How to Create Job Alerts On LinkedIn (A Quick Guide)

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Job hunting can be a really time consuming endeavour, hence, it’s only right that a job seeker set up certain systems to make the process easier. One of such processes is to create job alerts on LinkedIn, a leading platform of companies, professionals, and job seekers.

When you do this on LinkedIn, you are notified anytime there’s a job that matches your skills. These alerts will come in the notification tab. You can create alerts for companies you’re interested in so you know when they’re hiring.

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In this post, we’ll show you how to create a job alert on LinkedIn using both the web and mobile.


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How to Create Job Alerts For Specific Companies On LinkedIn

Create Company Job Alerts On LinkedIn (Web)

If you’re using a computer to access LinkedIn, please follow the steps below to create a job alert for any company you want to work at.

  • From the LinkedIn homepage, search for the company you’re interested in
  • On the company page, click on the Job tab located on the left
  • Select Create Job Alert
  • Fill in the fields required and click Create Job Alert
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Create Company Job Alerts On LinkedIn (Mobile)

If you’re using the LinkedIn mobile app, you can also set job alerts on it. Follow the steps below to do this.

  • From the LinkedIn homepage, search for the company you’re interested in
  • Tap on the Jobs tab from the company page
  • Tap the Add icon next to Create a job alert for [company name]
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  • Complete the required fields and tap on Create Job Alert

Bonus: You can also do this for your searches. Here, when you search for a particular role, location, experience level, and other preferred filters, you can set a job alert for that search.

How to Create Job Alerts For LinkedIn Searches

Create Job Alert For LinkedIn Searches (Web)

Follow the steps below to create job alerts for certain searches on LinkedIn if you’re on a computer.

  • Navigate to the LinkedIn jobs section
  • Search for jobs using your preferred filters
  • Just above the job results, toggle on the button that says “Job Alert Off
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Create Job Alert For LinkedIn Searches (Mobile)

Using a mobile device, follow the steps below to create a job alert for job searches on LinkedIn.

  • Tap on the Jobs section from the LinkedIn app
  • Search for jobs using your preferred filters
  • Just below the screen, you’d see a “Get job alerts for this search” option. Turn it on.
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And now, your job search just got better with this. LinkedIn has a number of other tools that takes some load off the already stressful process that job hunting is.

Feel free to use the comments section if you’re stuck or want clarity in a particular step.