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LinkedIn.com is currently the most powrful and important tool connect and be able to properly network with people you will need to build your business and to find a job. Many job search experts say that Networking is the single most important activity to find a job by connecting with hiring managers, recruiters, and a host of other people who can assist you in connecting with people you know or people the know to get your resume in front of the right person. The day of sending resumes to the "black hole" on the internet provide almost no success and a large waste of important time.
Proper Networking is more important than the job leads themselves, as by the time a open job hits the job boards the position is well underway of being filled and has candidates lined up already, people who have been recommended to a company by other executives, internal candidates and candidates provided by trusted recruiters and career professionals.
With more than 277 million users in 200 countries/territories, 3 million business pages, 2.1 million groups, and 77% of all published jobs, it’s easy to understand why LinkedIn is the #1 social networking site for professionals. LI has generated more than 1 billion endorsements and that 48% of recruiters post their jobs on LinkedIn and nowhere else.
The Ultimate LinkedIn Checklist
Smart Job Hunting America suggests you connect with at least 500+
and join 40-45 groups of your Industry, discipline, interest both personal and professional.
Helpful articles about LinkedIn.com
What Should Be In Your LinkedIn Profile & What Shouldn’t [Aired 4/14/14]
Tips For Researching A Company On LinkedIn [Aired: 4/7/14]
How To Properly Use The Introduction Function On LinkedIn [Aired 3/30/14]
Helpful Downloads for LinkedIn
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