New LinkedIn tool improves job searching for users

January 3, 2019
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LinkedIn currently clocks in at the largest online professional social network with more than 500 million profiles, and reports state that upwards of 95% of recruiters use the platform to find potential candidates.

Over the past few years, job seekers have grown increasingly sophisticated in their efforts to land a dream job. Instead of being at the mercy of job boards and reading through hundreds of boring descriptions, smart job seekers are identifying employers that match a very specific set of criteria that perfectly aligns with their interests.

Luckily, this has been easier to do thanks to a new LinkedIn feature, which is going to be every job seeker's secret weapon.

Just recently, LinkedIn has quietly been rolling out "LinkedIn Hashtags," a new feature that allows users to add relevant hashtags to the content they post. This may seem like no big deal, especially because Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and even Youtube have that very same feature. But in today's world of transparency, employers are starting to realize that posting content about what it's like to work at their companies is an effective technique for attracting the top talent.

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