I really like this piece from Trumpet Page, they make a very good argument against job seekers trying to pimp themselves up on LinkedIn. I can’t wait for your website and I live in Ireland 🙂
- Is LinkedIn Becoming Just Another Resume Site? (business2community.com)
- Is LinkedIn cheating employers and job applicants? (smartplanet.com)
- Pay to play – are you being cheated by LinkedIn? (trumpetpage.wordpress.com)
For some time, LinkedIn has been the place to power your career (through connections) and a place for recruiters and employers to source quality candidates. It’s one of the most popular tools used by Australian job seekers, recruiters and employers, but is it really working as a job hunting/recruitment resource? LinkedIn is great for connecting and building your professional network but it was never designed to be the perfect tool for those looking for work and those trying to fill positions.
Pay to play
If you’re a job seeker, you’ll be aware that if you upgrade to a ‘Job Seeker Premium Membership’, your application will be artificially moved to the top of the list as a Featured Applicant when you apply for jobs that the employer has paid for.
If you’re the employer who posted that job, LinkedIn will provide you with the best and most qualified candidates. Would it…
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