LinkedIn can be a good means of finding the great sales job that you are looking for.
One of the best professional networking sites available is LinkedIn. For over a decade, LinkedIn has offered a way for professionals to connect whether it is for learning about products and services or looking for potential employees or a new job. LinkedIn has over 300 million members and continues to grow every day. LinkedIn can be a good means of finding the great sales job that you are looking for.
Here are some ways to use LinkedIn to find a great sales job.
Keep checking the LinkedIn information for the companies that you think would offer you the best opportunities. You can comment on the company postings and you can request a connect with the company LinkedIn page. You can search jobs by using the “jobs filter” to look for that great sales position that you want and are qualified for.
Millions of people are on LinkedIn. Look for friends, colleagues, old coworkers, old classmates and anyone else you can think of. Networking continues to be one of the best ways to land a great sales job. LinkedIn gives you the opportunity to connect with many more people than you possibly could in person. Take advantage of this.
The jobs tab will show you places that have positions that you may be interested in. You can also set up preferences by location, company size and industry. LinkedIn also allow you to “Save jobs” that you are interested in as well as saving searches and jobs that you have applied for.
If you are looking for a job in another city, you can enter the geographic information and LinkedIn will provide you with the names of companies in that area that are hiring. You can further screen these companies by indicating how large a company you want to work for and the industry that you are interested in.
LinkedIn is a great tool for any professional sales person looking for that great sales job. With so many people and companies using LinkedIn as a job search and recruitment tool, you are sure to find the job of your dreams.
Rhys is a tenacious, top performing Senior Sales Recruiter with 11+ years of focused experience in the Digital Media, Mobile, Software, Technology and B2B verticals. He has a successful track record of headhunting top performing sales candidates for some of the most exciting brands in North America. He is a Certified Recruitment Specialist (CRS) and has expert experience in prospecting new business, client retention/renewals and managing top performing sales and recruitment teams. Rhys enjoys spending quality time with his wife, son, and two daughters, BBQing on a hot summer day, tropical vacations and cottaging.