Partnership Helps Professionals and Employers Connect

March 5, 2009 ( - Right Management and LinkedIn have formed an exclusive partnership which integrates LinkedIn's functionality and networking capabilities with Right Management's outplacement solution - RightChoice.

Professionals in transition utilizing Right Management’s services will be able to leverage LinkedIn’s networking resources to expand and manage their professional relationships, make connections, facilitate collaboration and knowledge sharing, and uncover job opportunities, according to a press release.

“How organizations post job listings has evolved beyond newspaper ads and how hiring managers identify potential employees is evolving beyond a paper resume. LinkedIn is now recognized as the place to be for professionals to increase visibility, make valuable connections, collaborate with peers and uncover new jobs,” said Tony Santora, Executive Vice President of Career Management Solutions for Right Management, in the announcement.

Right Management said its research has revealed that over 40% of those surveyed found their new job through some form of networking activity.

“Right Management career consultants will work with candidates to develop profiles that showcase their knowledge and expertise and provide them with specialized training to ensure the benefits of LinkedIn are fully maximized to their professional career advantage,” said Scott Roberts, Senior Director of Business Development of LinkedIn.