LinkedIn Updates its Job Search Engine
LinkedIn, the social network for professional networking, is set up to be the online, social alternative to the old resume system. Though the website as a whole is set up to get people hired, the social network also provides a streamlined way for users to search for their dream job.
LinkedIn today announced that it has updated its job search page with a new look and new features.
Job searchers can now use advanced search options to narrow their search by industry, position, country, and zip code. A salary level filter is also available for users who subscribe to LinkedIn’s “Job Seeker Premium” service.
The new layout also prominently displays a “Jobs you may be interested in” section (with a sponsored sub-section) that surfaces jobs related to a LinkedIn member’s talents and previous work. A section at the bottom of the page now also lists companies where LinkedIn connections are employed, and a sidebar section automatically provides new results for saved job searches.
The social network has created a SlideShare presentation that highlights the major changes. A small privacy warning before viewing it, however: SlideShare announced earlier this week that its presentations can now include new tracking tools that can track metrics such as how long an individual user spends on each slide.