Linkedin is a highly valuable tool for networking, job search, and hiring, as it allows people to keep up with new opportunities in different career fields. Keeping up with job hunting on LinkedIn can be hectic. Sometimes by the time you come across a job posting, it might have exceeded the attached deadline. That is, why setting job alerts on LinkedIn, is very crucial. This way you will be the first to get notified about a job posting as soon as it is posted and you will never miss a job posting again. In this article, I share with you a step-by-step guide on how to create job alerts for both search results and companies on the LinkedIn platform.
How to Create Job Alerts For Search Results on LinkedIn
Step 1: Open LinkedIn.com in your browser and sign in to your account.
Step 2: Click on the Jobs tab at the top menu bar.
Step 3: Search by Category or by Location. Also, you can narrow down your options using All Filters.
Step 4: On the job search results page, in the top left, switch the Job alert toggle to On.
Step 5: This will create a job alert for your current search criteria.
Step 6: You can select how frequently you’d like to receive alerts about new jobs in the Create search alert pop-up.
Step 7: Now decide your preferred method of notification from the ‘Get notified via’ menu.
Step 8: Click Save.
How to Create Job Alerts For Specific Companies On LinkedIn
If you are interested in receiving job alerts from a particular company of your choice, you can also turn on the job alert feature. Any time that particular company is recruiting, you will be notified.
Step 1: Go to the LinkedIn homepage, and search for the company you’re interested in.
Step 2: On the company page, click on the Job tab located on the left
Step 3: Select Create Job Alert
Step 4: Fill in the fields required and click Create Job Alert.
How To Manage Your Job Alerts
Step 1: Click the Jobs icon at the top of the homepage.
Step 2: Click Job alerts on the left-hand sidebar.
Step 3: A Job Alerts pop-up will appear. You can now edit or delete search alerts.
Step 4: Click Done.