A LinkedIn Gem: Find the hidden job market
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When there are no appropriate jobs to apply for, experts suggest you try the 'hidden job market'. Career coaches tell LinkedIn the term describes roles that have never been formally advertised. Rather, they come about via word of mouth, internal applications and in some cases, savvy job hunters pitching themselves as a solution to a company's problem. As coach Adele Leah says: "Advertised jobs only make up 20%-25% of roles that are actually available. That means 75%-80% of jobs aren’t advertised."