LinkedIn has been around for quite a few years; however, it is just starting to become very popular around the world and employers understand the immense power that this tool holds. The wonderful idea behind it is the ease of access it offers to almost all organizations around the world. Your profile is just like a CV, only a bit more simplified, which makes it easier for the employer to see and understand all previous work experience as well as achievements that are worth mentioning. There are still quite a few people that do not have a LinkedIn account, and I am not able to stress enough the importance of having one in 2019.
This is a platform to which I have been introduced from an early stage of only 17 years of age. At that time it was not much use to me however, it has been very important to learn how to use for this present and the upcoming future. Job centers are becoming obsolete as most things nowadays are done online. This allows the users to interact in a very different manner with the employer and you will find that on this platform it is more likely to have the employer reach you rather than you looking for a job. Another thing about this professional social media platform is that businesses can find it much easier to promote their products/services however, we are not particularly looking at small businesses but more towards medium to large size organizations.
The types of posts you will see on this professional social media platform will be at a more elevated level mostly promoting different types of jobs or negative technologies. On the other hand, the content that you see on your home page is based on the type of connections you have as well as what those connections like to share from other connections. What I like to see is diverse CEOs telling their success stories and their opinion on many things in the business world as well as some useful tips. This social media platform is more of a business environment or better yet a special social media platform made for business people.
A big difference from a normal or usual social media platform is that in this one you do not make friends but connections that may help you find different…