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May152018

Match Yourself Perfectly to a Job With ‘How You Match’ on LinkedIn Jobs

Confused over how to find a job you love, and knowing whether you’re a good fit for a role or not is one of the most challenging parts of job hunt. LinkedIn is launching a new feature to help you understand exactly how your skills and experience match with what a potential employer is looking for with ease that process is called “How You Match.”

How You Match can be found on the right-hand side on the LinkedIn Jobs page, where you will see a checklist of factors, like education level, skills, years of experience, and current job title that matches to what a company is looking in a potential new hire based on the criteria shared during posting a job on LinkedIn.

Premium members in addition to this free offer will also see applicant rank within the posting if they’re a match that will show them if they’re in the top percentile of applicants for the job

A screenshot of How You Match on LinkedIn Jobs on desktop:

How You Match on LinkedIn Jobs

Additionally, some jobs will now have a “1-Click Apply” button making it faster and easier to apply for a role as well as an option to save basic information and resume enabling you you to apply for a job with just a single click or tap. This feature is available on LinkedIn mobile and desktop.

A image showing 1–click Apply tap on LinkedIn on iPhone:

1-Click Apply Tap on LinkedIn Jobs on iPhone

LinkedIn suggest that to get the most out of this feature make sure to update your profile in a perfect manner to show in its best form to recruiters. Follow these official LinkedIn tips to update profile:

  • Keep your skills fresh as you can now reorder and pin skills to make sure the right information is standing out.
  • Update location, industry and current role, so you can be found by recruiters.
  • Add education qualification so your classmates and other alumni can find you on LinkedIn. As each new connection represents at least 400 new people you can get introduced to – and you never know what opportunity a new connection might bring.
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