Tuesday Tip: Learn More About Who You’re Emailing with Sales Navigator Lite for Gmail

How often do you get added to an email with people you don’t know, or head into a meeting with lots of new faces? To help you in these situations, try out Sales Navigator Lite for Gmail. It’s an easy way to get more background and context on who you’re working with. And the best part? It’s completely free for any Gmail user, no Sales Navigator subscription needed. Here’s what you can do: See LinkedIn Profile details when you hover over an email … [Read more...]

Tuesday Tip: Timing is Everything, See When Your Connections are Active

New LinkedIn data shows that more than one-third of members have surfaced new opportunities through casual conversations via messaging on LinkedIn. And we know timing is everything when striking up a conversation, so we’re making it easier for you to know when your connections are available and active on LinkedIn. Whether you’re messaging a friend, scrolling through your feed, or checking your notifications, simply look for the green status dot … [Read more...]

Tuesday Tip: Stay on Top of New Job Openings with Search Alerts

Looking to stay up to speed on when your favorite company posts a new job or if there is a relevant job listing for a particular title or role you’re looking for? Simply go to our Job Search App (available for iOS and Android) or do a job search on desktop, and create alerts with your preferences, including titles, keywords or companies. This way you’ll be the first to know when the job you want opens up. . … [Read more...]

Tuesday Tip: Who You Know Can Yelp You Get The Job

Did you know that more than 70% of professionals on LinkedIn have been hired at companies where they have a connection? The next time you’re checking out a job opening or a Company Page on LinkedIn, we’ll show your mutual connections in the messaging conversation window. The people you know at the company may be able to help you learn more about the culture, make an introduction, or refer you for a job. Starting a conversation is a great first … [Read more...]

Tuesday Tip: Update Your Career Interests and Discover the Right Jobs

Finding the right job can sometimes feel like you’re looking for a needle in a haystack. One action you can take to help is to share your career interests, which in turn helps LinkedIn personalize job recommendations for you. Using the Career Interests dashboard, you can set your career interests by location, company size, industry, and the job titles you’re interested in pursuing. Here you can also turn on Open Candidates to privately signal … [Read more...]

Tuesday Tip: Never Miss a Beat with the Daily Rundown

Ever worry that you’ll be caught tongue tied when your coworkers are talking about the news of the day? Fear not. Each day, LinkedIn’s editors publish the Daily Rundown to make sure you’re up-to-speed on the day’s top professional news, trends and career tips. If you have the LinkedIn mobile app, you’ll see the Daily Rundown in your notifications when it’s ready: The Daily Rundown is currently available to members in the United States, Canada, … [Read more...]

Tuesday Tip: Using the Follow Hub to Discover Fresh Perspectives and Manage Your Followers

If you’re interested in finding new perspectives to follow on LinkedIn, check out your follow hub. Here you’ll find relevant recommendations on people, companies and publications to follow. Additionally, you can see and manage who you’re following and who’s following you — all in one place. From here, you can also unfollow sources if you no longer want to receive their updates, but would like to remain connected on LinkedIn (don’t worry, your … [Read more...]

Tuesday Tip: See How You’re Being Discovered with LinkedIn Search Appearances

If you’ve ever wondered how people are finding you on LinkedIn, we’ve got you covered with Search Appearances. Go to the dashboard on your profile to check out how many times you appeared in LinkedIn search results this week, and see the companies and job titles of people who found you. Here’s what it looks like in the LinkedIn App: You can use this information to update your profile and increase your chances of being found on LinkedIn. For … [Read more...]