How to find remote jobs on LinkedIn

How to find remote jobs on LinkedIn


Most of you know LinkedIn as a networking site for professionals but did you realise you can also apply for jobs using their search function?

Also, did you know that 64% of job seekers get hired through a referral?  So by using your existing LinkedIn account you can apply for positions via LinkedIn Jobs and improve your chances of getting seen and hired through people you know.

Within the ‘Jobs’ section you can filter for remote jobs, also known as ‘Work from Home’ (WFH) jobs.  They have a dedicated section for remote working, so go get searching.  

Search for a job on LinkedIn

  1. To search for a remote job search for https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/search/
  2. Select the ‘Jobs’ icon at the top of your LinkedIn homepage.
  3. Select ‘Search Jobs’
  4. Enter keywords (for example PA, Teaching Assistant, Data Controller …..) or a specific company name if you know it.  You can also enter ‘Remote Working’ to return a full list of ALL jobs listed as suitable for remote working.
  5. Enter a location in the location field from the dropdown menu.
  6. Select ‘Search’ and you will be presented with a selection of jobs matching your criteria.
  7. Use the filters options at the top of the search results page to filter the results.
  8. If there is nothing suitable you can switch on the ‘Job Alert’ toggle to be notified when new jobs become available.
  9. If there is something you like the look of then click the job posting to view the full job description.  Select ‘Apply’ or else you can ‘save’ the job to review it at a later date.

That’s it – simple and straightforward.

Remember to ensure you have updated your profile to reflect your current qualifications, experience, job roles, etc. 

Conclusion

LinkedIn Jobs is a straightforward, convenient way to apply for jobs. Use your existing profile to promote yourself and get seen by prospective employers.

Remember – you only get one chance to make a first impression!