Applying for a Job on LinkedIn

How do I apply for a job on LinkedIn?

Last Reviewed: 12/02/2015
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To search and apply for a job using LinkedIn:

  1. Click Jobs at the top of your homepage.
  2. In the search box, type a job title, keyword or company name.
  3. Click Advanced search and use the filters to refine your search criteria (optional).
  4. Click Search.
  5. Use the filters on the left to further refine your search.
  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 Applicant section at the top of the applicant list.

Remember to click Submit when finished.

Note: You can't modify or withdraw an application submitted through Linkedin. You'll need to contact the job poster through an InMail to if you need to change or withdraw your application.

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.

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