LinkedIn Button Allows Users to Submit Profiles When Applying for Jobs

Jul 26, 2011


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LinkedIn announced a plug-in that enables job seekers to submit their LinkedIn profile when job hunting on an employer's website. The Apply with LinkedIn button will be displayed on a company's site, and is intended to increase the opportunities for employers and candidates alike to find work.

Job applicants who click the Apply with LinkedIn button will have a chance to edit their profiles before submitting, and receive immediate confirmation of the submission, along with professional connections at the company. Thousands of companies already have the Apply with LinkedIn plug-in on their websites, which they can customize by adding up to three questions for the applicant to complete in addition to the profile submission. The free plug-in is available at apply.linkedin.com.

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