Still looking for that dream job which has eluded you for so many years? LinkedIn might be able to help you out with its newly updated Job Seeker Premium Account. Â Based on consultations with hundreds of job seekers, the LinkedIn Job Seeker Premium Account aims to help you stand out from the crows, reach out to hiring decision makers, manage your job search more effectively and of course, its ultimate goal to help you snag your dream job.
For a minimal fee you can upgrade your LinkedIn Job Seeker Account into a Premium account. And the benefits are pretty good as it will let you:
- Move to the top of the hiring managerâ€™s list as Featured Applicant when you apply to jobs on LinkedIn
- Send personalized InMail messages directly to hiring managers, even those outside their network
- Save profiles, add notes and keep track of contacts from your job search with Profile Organizer
In line with this, LinkedIn is also sponsoring a Job Seeker Webinar to be hosted by career expert Lindsey Pollak. The seminar aims to guide you on how you can best use LinkedIn to find your dream job as well take better control of your career. The seminar will provide you with useful tactical tips on how you can possibly maximize the use of LinkedIn’s free and premium services. The seminar isÂ free for all LinkedIn members, and you can sign upÂ here.
LinkedIn’s Job Seeker Premium Account is a welcome development on what Â LinkedIn can possibly offer. It’s a step in the right direction and somehow fulfill LinkedIn’s dictum of being a business-based social networking site.
Originally posted on April 13, 2010 @ 7:43 pm