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  • Writer's pictureVaishnavi Baheti

LinkedIn Hacks To Optimize Your Job Search

The quality of your profile on the professional networking site LinkedIn may make or break your job search. LinkedIn will help you advance your career by providing you with job offers to apply for and by building a professional network. If you're looking for work, you'll have no problem finding it on LinkedIn.

In addition to being a job board site, LinkedIn is also an online platform where professionals can submit ideas to a newsfeed that other people can read, like, and comment upon. If you're looking for work on LinkedIn, then here are some tricks that may help you find a job.

1) Don't Go For A Job Having Too Many Applicants

Make sure the job you are applying to does not have many applicants. Avoid unwanted competition. But if you are 100% sure that you have the confidence and necessary skills for the particular job, then go for it.

2) Connect With Recruiters

Don't be afraid to connect with the company or recruiter by dropping them a message. It's common for recruiters to put job advertisements on their personal LinkedIn profiles since it's a professional network. So, don't hesitate to talk with the recruiter.

3) Used LinkedIn Salary Tool

If you don't know what salary you can expect, then go for LinkedIn's salary tool. This is a one-of-a-kind tool that lets you see what other people in your area are making. You may sort the data by region, experience, educational degrees, and more.

4) BOOLEAN Search

LinkedIn has 467 million members as of April 2017. How do you narrow down such a large database to only the data you need This is where the use of BOOLEAN operators such as AND, OR, NOT, Parentheses, and Quotes.

Linkedin currently supports the following search operators:

● title

● company

● school

● first name

● last name

Ensure that your online presence is optimized for search engines! Get to know what recruiters are looking for when they post jobs. And Land your dream job through LinkedIn.

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