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Sams Teach Yourself LinkedIn in 10 Minutes, Second Edition by Patrice-Anne Rutledge

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LESSON 9. Finding a Job

In this lesson, you learn how to use LinkedIn as an effective job search tool, find and apply to job postings, and use LinkedIn’s many other features for job seekers.

Attracting Recruiters and Hiring Managers

LinkedIn is an excellent tool for job seekers, but you need to create a stellar profile and develop a solid network if you want to maximize your results. Here are seven tips for making the most of LinkedIn as a job search tool.

  1. Complete your profile: LinkedIn reports that members with a complete profile generate 40 times more opportunities than those whose profiles aren’t complete.
  2. Develop a solid network of connections: Your ability to use job search features such as JobsInsider or Inside Connections depends ...

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