What are best practices for a LinkedIn job search?
I've finally become a LinkedIn convert and have found it a great way to stay connected with my colleagues, but I'm now trying to find a job and am wondering if you have some best practices or other tips for how I can use LinkedIn to help with my job search? Thanks!
Actually, I've written extensively about LinkedIn (see LinkedIn Help for lots of articles) but I want to highlight my own piece How to use LinkedIn to find a job. Recently, though, I came across a terrific set of suggestions from LinkedIn team member Konstantin Guericke which he's generously allowed me to share with everyone here:
Here are his top twelve suggestions:
Konstantin also recommends check the archives of the popular group My LinkedIn Power Forum on Yahoo Groups. For example, he points out that a recent message about "ways to job hunt" drew over a dozen replies with many useful connections.
Great stuff. Hope that helps you with your own job search!
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