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
Earlier this week I stumbled across a basic Boolean search string generator from a London based company called Clever Biscuit.
I wrote an AvidCareerist post about it, directed to the job seeker audience, here: Find the Hiring Manager with This Free, New Tool.
The post has everything you need to use the tool for recruiting. It's so easy to use, you don't even have…Continue
Earlier today, we covered the launch of LinkedIn Talent Updates, a content sharing service which allows LinkedIn Recruiter customers the ability to post content outside of just sharing jobs directly from the LinkedIn Recruiter…Continue
Added by Matt Charney on November 19, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments
Today, industry juggernaut LinkedIn announced the release of a new feature within its LinkedIn recruiter software called Talent Updates. With Talent Updates, recruiters now share branded content like company blog posts, videos and news directly from…Continue
Added by Matt Charney on November 19, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Rich Peterson stated, Using, “non-traditional recruiting media,” is also a chance for you to convey something about your corporate culture and job opportunities to jobseekers.
1.) Signatures: Ask all of your employees, companywide, to put a footer in their e-mails reminding people that their, “company is hiring.” A signature can say "Note: we're hiring Star Developers, Energized Sales Managers and Effective Digital…Continue