Example Of Using LinkedIn to Help Get A Job

Here’s an excerpt from a post describing the way one person used LinkedIn combined with her connections at NoCoNet to help her land a job.  For reference, NoCoNet is a physical organization (also has a group on LinkedIn) to help unemployed people build their networks.

I won’t be at NoCoNet on Monday as I am starting a new job as a Project Coordinator at Beckman Coulter. This is a 6-month contract through Adecco.

I found this job through a contact in the company. I had applied as a product support engineer for Beckman Coulter, and in that process I looked up employees of Beckman Coulter on LinkedIn. I found two people that I had an association with — Continue reading