Today we unveiled LinkedIn Recruiter Mobile – a mobile app that helps recruiters interact with candidates like you when they’re out and about. You’re probably wondering, “What does this have to do with me?” It actually has a lot to do with you, and the rest of our more than 238 million members.
We’ve made it easy for you to visit LinkedIn from your mobile devices (like smartphones and tablets) to search for, discover and apply for jobs. About 33% of members visit LinkedIn from mobile and more than 30% of LinkedIn job views come from mobile.
But what about recruiters? They’re no different than you and me – they’re running from one meeting to the next, standing in line at Starbucks and grabbing lunch with colleagues. Yet they have a hard time interacting with you when they’re away from their desks, which is frustrating for everyone. Remember looking at your phone and wondering why a recruiter hasn’t responded? We’ve all been there. But thanks to Recruiter Mobile, you can now interact with recruiters instantaneously wherever they are.
So, everyone is mobile and walks off into the sunset happily ever after. End of story, right? Wrong! How you interact with recruiters and vice versa is forever changing thanks to mobile. Gone are the days of lengthy emails in favor of informal, brief InMails and texts. So, here are a few tips from our Career Expert Nicole Williams to help you better interact with recruiters, and land your next gig, via mobile: