How to Edit Your Job Seeking Preferences on LinkedIn

Did you see this week’s video walkthrough?

This week’s walkthrough on YouTube focused on managing your job-seeking preferences on LinkedIn. If you’re currently using LinkedIn to find a new job or may use LinkedIn to find a job in the future, read this tutorial breakdown to learn how to edit your job-seeking preferences on LinkedIn to best align with your job search.

Follow along below or watch the video above to learn how to manage your job-seeking preferences on LinkedIn.

How to Edit Your Job Seeking Preferences on LinkedIn

To begin, click Me in the top right corner of your homepage.

How to Edit Your Job Seeking Preferences on LinkedIn

Next, click Settings & Privacy.

How to Edit Your Job Seeking Preferences on LinkedIn

On the left side bar, select Data privacy.

How to Edit Your Job Seeking Preferences on LinkedIn

Under Data privacy, select Job seeking preferences.

How to Edit Your Job Seeking Preferences on LinkedIn

Under job seeking preferences, you will be able to edit your job application settings, sharing your profile after clicking apply, commute preferences, and more.

How to Edit Your Job Seeking Preferences on LinkedIn

To begin changing your settings, click Job application settings.

How to Edit Your Job Seeking Preferences on LinkedIn

Here you will be able to save and manage your resume and answers, manage your resumes, and save Self-ID information.

How to Edit Your Job Seeking Preferences on LinkedIn

To delete or download a resume saved, click the three small dots next to your resume document.

How to Edit Your Job Seeking Preferences on LinkedIn

Click Delete or Download. You can also upload a resume here so it’s handy for future jobs you apply to!

How to Edit Your Job Seeking Preferences on LinkedIn

Click Back to return back to the Job settings page.

How to Edit Your Job Seeking Preferences on LinkedIn

The next setting allows you to choose whether or not you share your profile with the job poster when you apply to a job. Click the white circle to toggle yes or no.

How to Edit Your Job Seeking Preferences on LinkedIn

You can also set your Commute preferences to get job recommendations based off of how far you’re willing to travel.

How to Edit Your Job Seeking Preferences on LinkedIn

The Commute Preferences page allows you to set how far you want to travel based on where you live, how you commute, time, and when you start! Fill this page out if important to you.

How to Edit Your Job Seeking Preferences on LinkedIn

Click back to return to your settings.

How to Edit Your Job Seeking Preferences on LinkedIn

Signal to recruiters at companies that you’ve created job alerts for that you’re interested in working for them. Click the white circle to toggle yes or no. You can also manage your job alerts here, which allows you to edit and change any saved job searches. To manage, click Manage job alerts.

How to Edit Your Job Seeking Preferences on LinkedIn

The last setting allows you to manage any job applications where your information is being stored after being created or added by you while applying to jobs on LinkedIn. If it is being stored, it will show up here. That’s it, you’re done!

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