You can use LinkedIn as one of your as part of your job search to increase your visibility and connections, so employers and recruiters can find you.
Taking it one step further, you can also use LinkedIn to follow up with connections who work for employers you're interested in or are interviewing with. About.com's Guide to Entrepreneurs Scott Allen, shares his advice on how following up on inside connections at potential employers. There's also a sample letter and suggestions on the best way to approach connections.
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