LinkedIn Now Helps its Users Secretly Find New Jobs
Internet and social media are great sources of finding jobs without leaving houses and offices. LinkedIn is helping its users by exploring new job opportunities with its app. With its newest offer, the social app gives new options for the users without alarming their bosses.
Open Candidates: Finding New Jobs
The social networking site developed its latest feature that lets its employed users find jobs under their bosses' noses. The feature, called Open Candidates, creates a signal that will be available to recruiters who are subscribed to LinkedIn's paid services called Recruiter. Employers will be notified if candidates are available or interested to change jobs, as per Tech Crunch.
LinkedIn's recruitment products will be available globally. It includes improved and more forceful Career pages that help the employees to advertise their skills and another feature will be the way to contact the applicants by the recruiters.
Open Candidates and the two new features were launched at the annual Talent Connect event. Businesses are grabbing the opportunities with the Open Candidates in pirating new employees that matches with the job description.
The Open Candidates has been put on field in U.S., Canada U.K., Australia and Owski. In total, about 40,000 users per day have tried the feature and has 1 million candidates all in all. This is from the total 450 million users of LinkedIn, Venture Beat reported.
How To Use Open Candidates?
By accessing Open Candidates, the user will have to visit LinkedIn's jobs homepage and go to "Let recruiters know you're open." The user needs to follow the following steps:
- Select the settings to notify recruiters that the user is available.
- Fill-up the information sheet containing the job title, availability date, location preferences and an introduction.
- Everything is set and good to go.
LinkedIn will also release company career pages that talk about the experiences of employees in the company they are interested in.
These changes come after Microsoft's acquisition of LinkedIn for $26 billion earlier this year.
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