There are many ways to handle a new job announcement on LinkedIn. You may not want to mention that you’re seeking a new job or are actively interviewing for one at all.
In this article, I share how to handle new job announcements on LinkedIn. First, I’ll show you how to add your new job announcement to your LinkedIn profile. Next, I’ll share the different ways to make your LinkedIn posts public. Lastly, I’ll explain why you may want to make your updates private.
Consider the following before updating your LinkedIn profile. Think about what your goal is when you are going to update your profile. Is it to simply keep LinkedIn up-to-date? To let your network know that you have switched jobs? Or is your goal to boast to your network, telling them what you are doing or what you have accomplished?
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Create a post for your new job announcement
You should share your new job with your contacts on LinkedIn. This is a great way to let your network know that you have changed jobs. Be sure that you use your name. You may also include your previous title, if you used one. Add some details about your new position and your accomplishments during your tenure at your old company.
You might also want to mention what you are going to do in the future. Make sure that you use your personal profile photo. You may also want to update your cover photo. Share the link to your new post on your LinkedIn account.
You may have your LinkedIn profile private. If you set it to private, you won’t be able to make changes to your profile.
Updating your LinkedIn profile with a new job
is essential. You should add more information about the new job that you have taken. Add as much information as you can. If you have been in the same company for a long time, you will likely have a lot of information about the company.
If not, you can ask your former coworkers and managers for help. Make sure to add the titles that you held while you were with your previous company. Include any accomplishments or awards that you received. You should write a short summary of your new responsibilities and how you will help to accomplish them.
You may also share links to your online resume using the free resume maker. You should create an image for your cover photo. You should use a professional looking image.
Share the news in an article/newsletter
Your new position may come with a lot of opportunities to connect with people.
Be ready for messages if you announce the new job
The most important part of your strategy should be to think about what you’re going to do when you get messages from customers. You could get messages with legitimate business requests based on what your new job is.
If you want your business to grow, it’s important to know what your follow up plan will look like. No problem! We’d love to hear from you in six months. “Talk to you then.” Don’t let anyone tell you that people don’t text anymore. You’re probably not a “just” connection. You’re a sales pro, and you want to take your connections to the next
In the case of those messages, it’s helpful to respond with “thank you.
You can add a new job announcement on LinkedIn by clicking on “Job Announcements” and then clicking on the “Add New Job Announcement” button.
Your job description should include your responsibilities, qualifications, and experience.
If you’re applying for a position that requires specific skills, you should highlight your skills in your cover letter.
Yes, you should send a resume with your application.
It’s best to apply at least one month before the start of the hiring period.