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LinkedIn Now Lets Jobseekers Apply For Positions Directly Via Its Mobile Apps

on August 5, 2013


Last month, LinkedIn introduced the ability for users of its social network for the working world to search for jobs via its iOS and Android mobile apps. Now it will let jobseekers seal the deal, so to speak: from today, users will start to be able to actually apply for those jobs via the apps as well, with the option of using their LinkedIn profiles as resume proxies. LinkedIn says the service is rolling out globally, starting today with English-speaking members.

The ability to apply without resumes is an interesting development for LinkedIn. Vaibhav Goel, a mobile product manager, notes that one of the drawbacks of applying for jobs via mobile devices up to now had been the pain of uploading and editing resumes on a small screen. LinkedIn’s job application service does therefore does a couple of things. It has created a way for you to use the profile…

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