Are job seekers and employers being cheated with ‘Pay to Play’?

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 🙂


Trumpet Page

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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One Response to Are job seekers and employers being cheated with ‘Pay to Play’?

  1. trumpetpage says:

    When Trumpet Page comes to Ireland, you’ll be the first to know. Thank you Roscrea Job Club!

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