Linkedin has more than a hundred million users and 80% of these users are decision makers of companies. These decision makers are looking for permanent staff, freelancers, etc. they can employ. Therefore, if you have a Linkedin profile it can increase your chances of finding a job quickly. All you need to do is update your profile regularly with your latest details and your profile will do its job of advertising you to potential employers, without you having to make an effort.
Below are 9 benefits of having a Linkedin account:-
1. Increases your exposure: Your profile, with recommendations, your CV and your work experience will be readily available on the internet. Potential employers can take a look at your experiences right away and get back to you.
2. You can look for jobs: Companies do post jobs on Linkedin too. You can search for these jobs in the search box and apply for them.
3. Meet professionals with similar interests: By joining groups you are interested in, you can meet people with similar interests and build relationships with them and help each other out.
4. Get your doubts cleared: Another advantage of groups is that there are always experts in these groups who can clear doubts. You can ask questions by starting discussions in these groups and get all your doubts cleared. You can also ask questions using Linkedin answers. [Read more…]