Social Hiring: The Right LinkedIn Connection that Helps You Land a Job

  title={Social Hiring: The Right LinkedIn Connection that Helps You Land a Job},
  author={Kyungsun Rhee and Elina Hwang and Yong Tan},
  journal={Individual Issues & Organizational Behavior eJournal},
  • Kyungsun Rhee, Elina Hwang, Yong Tan
  • Published 2018
  • Business, Computer Science
  • Individual Issues & Organizational Behavior eJournal
  • According to a recent survey, LinkedIn comprises over 500 million professionals, and the majority of recruiters utilize LinkedIn to identify qualified job candidates. Recognizing recruiters’ increasing reliance on professional networking sites, job seekers strive to create as many professional connections as possible. In particular, a common tactic is to make LinkedIn connections with professionals who work for the target companies in the job seekers’ target fields, as they can offer timely… CONTINUE READING

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