Are you looking for a job? If so, you may have considered applying on LinkedIn. After all, 87% of recruiters use the platform to find new employees. With its Easy Apply option, it's easy for employers to view applications and select candidates. Plus, you can attach additional documents to your application, such as a personalized resume.
But what happens after you hit the “Easy Request” button? I recently received a notification on LinkedIn about a job I applied for and that my resume had been downloaded. As part of the job description, LinkedIn asks employers to list the best skills for the position, then it alerts the employer to how many people the matching candidate has. In this article, I'll share with you what I've received as an employer so that when you apply for positions on LinkedIn, you'll know exactly what information LinkedIn provides to the employer.
What Does LinkedIn Provide to Employers?When employers post a job on LinkedIn, they can see how many people have applied and view their resumes.
They can also see how many people have viewed the job posting and how many people have shared it. This helps employers get an idea of how many people are interested in the position.LinkedIn also provides employers with information about each applicant's profile. This includes their work experience, education, skills, and endorsements. Employers can also see if any of their connections have endorsed the applicant or if they have any mutual connections.
How Can You Make Your Application Stand Out?When applying for a job on LinkedIn, it's important to make sure your profile is up-to-date and complete.
Make sure your profile includes your current work experience and any relevant skills or certifications. You should also include a professional headshot and a link to your portfolio or website if you have one.It's also important to customize your resume for each job you apply for. This means highlighting any skills or experiences that are relevant to the position. You should also include keywords from the job description in your resume so that it stands out to employers.
ConclusionApplying for jobs on LinkedIn can be an effective way to get noticed by employers.
However, it's important to make sure your profile is up-to-date and complete and that you customize your resume for each job you apply for. By following these tips, you can increase your chances of getting noticed by employers.