In a previous article, we gave you a detailed explanation about how LinkedIn has changed since it was built and why it is no longer a social network. Some people get to use it successfully as a social network, but overall it is now a social marketplace. Do you still need to be on it?
But, you also need to know what's going to replace LinkedIn as the social network for your career.
You're told you need to network. You're told that one out of four job seekers have found their favorite job through networking. You're told that “it's all about who you know." Networking, networking, networking. Great!
LinkedIn is a big part of networking these days. It's a great platform to manage and nurture your valuable connections. But are you networking on LinkedIn the WRONG way? Are your LinkedIn invitations not converting to connections?
Are your LinkedIn requests getting ignored? Here are three reasons why…
J.T O'Donnell gives her three steps for how you can go about connecting with recruiters on LinkedIn. Learn the steps that you can take to finally get your foot in the door at companies you're excited to work for.