“87% of companies use LinkedIn for recruiting, so it’s a good bet that your next employer will look for talent there.” – Dan Fannigan, CEO at Jobvite.
Dan’s company, Jobvite – a SaaS platform for the social web that companies use to find and hire people, discovered this statistic when it conducted a recent study. It’s a good thing to know this fact because it seems LinkedIn is becoming the best method of networking, recruiting, and sharing your resume in the job hunt. Here are some simple actions Dan gives to boost your LinkedIn profile so recruiters find you, and your profile sells itself.
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The most important thing to have on LinkedIn is a great profile. This means having your profile completeness as close to 100% as possible. It isn’t hard to accomplish this so keep working at it until you are there. A complete LinkedIn profile will have all the information someone will need to learn about you and what you do or want to do. It is a provider of numerous benefits.
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LinkedIn is a great tool to find jobs in Buffalo and WNY. It has become great place to build your online identity and connect with other professionals. I include my LinkedIn profile on my Resume in lieu of my home address.
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Recently, Forbes magazine released its list of Best & Worst cities for finding a job. Buffalo ranked second (tied with Rochester). Forbes determined their ranking based on a survey of data from Indeed.com, which calculated the number of postings per thousand people of jobs that paid $50,000 or more. This is where the data may be true but is misrepresenting.
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