("Part One" briefly outlines some background. If you are only interested in "how-to", please jump to the "Part Two" below.
Please note, that I think that inviting others for no good reason is NOT appropriate.)
Part One. Reasons to Connect
LinkedIn is a business networking site, where people can "connect" with each other. Connecting provides for ways to keep each other's contact info; track interactions; perhaps get on…Continue
Added by Irina Shamaeva on October 6, 2014 at 12:49pm — No Comments
Gone are the days when submitting an application or resume and meeting for an in-person interview was the only way to apply for a job and for top recruiters to discover the…Continue
They answered phones and greeted visitors. It was often considered an entry-level position with no experience required.
Times have changed and today's secretaries need more skills and background for the job. In essence, they can make…Continue
Added by Dave on September 29, 2014 at 2:28pm — No Comments
We all know that LinkedIn is one of the most popular sources of candidates for the recruitment industry. Unfortunately for many recruiters, their client have as much or sometimes better access to search LinkedIn than they do. In this video I show 3 alternative ways to search LinkedIn and find people that may otherwise be missed. By understanding how LinkedIn works and the…Continue
It is typically the case that a recruiter will find a good potential candidate on the internet but struggles to find any way of making direct contact with them. This is often the case when finding someone on LinkedIn where their contact details are not available.
In this video I talk about a number of different ways to make contact including how to message on…Continue
Added by Shane McCusker on July 17, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments
Linkedin seem to be making changes to the Public Profiles. They have recently released paid for Premium profiles however it seems that for may profiles, free and paid for, there is now a new format being rolled out. This has implications for Recruiters who use Google x-ray search to find profiles as the information and format is changing.
The new format is more…Continue
Added by Shane McCusker on July 16, 2014 at 12:06pm — No Comments
Last night I moderated a panel discussion on Sourcing Strategies at Quirky in New York. This was sourcing from an attraction and engagement perspective — Shally or Glen were not on my panel — so no boolean magic.
Our magic involved creating conversations through new-generation…Continue
This is the first of a series - A beginners guide to Sourcing and Social recruitment. In this video I explain the basic concepts of Boolean Search.
If you'd like to see other videos in this series they are freely available on my blog page Shane's Recruitment…Continue
Added by Shane McCusker on June 30, 2014 at 11:54am — No Comments
It’s no secret that most recruiters have a love-hate relationship with LinkedIn. But whether they’re frustrated with price point, data privacy or overall efficacy, they now can add another reason to shake their fists at the company. For over two years after their acquisition of Rapportive – a GMail plug in that aggregates contact information and social profiles in a slick sidebar seamlessly integrated with GMail…Continue
I am constantly amazed at how little money most professionals are willing to spend to promote and market themselves. Like this kind of investment — investing in yourself — is crass, egotistical, and over-indulgent. Our actions and accomplishments speak for themselves, right? We’re sick of hearing about…Continue
A few possibilities include:
1) Nosy lookie-loos just curious about what you have going on.
2) You’ve changed…Continue
Added by Kelly Blokdijk on April 23, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments
You might find this infographic, updated from a 2013 version featured on AvidCareerist, helpful in finding potential clients. It can also be a terrific resource to bookmark and share with job seekers when you want to give a helping hand.
I’m an executive resume and LinkedIn profile writer, retained search consultant, and blogger at …Continue
Added by Donna Svei on April 16, 2014 at 1:30am — No Comments
Recently I published 7 Simple To Dos for Rookies to Enhance Their LinkedIn Profile, the first in a three-part series that offers a “crawl-walk-run” approach to helping folks upgrade their LinkedIn…Continue
To some people it may seem rather ridiculous to share this kind of guidance in 2014, but judging from the anemic LinkedIn profiles I view on a daily basis, it's clear that it's advice people still need. I know everyone is busy, but if how they represent themselves as professionals is important to them (and it should be), they need to make the time to get this particular…Continue
AIRS have created a new tool (Google Chrome Extension) which would be easier to search resumes from Google, LinkedIn and Indeed. AIRS can be reached at http://www.airsdirectory.com
Add the resume search Google chrome extension using …
Added by Sathish Ganesh on February 18, 2014 at 8:07am — No Comments
If you have a first name, you can do a X-Ray LinkedIn armed only with the basics.
site:linkedin.com intitle:lance "location * san francisco bay area" "industry * e-learning"
If you’re 3rd degree or beyond, you’ll notice that Lance has no mention of his employer, skills or anything outside of his name, location and industry. These three elements are the minimum a public profile can have so take…
Added by Sathish Ganesh on February 18, 2014 at 7:58am — No Comments
A couple of weeks ago, RecruitingBlogs partnered up with LinkedIn to find out what candidates can do to woo recruiters this Valentine’s Day. You answered, and LinkedIn listened,…Continue
Recent changes to LinkedIn's feature-set whereby "Company Pages" are afforded In-Profile Activity Feed's (like Facebook's "Update Status"), but "Member Profile Pages" no longer enjoy the feature, "Censor" Agency Recruiters for 2 key reasons.…Continue
Added by Nick Lagos on February 12, 2014 at 1:29pm — No Comments
Recently, I noticed the "Activity" feed on my LinkedIn Profile Page was no longer visible to me or my visitors. Initially, I assumed a "bug" took hold so I reported the malady to LinkedIn, only to find the omission was intentional.
Technical support offered no reason but to say "Activity feeds have been…Continue
I got this cool tool tip from Jim Stroud on using Google Drive to get alternative keywords for particular job titles and skills.
Added by Shane McCusker on December 2, 2013 at 7:38am — No Comments