LinkedIn 101: Using LinkedIn to Land Your Dream Job Before You Graduate

LINKEDIN 101

LinkedIn 101: Using LinkedIn to Land Your Dream Job Before You Graduate

LinkedIn is helping soon-to-be grads from around the country tap into their professional community—whether they realize they have one already or not.

 

Trying to land your dream career out of the gate is a tall order. But here’s the good news: There are roughly 11 million job openings per month in America at any given time. Sure, you don’t want all those jobs, but you want some of them—and some of them want you!

 

LinkedIn connects qualified candidates with companies and organizations that crave top talent. With these tips, you’ll be well on your way to snagging a seat at the professional table before graduation.

Why LinkedIn?
Let LinkedIn do the work for you
Discover your earning potential
Connect with alumni
Entrepreneur? Create your own job — become a freelancer
Seek career advice from others
Learn the skills needed for your next gig
What now? — Get started

Bonus: Check out Resume Assistant, a new integration from Microsoft and LinkedIn that acts as a resume generator and helps you craft a compelling document directly within Microsoft Word.