1.3 Job seeking using LinkedIn
To help you collate a list of local organisations relevant to your job search, LinkedIn has a company directory that can be browsed by industry, providing a way for you to access company information and increase your professional network. You can search directly for companies and as you do so, LinkedIn will offer you more suggestions of similar companies on the right side of the page.
In Week 2 you set up your profile and worked on building your networks, including joining groups on LinkedIn. You will now look at how you can help employers find you. As you saw, LinkedIn is increasingly being used by recruitment agencies and company recruiters to identify potential employees, so it is worth expanding your networks and working on your profile in order to help the right employers to find you.