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7 SMART
HABITS OF
SUCCESSFUL
JOB SEEKERS
We studied job seekers who successfully found a
job within 3 months. Here’s a sneak peek at how
they used LinkedIn, and how you can too:
91%
1
Add relevant skills to your profile so
recruiters looking for candidates
with your background can find you.
listed 5 or more skills
2
91%
Follow companies
you’re interested in
Stay up-to-date with the latest
news, be well informed in
conversations and interviews,
and learn about new
job opportunities.
used LinkedIn Company
Pages for research
89%
3
had a profile photo
4
Add new skills to
your profile
Add a professional
profile photo
Doing so puts a face to a name and
helps project a friendly and
approachable image.
87%
Keep adding new
connections
Grow your network to be more visible,
get your foot in the door at new
companies, and expose yourself to
new job opportunities.
added 10 or
more connections
82%
5
Network, ask questions,
and look out for job
openings posted by fellow
group members.
participated in
LinkedIn Groups
6
81%
Get endorsed for
your skills
This helps you show — and not just
tell employers — that you have what
it takes to get the job done.
81%
were engaged with
content on LinkedIn
Join LinkedIn
Groups for
your industry
had 10 or more
endorsements
7
Broaden your
professional horizons
Take 10 minutes each day to read the
hottest news in your industry, and
insights from thought leaders. LinkedIn
Pulse delivers relevant articles directly to
your newsfeed.
Become even brighter
Check out our free, monthly job search webinars at
http://premium.linkedin.com/jobsearch/webcasts.html
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