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Posting a Job

How do I post a job on LinkedIn?

Last Reviewed: 04/22/2014
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You can purchase a 30-day job posting on LinkedIn from the Jobs page. The price of the job posting varies by geographical location. Job postings are searchable and viewable by all members, and recommended to appropriate members through the Jobs You May Be Interested In feature.

  1. Click Jobs at the top of your homepage.
  2. Click the Post a job button on the right.
  3. If this is your first time posting a job, click Post a Job again in the box on the right.
  4. Complete the fields on the job posting page. At the bottom of the form, enter the job's location to determine pricing.
  5. Click Continue.
  6. On the Showcase your job page, you can have your job sponsored by checking the box (optional).
  7. Click Continue.
  8. Enter your payment information and click Review order.

You'll receive a confirmation email when your job has been posted. You can go back and manage your job at any time from the Jobs page.

Additional Information about posting a job
  • To show your company's logo on your job post, fully type your company name in the Company field and click your company name from the dropdown list. You can add your company name to our company list if it doesn't appear by creating a Company Page.
  • By selecting your company name from the dropdown list, your job post will be added to your Company Page. If you don't wish to show your company's name on your posting, you can post it confidentially.
  • Choose an industry that best fits your company from the Industry dropdown list. To choose a second industry, click the plus sign.
  • As you type in the Job Title field, you'll see a list of standard title suggestions. Choose a title from this list to help qualified candidates find your posting during their job searches.
  • More job functions can be added by clicking the plus sign next to the Job Function field.
  • Once the Job Title field is selected, you can click the See examples link to view sample text for similar jobs posted on LinkedIn.
  • Fill in the Desired Skills & Expertise field with the skills you're looking for.
  • LinkedIn has partnered with NRD.gov to help veterans find jobs. Check the box under Veteran Commitment in the Finishing Touches section to note that you are committed to hiring veterans. This will also cross-post your job on the NRD.gov website.
  • In the How Candidates Apply section, select whether you want to collect applications through LinkedIn or link to an external site, such as your company's applicant tracking system. Choosing to have LinkedIn collect applications and notify you won't disclose your email address to applicants. Be sure to put a valid email address if you are choosing to collect applicants on LinkedIn and a valid web site URL if you are directly to an external site.
  • Show your profile summary in the job posting to add credibility to your posted job.
  • If you've previously purchased a job pack for the location you've specified, you'll be able to apply your credit. If you'd rather pay by credit card, you'll have the option to do so on the payment information page.

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