How to Search for Jobs on Linkedin

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Marie-Ange Demory
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You are looking for a guide that will explain you in detail how to look for work on Linkedin? Very well, you found it! In this tutorial we are going to show you the steps point by point to succeed in your intent. Take five minutes of free time and read carefully what we are about to tell you: we are sure that, after reading, you will have a clearer picture of what you need to do. But no delay: let's go!


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How to look for work on Linkedin

Have you been looking for a new job for some time but are not finding the ideal solution for your skills and competences? Well, a social network like Linkedin is undoubtedly one of the best ways to find work online. Let's also say that we are talking about the largest professional network platform in the world: in Spain alone it has more than 10 million users. Numbers that show how much it is also appreciated in our country and its usefulness in linking supply and demand.

In the next lines we will tell you how to look for work on Linkedin, a useful portal for both workers and employers (think of a company manager or a small entrepreneur, but also of those involved in the selection of personnel). In short, it is a really suitable solution for those who want work tailored to their expectations and for those looking for the right job profile for their company.

Thanks to our indications you will be able to use Linkedin in the correct way and finally find the job you have been looking for for a while. Enjoy the reading!


Linkedin profile creation and widen the network

The first two aspects to take into consideration to be able to look for work on Linkedin are:Linkedin subscription to create your own profile and the creation of a network of contacts. As for the registration, once the social network has taken place it will guide you in completing the professional profile (current job, previous work experience and completed studies among others). Gradually Linkedin will tell you how complete your profile is and what is missing. We recommend that you do not forget anything: completing your profile is essential to attract the attention of companies.


Once you have created your profile, the thing you need to do is expand your network of contacts. How to do? Simple: you have to invite people to look at your "showcase". To add contacts, you can first ask for friendship from all those you have in your profile emails in a completely automatic way. Another great thing is to join the groups relevant to your skills and post on your profile posts that have to do with your work.

How to look for work

Having made these two initial steps, let's now see how Linkedin works in practice with regard to job search. The mantra of the social network in question could be summarized as follows: do not wait for someone to contact you, you must be the one to apply for the job offers on Linkedin! How to do? Go to the top menu and access the "Work”Of Linkedin: here you will find many offers and you can also set in which area you are looking for a job.



The platform will propose offers in the area most suited to your profile: many of them require a simple application (just attach your resume, enter your phone number and that's it), others will require registration on the site. company (through it you can leave your CV in the company database).

But that's not all: Linkedin gives you the possibility to set "alerts", that is automatic emails that will be sent to you whenever they fall within a certain area or keyword of your interest. To have this feature available, you must always go to the "Work" section and search in the chosen area for the desired keyword, such as "communication expert". You will see the message "Create a job posting notice“: Accepts and automatically, every time an offer is published for the searched term, you will receive an email with the link for that position.


How to look for work on Linkedin: conclusions

You should now have a complete and comprehensive overview of how to look for work on Linkedin. The last piece of advice we would like to give you is to always keep your profile updated and to fall for all the jobs that you think are in your strings. We just have to wish you good luck for everything, see you next time!


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How LinkedIn works
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