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LinkedIn – Your current position when you’re unemployed: “open to opportunities”

Krista Canfield, PR Manager at LinkedIn has suggestions: “If you’re currently unemployed list your Doylecurrent position as “open to opportunities.” If you just recently lost your job, make sure you update your status field in your profile so your network knows that you’re looking for a job. You can update it with, “John is currently looking for a finance position. Do you know anyone who’s hiring?” or “Sarah is interested in freelance opportunities. Let her know if someone in your network needs help writing or editing.” It’s a quick and easy way to let folks you’re connected to know that you could use their help.”

Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at How to Use LinkedIn When You’re Unemployed.

 

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