Q: Do you think it’s important for people to have a profile on LinkedIn when seeking work?
A: That questions hits my inbox with some consistency. Of course, there is no set list of things that a job-seeker should do. However, the employment landscape is changing, so you have to engage in activities that go beyond simply submitting your resume randomly and hoping for the best. Setting up a LinkedIn profile, for example, is a good start
Candidates are quickly learning how important it is to engage in activities that go beyond old-school job search tactics. That’s great news because the employment landscape is shifting dramatically, and this sluggish economy is ensuring that the “rules” for getting a job will be forever changed.