Online job hunting has never been this easy. LinkedIn, the number one social media networking tool has undergone a new makeover that presents new features to make your network of connections grow faster. The availability to connect to hundreds of millions of professionals around the globe makes job hunting even easier. This evolution of digital landscape gives you the power to utilize LinkedIn to its full potential.


Play smart and increase the possibility of landing your dream job by making use of the new LinkedIn updates.


  1. Your LinkedIn profile is the page that describes you. The latest profile design aims to let you and other LinkedIn users experience easier navigation and options to making your looks more magnetic so that employers can easily discover you when they search for top rank candidates. Update your profile and start attracting your dream opportunity. Create an impressive and interesting look that would position you at the top of search results by adding media that would show the blown-out version of your project with your description to your experience section. Recent posts and activity are highlighted in the new design making your profile alluring to the eyes of job recruiters.


  1. The new messaging feature allows you to not only stay in touch with people you already know but the responses to InMail lets you respond instantly to people who contacts you whether or not you’re interested. Getting back to their messages is so much simpler that it leaves you no excuse not to respond. It is always free to send a message to your list of connections, but take note, reaching out to a stranger for free can be done by sending an invite and clicking the “Connect” button.


  1. Reaching out to Job Recruiters. Who’s going to click your updated LinkeIn profile? Although it would be great if you can just sit back and relax and wait for recruiters to actively search you and reach out to you offering you a platter of different jobs, it is helpful and best to let them know you are looking for one. There is a new way to reach recruiters with the updated version of LinkedIn. Simply go to “Jobs” page and click “Update Preferences.” Here, you have the option to add a location where you would like to see jobs, select the experience levels and industry you are interested in and the size of the company you would like to work for. Don’t forget to toggle the tab “Let recruiters know you’re open.”

Get ready to land that dream job! For more info about the new LinkedIn updates or if you need to start LinkedIn marketing for your business, get in touch with Drive Traffic Media at 1(888) 375-3058.