Bear Down Network vs. LinkedIn

See how the Bear Down Network can amplify your career connections in more ways than LinkedIn.

  Bear Down Network LinkedIn
Jobs and Employer Engagement
Alumni job openings X X
Post jobs for alumni X X
Search jobs by industry, location, function, etc. X X
Professional Connections
Track your connections made through the platform and follow other alumni   X
Organize your alumni mentorships: schedule meetings, video chat, direct message X  
Find alumni in the directory: locations, companies, industry areas, etc. X X
Quickly identify alumni willing to help with mentoring, professional advice, networking and career support. X  
View schedule availability and send meeting invites

(Only Google accounts)

Direct message users X X
Video chats through the platform

(Small group options are available)

Mobile application for iOS and Android X X
Information and Communication
Post and participate in conversations X X
Get customized updates and happenings from colleges and departments X X
Customized event and learning suggestions based on interests and affiliations

(Specific to UArizona Programs)

Customized messages and user digests based on profile attributes X  
Customized profile information X