Using Handshake

Fuel Your Job Search: Follow Employers

Learn how to follow employers on Handshake and why it helps you get hired.

There are more than 500,000 employers hiring students on Handshake. From notable brand names to incredible organizations in your backyard, you can find the right employer for you. 

There are three main reasons to follow the employers you like on Handshake:

  1. You’ll receive notifications when they post new jobs and events, or are attending a virtual career fair at your school. 
  2. Your job recommendations will improve and become even more relevant as you follow more employers. 
  3. When an employer views your profile, they can see that you follow them. Showing mutual interest in their organization could help you receive a message or virtual event invitation.

To follow an employer, click the Follow button at the top of their page or preview card. If you’re on the Handshake app, click the star button.

Get the Handshake app in the App Store or Google Play.

Log into Handshake today to start following the employers you want to work for.