LinkedIn is a professional social networking site with truly global reach. Over 3 million companies have a LinkedIn company page and of the 400 million members, over 39 million are students and recent graduates.
It has become an increasingly popular tool for employers to use to search for potential candidates and to advertise positions. It's therefore really important to know how to use this tool effectively as part of your job hunting.
How it can help?
It's a really useful and effective tool to:
- Research organisations
- Gain information on the job market
- Market yourself to future employers
- Promote your skills and strengths
- Network with Heriot-Watt Alumni and other contacts
- Search for jobs