The search tool Signal can help job seekers get the most out of LinkedIn by finding recruiters hiring in a specific area for specific jobs, Rob Hilborn writes. Other valuable LinkedIn tools include Resume Builder, the Apply with LinkedIn plug-in and the Google Chrome extension Who Works At, which shows where network contacts work, Hilborn writes. "Just as you wouldn't barge into a corporate environment, or office space, dressed inaptly and spewing forth your resume to everyone you walk past, there are a couple of protocols worth taking note of, as well as tools worth using," he writes.

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