This is a short version of my blog post, with the main 3 steps outlined.
Uncover Hidden Names, View Full Profiles Profiles on LinkedIn in 3 Simple Steps.
For the profiles that you find in people search, in some cases you will see only the last name initial, in some cases the name is shown as LinkedIn Member. Here is how to get to the full information in 100% of the cases, no matter what type of account you have.
Added by Irina Shamaeva on February 19, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments
InMails are included in paid LinkedIn accounts, both personal and the LIR (LinkedIn Recruiter). I've recently run into InMails working not in the way we'd expect. I sincerely hope that LinkedIn will fix this soon and will update you when they do.
This is what sending an InMail dialog looks like…Continue
In the flood of sourcing tools and (sometimes) cluttered marketing messages around them, one type of tools stands apart and is worth your attention. It's no replacement for LinkedIn or for job boards; it's a new concept,…Continue
(starting Jan 13, 2014)
To clarify, my source is a phone call with a LI rep yesterday (which happened for a different reason - namely - my LIR account was charging to send InMails to group members back in November (which shouldn't have happened back then) - this is a long trace following up...it almost doesn't matter anymore but I would love the support to get better.
The rep said that:
1) InMails in LIR to group members are now becoming paid - starting Jan 13. He said…Continue
Google-Plus Profiles - X-Rays G+; offers three refinements, to push forward (show in previews) locations; employers; and schools
LinkedIn – Countries - X-Rays LinkedIn profiles, offers a dozen refinements by country
Emails in Resumes - I am proud of this one! It not only looks for resumes, but also…Continue
This year has been a year of many conferences for me, most of them being dedicated to sourcing: speaking at SourceCon in Atlanta in February 2013, at Sourcing Summit New Zealand in May, at Sourcing Summit…Continue
Added by Irina Shamaeva on October 7, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments
The LinkedIn Signal is gone. (Not too many recruiters used it for searching in the first place, but it was able to show profile updates across the whole network.) Alas, there's not much that can replace Signal!
There are also some limits affecting 3rd party vendors on providing any…Continue
Added by Irina Shamaeva on July 29, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments
The terminology "contacts" and "connections" may be somewhat confusing. The all-new LinkedIn Contacts system allows LinkedIn members to merge the information about their contacts on several systems: 1) LinkedIn…Continue
Added by Irina Shamaeva on June 14, 2013 at 11:11am — No Comments
I have been asked to list the "Sourcing complexities and pain points" (especially in IT recruiting, but not just). Here are the 10 points I came up with.
1. Job Descriptions Are Not Enough. Sourcing from a job description alone is difficult, because it never completely defines what to search for. In fact, job descriptions are written for candidates, not for recruiters or sourcers.
Added by Irina Shamaeva on March 29, 2013 at 12:41pm — No Comments
My LinkedIn account is having multiple problems with the functionality. It's happening for the second time in the past few months. I can't use my RPS account (it is a variation of LinkedIn Recruiter). I hope they will fix it again.
The nice LinkedIn managers, who support my RPS account, point out…Continue