All Blog Posts Tagged 'linkedin' (221)

Include stemmed terms on LinkedIn and find 4x more candidates

Over the past couple of weeks, more than a handful of recruiters have said they don't need to put all the variations of a word into a LinkedIn search because it stems automatically.

One of those was a successful recruitment business owner who still recruited hands on.

As surprising as it…

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Added by Stephen Beckitt on December 22, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

SmartRecruiters and LinkedIn Expand Partnership

SmartRecruiters becomes a more comprehensive applicant tracking system for LinkedIn sourcing and recruiting.

San Francisco – October 21, 2014 – SmartRecruiters, the company that empowers the new way of hiring, today announced an expansion of its integration with LinkedIn, which operates the world’s largest…

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Added by David Smooke on October 21, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Add This Guy to the Recruiter Wall of Shame

Usually when a recruiter contacts someone via LinkedIn, it’s because s/he saw something of interest on that person’s profile. Then there’s THIS GUY that apparently liked what he saw enough to plagiarize…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on July 30, 2014 at 8:06pm — 28 Comments

Step Inside the Outhouse That IS LinkedIn

Way back when I first joined LinkedIn I was considered by many of my (regular, non-HR/recruiter) contacts to be an ambassador and promoter of the site. For several (perhaps hundreds) of my connections, I was their first. Less active networkers, distant colleagues, friends, or acquaintances would often comment to me…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on July 15, 2014 at 9:00pm — 14 Comments

"It's a recruiter's JOB to deal with candidates and put up with shit"....Really??

I was reading this article/blog on LinkedIn by Andrew Fraser "My history of abusive, co-dependent relationships with recruiters”. It was interesting to read people’s  expereinces/thoughts on…

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Added by Leena Chhabra on June 12, 2014 at 5:30pm — 10 Comments

No job, no expertise, SUCKA!

I get hit up to take a lot of surveys from a lot of different sources.

Sometimes vendors of various products or services lure survey respondents with offers to take a brief survey and receive a free copy of their latest white paper, special report or e-book about the “War for Talent” or some other nonsensical topic.

While I’m not particularly tempted to participate due to publication prizes at the end, I do have certain geeky curiosity about…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on May 5, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments

They're Just Not That Into You: 8 Signs A Candidate Isn't Interested

In less than one year, I cancelled my LinkedIn premium account.  It wasn't because of the cost; two of my placements were the direct result of using their In-mail feature.  So why did I forfeit over 75 unused In-mail credits?  Let’s just say that I was spending way too much time on the site.  Looking at profiles…

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Added by Ken Forrester on May 5, 2014 at 7:00am — 17 Comments

Recruiting Haiku

Twitter Chats

“Experts” roar –

Leaves fall from the trees

No one hears barren limbs

Linkedin InMails

“Love” works –

Matching buzzwords with more love

Sorry…not enough…

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Added by Steve Levy on May 4, 2014 at 2:30pm — 16 Comments

Picture This: Top Career Motivators For the Best of Us and the Rest of Us

Who needs boring book-ish data when you can get cute, colorful, cartoon data? Behold, the rising popularity of image-infused content for the copy-averse crowd. Depicted in this infographic are results from LinkedIn’s December 2013 survey of 18,000 employed professionals in 26 countries.

Based on…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on February 15, 2014 at 10:30pm — 3 Comments

Can We Be Friends?

During the pursuit of great candidates, ask yourself these questions:

Do candidates know you? Do they like you? Do you stay in regular contact with your candidates even if they don’t get the job? Do they come to you and a knowledgeable resource when it comes to employment?  …

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Added by Jackye on January 25, 2014 at 1:12pm — No Comments

The Ticket Scalper Version of Direct Talent Sourcing

When accepting those rapidly accumulating random LinkedIn connection invitations, I generally also scroll down to peruse my timeline. In doing so, I often notice plenty of job opportunities being posted. Some of these are blasted out by automation tools and others are manually added as a person's LI…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on January 7, 2014 at 11:00pm — 7 Comments

Auto-Posting Jobs and other stuff

I was looking at a number of ways for recruiters to automatically post jobs and other content onto Twitter, LinkedIn and all the other social channels. There are lots of ways to do this and it is really very simple to set this up. I've put together a short video demonstrating how to use the free version of Hootsuite to schedule posts and also connect to an RSS feed to do this automatically.

While I'm using Hootsuite to automate and schedule my content it is very easy to see how this…

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Added by Shane McCusker on November 25, 2013 at 10:53am — 2 Comments

Will Facebook Replace LinkedIn?



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According to The Next Web, Facebook has started rolling out a new “Professional Skills” section to all users. This addition will be below the “Work and Education” section on profiles. When a user is adding skills, skills will be auto suggested in the same functionality as when you’re…

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Added by Cooper Whitescarver on September 16, 2013 at 12:23pm — 6 Comments

How to Use LinkedIn to Find Quality Job Candidates

As a recruiter, it's important to be savvy and creative while searching for ideal job candidates. While there are plenty of candidates out there, corporate and business clients aren't paying money to have a recruiter find them just any employee. To dig through the pool and find the best possibilities, a recruiter must employ smart tactics for locating candidates that possess the skills, knowledge,…

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Added by Mary Ylisela on August 31, 2013 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Revolutionizing The World Of Recruitment: #LinkedIn Infogrpahic

Found this interesting infographic late last night and wanted to share it with everyone.

LinkedIn - Revolutionizing the World of Recruiting

Credit to masters-in-human-resources.org
http://www.masters-in-human-resources.org/recruiting/

Added by Noel Cocca on August 30, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

3 things you'll learn from Stacy Zapar

I had the privilege of interviewing Linkedin's most connected woman. Stacy Zapar has been on the platform for 10 years and amassed 38,000 connections and counting. I thought I was doing good with 2000+ connections but her network just blew me away

If you listen you will…

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Added by Chris Russell on August 27, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

LinkedIn Endorsements: What You Can and Can't Manage

The LinkedIn Endorsements feature has become very popular, even though it has not been universally well received. No matter what you may think of them, it appears they may become a permanent feature of LinkedIn profiles. This post addresses some of the logistical challenges of managing endorsements by providing an overview of which aspects can and can't be managed. It concludes with a request for…

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Added by Courtney Hunt on August 6, 2013 at 12:07pm — 15 Comments

These recruiters must be crazy to be so lazy

Automation is wonderful if it helps you become more efficient and productive with your time. There are a plenty of tools and technology that do just that. So far, however, there aren’t any such advancements completely capable of hiding overt laziness. A few examples:

Bullhorn Reach job postings – Being a prominent fixture in the recruiting world, Bullhorn is widely used as a job ad…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on July 30, 2013 at 8:00pm — 7 Comments

Will you endorse me on LinkedIn?

Do you endorse anyone (and everyone) who asks? For the record, I do not. Tune in to the latest episode of "The Jim Stroud Show" to see why. Hat tip to Meghan M. Biro and a shout to #SOSUEUROPE.

AND DO THIS NOW: Recruiters and jobseekers,…

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Added by Jim Stroud on July 24, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Why Recruiters LOVE Linkedin and HR leaders might HATE Linkedin.

Top 3 Reasons Why Recruiters (both corporate and external) Love Linkedin:



1) LinkedIn has become the best hunting ground for recruiters.

2) As more companies are asking their employees to become participants in “social media” candidate referral programs, more employees are using sites…

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Added by Lisa Zee on June 13, 2013 at 2:00pm — 14 Comments

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