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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

Resume Forensics - How To Find Resumes and Candidates on the Web

Jim Stroud is the author of Resume Forensics Way back in 2008, I created a training guide called Resume Forensics. In a nutshell, it was a how-to for finding resumes and passive candidates on Google, Yahoo, Bing and a few other resources. In all modesty, it was an underground hit. I…

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Added by Jim Stroud on April 28, 2013 at 8:47pm — No Comments

Show Me The Money: 7 Awesome (and Free) Recruiter Tools

Welcome to the second part of our “Show me the Money” blog series. If you joined us last week for part one, you would have learned how to reduce agency spending in five steps. Today we’ll be sharing seven awesome, free recruiter tools to help make you more effective.



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Added by Christopher Young on April 9, 2013 at 12:04pm — 3 Comments

The Dumbing Down of Recruiting

 





The Dumbing Down of Recruiting - Originally posted on Jackye Claytons blog, "…

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Added by Jackye on April 9, 2013 at 11:30am — 27 Comments

How Twitter Built My Brand

Oh, c’mon! Go ahead! Take a crack at it! It’s really not that intimidating. A couple tweets here, a couple tweets there; a 



few RT’s sprinkled in, several hundred #’s here, and……BAM!!! You’re a Tweetin’ machine! The first time I set up my first Twitter account, @MikeChuidian, I really didn’t know what to…

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Added by Mike Chuidian on March 13, 2013 at 9:30am — 51 Comments

LinkedIn Errors

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…

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Added by Irina Shamaeva on March 11, 2013 at 9:00am — 10 Comments

Don't be DUMB - Do SOMETHING when somebody reviews your LinkedIn profile

I've noticed online networkers have become much more aware of people who look at their LinkedIn profile during the last few months, but frankly not many do anything and let potential opportunities slip by - perhaps for the fear that they don't want to appear too pushy. I suspect there's something very British about that, but I admit that's a guess (wouldn't it be fascinating to see the LinkedIn behaviour stats country by…

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Added by Martin Ellis on January 22, 2013 at 10:06am — 7 Comments

Tech Professionals Hate Our Guts

Like every other recruiter on the face of the earth, I use LinkedIn to source candidates, specifically the IT kind. I am also a member of some groups on LinkedIn that are relevant to my industry and the industry I recruit for.  So one day I’m combing through my LI feed and come across a posting in the .NET Developers group.  The title of the post…RECRUITERS: If you post a JOB on our DISCUSSION board I will ban you…

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Added by Mike Chuidian on January 3, 2013 at 1:19pm — 3 Comments

Is Facebook entering the recruiting industry?

In a recent article published by Forbes, according to a spokesperson for the company, this is not true.  I've been personally waiting for them to step up to compete with LinkedIn for awhile and glad that it appears this is starting to take shape. 

What they have created is essentially a Social jobs partnership application.  The page allows users to search for jobs by location, industry and skill; apply to them directly through Facebook; and then share the jobs to their social…

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Added by Becky Franzen on December 3, 2012 at 10:43am — No Comments

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