“The term hidden job market refers to jobs not advertised and they generally fall into three categories.”
“The first are those that are known to a handful of people including executive search firms.”
“The second are the jobs that are discussed internally but have not been posted.”
“The third category is when there is a problem waiting for a solution but no position has been identified.”
Don provides insight around the 3 categories as defined above to help understand why the hidden job market exist and how to help find them during your job search.
HINT: It is easy to say use the right search terms in your profile, but how do you see through the eyes of a bot, go here: http://tagcrowd.com/
The second half of the article discusses how to utilize the capabilities within LinkedIn to help locate the hidden jobs within your desired positions and companies.
Whether you are a new user or an expert on LinkedIn, Don’s ideas will likely have a few nuggets which can be setup and running with a small amount of effort.
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