How Do I Post a Job in LinkedIn?

If you're looking to hire an industry professional, LinkedIn's recruiter tools can help you. You can find potential candidates for a specific job position, especially instead of looking through digital or hard-copy applications, resumes, and cover letters. All you have to do is provide the necessary information, wait patiently for a response, and then start your search for new employees.

Adam Goldkamp is the editor / author responsible for this content.
Dec 9, 2022

Posting a job opening on LinkedIn is easy and can be done free of charge. Users can add custom information about an available industry position for hire. Also, they can access advanced features to receive applications from professionals who match critical skills and requirements. If you want to create your first job opportunity, find out what you need to do and should expect during the process.

What to Know Before You Start

When searching for candidates on LinkedIn, you must follow specific guidelines to get the most out of your account and avoid an account suspension. While circumstances may contrast, there are crucial points to consider when creating a job listing:

  • Hiring managers, recruiters and employers must verify their industry affiliation.
  • Jobs must be current and available at an existing physical business or organization.
  • All submissions are subject to review to prevent scams and fraudulent activity.

If you follow crucial requirements, you can expect your listing to go live with issues. The average review lasts 24 hours if you provide accurate information and fulfill specific requests. However, some users may wait longer due to an extended evaluation.

Once you're ready to start the procedure, read further for step-by-step instructions to submit a LinkedIn job recruitment form.

How to Post a Job on LinkedIn

  1. Sign in to LinkedIn and click "Jobs" on the navigation menu.
  2. Click "Post a Job for Free" on the left-hand side.
  3. Type and click "Get Started for Free."
  4. On the "Job Details" page, choose a template.
  5. Click the job description box to edit the template or start writing.
  6. To create a new listing, choose the "Blank" option.
  7. Choose any existing keywords under the "Add Skills" section.
  8. Click the "Add Skill" button or select the other available options.
  9. Click "Preview."
  10. Close the preview box and click "Continue."

Follow these steps if you prefer to post a job from your mobile device:

  1. Open the LinkedIn app and sign in to your account.
  2. At the bottom of the screen, tap the "Jobs" icon.
  3. Tap the "More" icon.
  4. Tap "Post a Job" on the navigation menu.
  5. Create a new job or choose a post from a list of previously submitted listings.
  6. Specify your sharing preference.
  7. Tap "Post."

Contacting the LinkedIn User Support Team

Although LinkedIn has a customer service phone line, you have very little chance of receiving assistance. The best method of contact is the live chat feature. You can communicate with a representative about technical issues or services and receive a response within 24 hours. Make sure you provide specific details for the best resolution, depending on your situation.

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