Are any of you are using LinkedIn as strictly a sourcing tool.I currently work as a "sourcer" and have been given the task of sharing with management how LinkedIn can be a resource for us. To me,…Continue
"Meri - I really suggest that you take one of the webinars on Linkedin sourcing. Linkedin is one big resume database. It's the most incredible sourcing tool I have ever used. You can find passive candidates that may not think…"
"Of course, LinkedIn is a searchable database, but you are right that it's different from job boards. The searching capabilities are available for any basic/free user. Besides searching for people, you can source in other (free) ways such as…"
"If you haven't checked it out already, LinkedIn has a new tool called Talent Pipeline. It's built in to LinkedIn Recruiter and is designed to be your repository (and basic CRM) of prospects across multiple LI Recruiter seats.…"
"I thank you and appreciate each of your replies. The challenge for me is that I work with over 100 different agencies, each with different needs when it comes to technical skills. It made more sense to network with special niche groups…"
"I use it for sourcing. I usually search by competitor or companies that have folks with the background I need. I then weed it down to the geographic location where the position is needed. Once I get the "list" I just browse and look for…"
"The evolution of Linkedin is amazing. It is almost like a phone book now a days. Simply put, not many people are not on Linkedin in some fashion. This was not the case 10 years ago, but it is now. So, as far as a sourcing…"
I have not done a lot of investigation on paid services with Linked In because I have used LinkedIn for sourcing for years and never spent a dime on it. I can't speak to the paid service, but it is definitely a goldmine for…"
Yes! Linkedin in my sourcing bible! It's THE one professional netowrking source that I have used for the past 8+ years. I have filled most, if not all, of my positions by networking with folks within…"
"My current employer pays for LinkedIn Talent Finder at $100/Month and it gives you more details on the candidates than a standard account. To source, you'll generally need to contact the candidate with the "Inmail" allowed by Talent…"
Are any of you are using LinkedIn as strictly a sourcing tool.I currently work as a "sourcer" and have been given the task of sharing with management how LinkedIn can be a resource for us. To me, the definition of sourcing is gathering names, resumes and contact information. My involvement ends when I turn the resumes over to agency recruiters that work closely with their hiring authorities. More background: I work for a government entity and the budget does not allow us to go outside for…See More
"Wow... does this take me back! I don't remember the exact day of my demise...oops...I mean start :) Technology has been the biggest change. We used the yellow pages and the telephone. I do remember the beginning of…"
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