Common questions

What should a LinkedIn cover letter include?

What should a LinkedIn cover letter include?

Use the cover letter to demonstrate how your skills, experience, and education are relevant to the requirements of the job. Pick 3-4 key qualifications listed on the job description and be very specific in terms of how your experience is a match.

Do I need a cover letter when applying on LinkedIn?

It is not necessary to submit a cover letter when using LinkedIn Easy Apply. Unless you know the hiring manager’s name or know something specific about the position that you’d like to address, our advice is to skip the cover letter so you can apply for more jobs.

What do recruiters see when you apply on LinkedIn?

When a recruiter receives an Easy Apply application, all they see is a snapshot of your LinkedIn profilenamely your photo, headline, past and present job titles, education, and any skills you’ve listed. That’s it!

Can I ask why I was rejected for a job?

Generally the best time to ask is after you’ve been turned down for the job. It’s usually best to ask for feedback over email versus phone or in-person because people don’t love being put on the spot in this scenario.

Should I apply for a job that rejected me?

When to Reapply After Being Rejected Applicants often wonder if it is advisable to reapply for a job that they have already applied for in the past. The short answer is that if you find the position to be very attractive, there is usually nothing to lose other than your time.