is up to date as well as the resume.
Include a photo in your profile because it helps in getting more views from the recruiters.
Lastly is to use a tagline that would appear under your name every time you post or comment on the site.
Make sure that the tagline includes essential key words for your chosen job or role.
- Get active
Utilize all essential features of the site to ensure that your voice is heard to show recruiters what you know.
This includes all interactions such as posting, resharing and commenting on other posts.
It would be in vain if you have hundreds of connections but none of them would be willing to help you out.
Choose and build a high-quality network that is capable of giving recommendations.
- Be proactive
With LinkedIn’s job feature, you do not have to wait for headhunters to find you because you can find them.
Since most recruiters post job openings, you can easily search for them on the site.
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