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The company’s new Buddy program is an all-in-one tool to help job seekers find and connect with their closest friends.
Job seekers can join the Buddy network and connect their network with their social networks and network of close friends, according to a statement from LinkedIn.
The program lets job seekers send a brief message to their friends, friends of friends, or anyone who can connect them with a Buddy who has a similar profile.
LinkedIn said the program has been in place for a year and has more than 2 million users.
“LinkedIn has been a pioneer in helping people find their next career path,” said Erin Langer, vice president of LinkedIn’s Connectivity team.
“It’s great to see LinkedIn expand to more industries and provide even more value to users with its new Buddy product.”
Langer added that the new Buddy feature has been made possible through a partnership with LinkedIn’s Data Science team.
“As a leader in data science and machine learning, we are excited to be collaborating with LinkedIn to make it even easier for jobseekers to connect with friends, colleagues, and other members of their network,” Langer said.
LinkedIn added that its Buddy service also includes tools for job hunting, job search organization, and career search.
Jobseekers can use the Buddy service to:Find your friends, your colleagues, your friends of colleagues, people you know, and anyone else who has shared their profile on LinkedIn.
Get to know people who are on LinkedIn in the same industry or field as you.
Find and connect to people who have shared their LinkedIn profile with you.
Link up with people from the same network, business, or other interests to get the best of LinkedIn.
Create and edit profiles, connect to LinkedIn, or share content on LinkedIn with other LinkedIn users.
In addition to LinkedIn’s job search feature, the Buddy program includes:Job search group for job search, job posting, and hiring.
A searchable database of job postings from around the world.
Job boards for job and internship search and recruitment.
Job alerts for job openings, interviews, and promotions.
Social networking and social proof tools.
Social media and LinkedIn tools for personal and professional networking.
Job search and hiring tool to get to know the people you work with.
LinkedIn is a global leader in connecting people around the globe with employers and job seekers.
LinkedIn also offers a job search tool that helps job seekers connect with the best job seekers, recruiters, and recruiters worldwide.
LinkedIn recently introduced the LinkedIn LinkedIn Connect, a new tool that provides job seekers with the ability to search jobs on LinkedIn from around 200 million job postings.
LinkedIn Connect allows job seekers to add their LinkedIn profiles to their profiles, search LinkedIn jobs, view job postings, and receive job alerts.
Job Search is also now integrated into LinkedIn.