LinkedIn is offering free job postings for essential positions over the next three months, according to a company statement

The offer extends to the following types of organizations:

  • healthcare services, including hospitals, clinics, medical practices, mental-health services and medical-device companies
  • supermarkets
  • warehousing companies
  • freight-delivery services

LinkedIn will make the listings free for employers and ensure they’re discoverable by qualified LinkedIn members. The company says it will tag frontline healthcare roles such as doctors and nurses as urgent and move them front and center on the LinkedIn homepage and its jobs homepage.

Finally, the site has expanded its Recruiting For Good program, which puts 100 of its staff to work sourcing and screening talent to fill paid and volunteer positions with organizations on the front lines of the pandemic. 

As part of the program, LinkedIn has launched a campaign with the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region to find volunteers who can distribute free meals to students and families affected by school closures.

LinkedIn, which earned 65% of its revenue from recruitment services in 2016, has been hit hard by the economic downturn. This week, the company announced a hiring freeze for most positions.

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