6 Reasons Why You Should Use LinkedIn

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  • Reasons Why You Should Use6

    A guide for professionals fresh out of college

  • 1) Its where the recruiters are

  • 96%of recruiters use to seek outpotential jobcandidates.

  • 2) Its easier to stand out

  • 23%ONL

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    of users are 18-29 years old, making it the 2nd smallest demographic on the platform... and the easiest place for you to be found. 31%30-49

    30%50-64

    21%65+

  • 3) It unlocks learning opportunities

  • On you can follow companies and join groups.

    Seek out companies and groups that align with your

    professional goals, thenexplore their

    posts and content.

  • 4) It recommends jobs for you

  • 2 NEW JOBSIN CUSTOMER SERVICE

    will suggest jobs to users based on skills and experience listed in their profiles. You can set up email alerts or utilize their free mobile app to see jobs fit for you.

  • 5) It expands your network

  • Its easy for college students and grads to find and network with

    their classmates. Dont forget: alumni can be an excellent resource

    for career advice.

  • 6) It helps you map out your career

  • offers users a sneak peek into the career paths of

    others. Find someone with the job you want, look at their

    trajectory and be inspired!

  • SourcesJobvite Job Seeker Nation Study 2014http://web.jobvite.com/rs/jobvite/images/2014%20Job%20-Seeker%20Survey.pdf

    Pew Research Center Social Media Update 2014http://www.pewinternet.org/2015/01/09/demograph-ics-of-key-social-networking-platforms-2/

    http://www.pewinternet.org/2015/01/09/demographics-of-key-social-networking-platforms-2/http://web.jobvite.com/rs/jobvite/images/2014%20Job%20-Seeker%20Survey.pdf

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