Applying for a Job on LinkedIn

How do I apply for a job on LinkedIn?

Last Reviewed: 09/03/2013
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To search and apply for a job using LinkedIn:

  1. Click Jobs at the top of your home page.
  2. In the Search for Jobs box, type a job title, keyword or company name.
  3. Click Advanced Search and use the filters that appear to refine your search criteria (optional).
  4. Click Search.
  5. Use the filters on the left to further refine your search criteria.
  6. Click a job title to view details.
  7. Click Apply Now or Apply on company website. Options may vary.
For jobs with the Apply Now button

You can apply for a job using your LinkedIn profile. After clicking the button you can:

  • Edit your email address, phone number, or upload a file with your resume.
  • Choose to follow the company that posted the job.
  • Job Seeker Premium account holders can also highlight their application in the Featured Applicants section at the top of the applicant list.

When finished, click Submit.

For jobs with the Apply on company website button

You'll be routed to a company's website or job board to continue the application process. Complete the information requested on the company website.

Note: To find and apply for jobs not posted on LinkedIn, go to the bottom of the last page of search results and click "See more Simply Hired jobs..."

Learn how to apply for jobs using LinkedIn's mobile application.

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