We all have ways of conducting a job search for getting hired. But what if you donâ€™t want your company to know?
Here areÂ Two Ways to Conduct a “Secret” Job Search, by S. Lucas.
1. Think outside the industry.
Many people change industries all the time. Â If you start looking in
other industries, the gossip wonâ€™t be quite so quick to get back to
2. Donâ€™t change your LinkedIn profileâ€” too often.
This is generally the opposite advice for job seekers. Â However, itâ€™s
super-duper easy to see who is desperately looking for a new job on
LinkedIn. Â Suddenly their profiles are full and updated. Â (Remember,
if youâ€™re linked to anyone Â at work, they will get emails saying,
â€œJane Doe has an updated profile!â€ Â When you get one of those
three weeks in a row, there is no doubt that Jane Doe is looking for a new job.)
Additionally, three “new recommendations” also point towards â€œjob hunting!â€