LinkedIn has some good news for job seekers. It is making it easier to find and get jobs using the online professional networking service.
According to the LinkedIn blog, over the next few weeks the company will begin rolling out the revamped Jobs tool, which will start showcasing open positions at companies where you have a first-degree connection — an “in” who can open doors for you at an organization that’s hiring.
This is a boon for anyone looking for work since who you know can be almost as important as what you know when it comes to landing a good job.
LinkedIn Jobs also will let you drill down deeper when performing an advanced search so you can find openings by country, zip code, industry and function as well as show you new results from your saved search parameters.
Click on the “Jobs” tab and LinkedIn provides “Jobs you may be interested in,” based on information you’ve included in your profile. It also lets you more easily track the jobs you’re most interested in with a “Save Job” link that will keep those positions easily accessible on your Jobs page.
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