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. 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. Heres 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 prole Add relevant skills to your prole so recruiters looking for candidates with your background can nd you. Follow companies youre 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 prole photo listed 5 or more skills 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Add a professional prole 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