One of the hallmarks of any social network is how it drives people to share their experiences with others. But gradually we’ve perceived a lot of changes by social platforms to provide people the option to remain very secretive.
Recently one such move has been adopted by the social network platform, LinkedIn. It has turned on a new feature. This new feature allows those interested in a job, secretly look for a new job, while still being employed. LinkedIn’s New Feature will Now Help You When You’re Looking for a Job.
LinkedIn’s New Feature will Now Help You When You’re Looking for a Job
The new feature is called Open Candidates. It will permit those users make a hint that will be available only to recruiters who use LinkedIn’s premium (paid) level of service. In order, those recruiters who are in search of candidates like that person will get a signal that a specific candidate is considering to change jobs. And is open to be contacted about new career opportunities.
LinkedIn revealed that this feature will be primarily accessible in the US, Canada, UK, and Australia. It will roll out to more markets during this year.
Open Candidates is being turned on as part of a greater renovation of LinkedIn’s recruitment products. It also includes new and more vibrant Career Pages, modified pages that employing personnel use to publicize themselves. And a new way for recruiters to associate at the backend with their clients who are employing to offer more unified integration. All three features were unveiled officially at the company’s annual Talent Connect event.
Open Candidates and the other two apprises are much-needed features for LinkedIn. Talent Solutions, the company’s recruiting operations accounts for the largest part of the company’s revenues. But at the same time it’s facing a lot of heat from old behemoths like Indeed and Monster. All of whom are also competing for the same online job publicity market. LinkedIn’s recruiting business, which today lists some 6 million jobs, needs updating and innovating all the time to remain viable.
The company frequently tracks and updates users on who is seeing their profiles and other stats about their existence on the platform. You can also opt out of being followed.
Like many other social networks, LinkedIn is always looking for means of getting people to share more of their information and keep them updated. Once you turn on the feature it will secretly let recruiters know you are looking for work. The company will offer you a chance to come back to and update your own profile.
As with the new Open Candidates feature, the new Career Pages will be made accessible to paying companies, with a more pared-down form still available to use for free.