LinkedIn announced yesterday a major upgrade for job seekers on the popular career networking site: the Job Seeker Premium Account.
According to the company’s blog announcement, the new account allows job seekers to move to the top of the hiring manager’s list when they apply to jobs on LinkedIn; send personalized InMail messages directly to hiring managers; and save profiles, add notes and keep track of contacts from the job search with Profile Organizer. According to LinkedIn, the networking site has tens of thousands of job listings.
In conjunction with the launch of the Job Seeker Premium Account, LinkedIn announced a new Job Seeker Webinar that provides information on how to use LinkedIn to find a job. The webinar features tips for using LinkedIn’s both free and premium tools.