Whether you’re officially looking for a new job or just trying to get noticed by the right people in case they might be interested in you, the number one thing you need to do is get more LinkedIn profile views from the hiring managers at your target companies.
With so many people losing their jobs during the current crisis, you might be wondering how to reflect your current status on LinkedIn. Well, there are several options for listing your LinkedIn job title and employer when unemployed. Your goal is to highlight your qualifications without drawing attention to the fact that you aren’t working. If you’ve recently been laid off, what do you do to your LinkedIn profile?
LinkedIn made significant changes and updates to its site in the first half of 2020—too many to discuss in one article. Therefore, I’ve put these LinkedIn updates in three buckets: those that are applicable to all members, company page changes, and changes for job seekers.
Getting a response to a networking email can be difficult, especially during a pandemic. These three networking email templates were designed to make it easier for you to craft your message and get a response.
The best time to network is BEFORE a job is posted. You’re more likely to get a response to your request because employees aren’t involved in the hiring process yet. This is even true during a pandemic.
Your LinkedIn network is one of your most valuable business assets. Therefore, you should add people to your network very strategically. But people change and circumstances change, and occasionally you may find it necessary to do some network pruning.