Veterans Can Get a Year of LinkedIn Premium For Free
Finding a job can be hard, no matter who you are or what your background is. If you spent time away from the traditional workforce serving in the armed forces, then finding that job can potentially be even more complicated.
If you served in the military, then you're entitled to a free year of
At $30/month buying LinkedIn Premium on your own can be a pricey proposition, especially if you're currently un or underemployed, but it can also be the difference between getting an interview for that job and slipping through the cracks.
users can show up as featured applicants when they apply via LinkedIn, can see who's visited their profile to get an idea for who might be interested in their skills (or just see if that hiring manager checked them out), and can send three free emails a month to people on the service they want to connect with. The service also lets you know how you compare to other people who applied for the same job as well as what an appropriate salary might be for the position when its time to talk numbers.
If you're a veteran and want to take advantage of the deal,
go to LinkedIn's veteran's page
and click the "Sign up now" button.
You'll need to fill out a form and have your service identified on your profile. You also need to not currently be a LinkedIn Premium subscriber. Twice a week LinkedIn puts those forms through a few filters and if it determines you're eligible for an upgrade to Premium, once it determines you're eligible it will process the upgrade and you'll be good to go with LinkedIn Career for a year.
You can read about the nuances of the promotion here .