BREAKING DOWN THE NUMBERS
We are often asked if LinkedIn is really that important to a job search and career success - and we cannot emphasize this enough: YES! Job searching isn’t as easy as walking into a company that you want to work for, requesting and interview, and landing a job. Everything has moved to a digital process, and LinkedIn is the king of handling the job search as of today.
There are 590 million people currently on LinkedIn - 260 million of which are active monthly users
A new LinkedIn member signs up every 2 seconds
LinkedIn now has over 26 million companies and 15 million active job listings.
61 million LinkedIn users are senior level influencers and 40 million are in decision-making positions.
94% of recruiters are using LinkedIn to vet candidates
InMail is 15% more likely to be read when you personalize the message
InMail is 21% more likely to be read when you share a group with the person you’re sending the message to
InMail is 27% more likely to be read when you reference a previous employer in the message