LinkedIn “open to jobs” button on - visibility to your employer

Synopsys / Eng Ghhhffafha
Mar 22, 2018 6 Comments

How good is the secrecy of LinkedIn’s “open to exploring job” button after you use LinkedIn’s block your company from viewing this?

Does this really work? Or your employer somehow gets to know about it? Anybody with negative experience on this?


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TOP 6 Comments
  • New / Other JH7772z
    I changed my settings to Open To Jobs and a week later my employer visited my profile (for the first time) on the same day that we discussed that we might need to hire another developer... 😂

    I guess I was a perfect fit!!!
    Mar 22, 2018 0
  • New / Ops

    New Ops

    I eat therefore i am
    Just get ready to get spammed by tcs Infosys and thousands of other fake companies with fake job reqs
    Mar 22, 2018 0
  • Microsoft


    Here for interviews tips and post interview tips 🙂
    I haven't even opted for 'open to exploring' but I still get mesages from Microsoft recruiters as well.. Don't worry most of the times recruiting teams are so disconnected with engg teams! And I believe ' open to' visible only to recruiters right?
    Mar 22, 2018 0
  • Microsoft NullData
    Probably doesn't stop someone from outside your company who knows your manager from ratting you out.
    Mar 22, 2018 0
  • New York Magazine / Eng pkCY73
    It doesnt matter.
    Sep 5 0
  • Procore / Eng Calirulz
    Never had a negative experience but that doesn’t mean it’s not possible.
    Mar 22, 2018 0