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11 Ways to Make LinkedIn Help You Find Jobs

Nobody tells you about how you are being filtered out by those pre-screening questions and you have been wondering why you are not getting your profile viewed, here is why!

“LinkedIn research has found that almost 89% of professionals feel that skills are even more important than job titles,” Decembrele told Business Insider.

Having a challenge updating your LinkedIn profile?

How do recruiters post on LinkedIn?

Let us take you to the back end of how recruiters or employers post the job on LinkedIn, and filter you out.

LinkedIn has a range of 7 levels under the seniority level dropdown menu. It is important to search for the right level as a job seeker. Examples- Internship, Entry Level, Associate, Mid-Senior Level, Director, Executive, Not applicable.

  1. Job function and Company Industry are crucial factors. Job posters could only use up to 3 job functions/Industries based on the role requirement. Examples of job functions: Administrative, Sales, IT, Analyst, Business Development, Accounting, Auditing, Management, etc. There are 33 options on the drop-down list. Example of Industry: Consumer Services, Banking, retail, etc.

  2. The important section for job posting is Job title to attract the right talent. Job seekers should target the right title on LinkedIn when searching for a role. For example, the Sales Manager could have the title of Sales Coach, Sales Leader, Sales Team Leader, Associate Manager, etc.

  3. Update the current title under the experience section, otherwise, you won’t show up in search or lose an all-star profile. Avoid actively seeking headlines. Check this blog LinkedIn Tips and the video for how to update unemployment.

  4. Job description: If you want to get that interview, optimize y