As a starting point, LinkedIn is a site that allows you to connect to people you know, but it is much more than that. It also allows you to see profiles of other people on LinkedIn, and enables you to connect to them. You can use LinkedIn in your job hunt and networking in a number of ways:
- Company search – making connections through connections. If you identify a company that you are interested in applying to, you can search on that company and hopefully find people who are connected to people in your network. You can then ask your contact to connect you.
- Employers post jobs on the site – the jobs are usually high quality, professional jobs.
- Communicate with contacts ...