LinkedIn are opening a pop up pub the Linked Inn, with career advice and free headshots!

A pop-up pub is set to refresh the traditional idea of job hunting!

The Linked Inn, created by the world’s largest professional network LinkedIn, is designed to show how socialising with your community can get you closer to the job you want.

Punters at The Linked Inn will be able meet with some of the UK’s hottest companies who are currently on the look-out for talent. John Lewis Partnership, LADBible Group and Lloyds Banking Group are just some of the names who will be advertising ‘live job specials’ at the pub – meaning that prospective candidates could secure themselves a job simply by popping down for an after-work drink.

Also on offer at the pop-up will be personal advice from LinkedIn experts to help people boost their profiles, grow their network and make the most of their online community.  A photographer will be resident on both nights giving people the chance to perfect their professional LinkedIn profile picture.

The launch follows a study of 4000 consumers from LinkedIn, which reveals that 45 per cent of Brits would rather be down the pub than spend time applying for a new role. Perhaps that’s because the job seeking process is perceived as arduous, with 36 per cent admitting it took them a long time to find a role they want to apply for, while 38 per cent claim they have found the application process lengthy.

Including on the open days is daily ‘live job’ specials’, career advice on tap, plus they’ll be LinkedIn experts who will be on hand throughout the event. From the know-how on writing the very best profile and bartering for a better salary – to getting noticed by recruiters, it’s a fast track opportunity to get to the top of the talent pool.

If that wasn’t enough, punters will have the opportunity to spruce up their profile picture with the help of professional portrait photographer Andy Fallon, while also sipping on a printed drink – where you’ll be rewarded for your thirsty work with a personalised print on their drink.

You can secure your entry on their website here, entrants must have a LinkedIn profile and be over 18 (ID may be required).

The Linked Inn opens it’s doors on Tuesday 5th – Wednesday 6th March; 5pm-9pm at 46 Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A 3EP.

Alfie Green
Alfie Green

You bring the rum, I'll bring the raspberries. Perfect daiquiris all round.

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