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Overcoming Common Fears When Starting on job site LinkedIn

 

Basic account

 

LinkedIn gives you different subscription options, but the Basic subscription is free for everyone. With this free account, you can make a LinkedIn profile to show your work experience, skills, and achievements. This helps you get noticed by employers, clients, or people you want to network with. You can also see some simple statistics about who has looked at your profile.

Here's what you can do with a Basic account:

 
  • Look for Jobs: You can search for many kinds of jobs at different companies.

  • Apply for Jobs: You can send job applications directly through LinkedIn.

  • Be Seen by Recruiters: Your profile will show up when recruiters are looking for someone with your skills.

  • Find Old Friends and Colleagues: You can reconnect with people you've worked or studied with in the past.

  • Give and Get Recommendations: You can ask for or give career recommendations to others.

  • Check Out Other Profiles: You can view the profiles of other LinkedIn users.

  • Unlimited Messages: You can get an unlimited number of InMail messages.

  • Save Searches: You can save up to three specific job or people searches and get weekly updates on them.

  • Join Groups: You can become a member of LinkedIn groups that match your job interests, industry, or career goals.

So, the Basic LinkedIn account offers a good starting point for building your professional network and looking for job opportunities.

 
 
 
 
 

Premium Options

 

LinkedIn also has a paid option called Premium, with different types to fit your needs. Each type has its own cost and special features. You can even try any of them for one month for free. If you find out it's not for you, you can cancel it.

 

Premium Career/Jobseeker Account

 
 

This paid account is great for people who are looking for a job. Here's what it gives you:

  • Be Seen More: Your profile shows up more often when recruiters are looking for candidates, making it easier for them to find you.

  • Direct Messages to Recruiters: You get a number of special messages called InMails every month. You can send these to recruiters even if you're not connected to them, which can help you get noticed.

  • Know the Salary: You can see the expected salary range for different job titles and places. This helps you know if a job's pay meets your expectations.

  • Special Badge: Your profile will have a "Featured Applicant" badge. This shows employers you're actively looking for a job.

  • Better Job Search: You get extra filters to make your job search more specific. For example, you can look for jobs by the location, size of the company, or level of experience needed

Sales Navigator Account

This account is perfect for people in sales or business development roles. Here's why it's useful:

  • Know Who's Interested: Get alerts about potential customers who have recently looked at your company's content. This can help you find people who are more likely to be interested in your products.

  • Smart Insights: You can access data and reports that show you industry trends and potential opportunities. This helps you make better sales decisions.

  • Works with CRM: You can connect Sales Navigator with certain Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. This makes it easier to manage and keep track of your leads.

Recruiter Lite Account

This option is made for people who are involved in hiring. It helps you find the best candidates for your company more efficiently.

 

Premium Business Account

 

This account is designed for business owners and managers. It provides you with detailed statistics that can help you grow your business.

LinkedIn Learning Account

 

Want to boost your skills? This subscription gives you access to lots of different courses. You can improve your current skills or learn new ones.

 

For more specifics on what each subscription offers, you can check LinkedIn's official website.

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