It always surprises me how people make themselves undetectable and wonder why they don’t get interviews
When recruiters, whether corporate or third party, are searching for candidates on LinkedIn, the way they do it is, on their side, they're searching by keywords, location, and maybe seniority level. LinkedIn sells a product called, LinkedIn Recruiter to them. There has multiple fields that allow them to do these kinds of searches. Think in terms of what's called longtail keywords-- multiple keywords that you can put into your profile that will attract people for the kind of job that you're looking for. Without those keywords, you wind up being invisible. Without using the right title underneath your company name, you wind up being invisible if they wind up searching by title as well. Don't make that mistake. Make it easy for them to find you. Follow me on Youtube at Job Search TV. Be great!
ABOUT JEFF ALTMAN, THE BIG GAME HUNTER
Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a coach who worked as a recruiter for what seems like one hundred years. His work involves career coaching, all as well as executive job search coaching, job coaching, and interview coaching. He is the host of “No BS Job Search Advice Radio,” the #1 podcast in iTunes for job search with more than 2100 episodes, and is a member of The Forbes Coaches Council.
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