7 Smart Habits of Successful Job Seekers

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We studied job seekers who successfully found a job within 3 months. Here’s a sneak peek at how they used LinkedIn, and how you can too: 7 SMART HABITS OF SUCCESSFUL JOB SEEKERS Add new skills to your profile Add relevant skills to your profile so recruiters looking for candidates with your background can find you. Follow companies you’re interested in Stay up-to-date with the latest news, be well informed in conversations and interviews, and learn about new job opportunities. 81% 89% 87% 91% 91% 82% 81% used LinkedIn Company Pages for research participated in LinkedIn Groups had 10 or more endorsements were engaged with content on LinkedIn added 10 or more connections had a profile photo listed 5 or more skills 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Add a professional profile photo Doing so puts a face to a name and helps project a friendly and approachable image. Keep adding new connections Grow your network to be more visible, get your foot in the door at new companies, and expose yourself to new job opportunities. Join LinkedIn Groups for your industry Network, ask questions, and look out for job openings posted by fellow group members. Get endorsed for your skills This helps you show — and not just tell employers — that you have what it takes to get the job done. Broaden your professional horizons Take 10 minutes each day to read the hottest news in your industry, and insights from thought leaders. LinkedIn Pulse delivers relevant articles directly to your newsfeed. Become even brighter Sign up now Check out our free, monthly job search webinars at http://premium.linkedin.com/jobsearch/webcasts.html

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We studied job seekers who successfully found a job within 3 months. Here’s a sneak peek at how they used LinkedIn, and how you can too. Check out our free monthly webinars: http://premium.linkedin.com/jobsearch/webcasts.html/

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We studied job seekers who successfully found a job within 3 months. Here’s a sneak peek at how

they used LinkedIn, and how you can too:

7 SMART HABITS OF SUCCESSFUL JOB SEEKERS

Add new skills to your profile

Add relevant skills to your profile so recruiters looking for candidates with your background can find you.

Follow companies you’re interested in

Stay up-to-date with the latest news, be well informed in conversations and interviews, and learn about new job opportunities.

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91%

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used LinkedIn Company Pages for research

participated in LinkedIn Groups

had 10 or more endorsements

were engaged with content on LinkedIn

added 10 ormore connections

had a profile photo

listed 5 or more skills

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Add a professional profile photo

Doing so puts a face to a name and helps project a friendly and approachable image.

Keep adding new connections

Grow your network to be more visible, get your foot in the door at new companies, and expose yourself to new job opportunities.

Join LinkedIn Groups for your industry

Network, ask questions, and look out for job openings posted by fellow group members.

Get endorsed for your skills

This helps you show — and not just tell employers — that you have what it takes to get the job done.

Broaden your professional horizons

Take 10 minutes each day to read the hottest news in your industry, and insights from thought leaders. LinkedIn Pulse delivers relevant articles directly to your newsfeed.

Become even brighter

Sign up now

Check out our free, monthly job search webinars at http://premium.linkedin.com/jobsearch/webcasts.html