- Do you search for professionals on Google?
- Are you familiar with the Boolean logic in searches (AND/OR/NOTs)?
- Do you use advanced operators on Search Engines (like intitle:…
LinkedIn releases "LinkedIn Endorsements," a system that lets users endorse the skills listed on a LinkedIn profile. Plus, Jim is a bit happy about returning for a new season of his show. Tune in to see for yourself.
When you reach out to connect with a new person on LinkedIn, there is a warning printed at the bottom of the screen: “Important: Only invite people you know well and who know you.” But, why?
I am a complete supporter of networking via social media, so I do not necessarily condone only connecting with people you know.
There are definite perks to adding…Continue
Added by Angela Gleichsner on September 20, 2012 at 11:53am — No Comments
After almost five years, I have returned to the IT staffing industry in order to be a founding member and recruiter at Kranect. I have found the industry somewhat changed in that social media and technology have changed how people interact when it comes to jobs. For example when I was last recruiting, Twitter was barely in existence, Facebook was just becoming available to non-students, and LinkedIn wasn’t the recruiting tool it has become today. People were still on MySpace for goodness…Continue
LinkedIn is “the” top place for many recruiters and for many people I have met “LinkedIn” is almost equals “sourcing”. Everyone we had placed in the last year was initially contacted on LinkedIn.
We all agree on the importance of not spamming candidates and carefully reviewing their profiles before we reach out.
However, LinkedIn's nature is not fully understood by many, I think. Here's what I read on a blog post on ERE today: “Examine the resultant profile summaries…. “Red…Continue
Added by Irina Shamaeva on September 5, 2012 at 5:15pm — No Comments
My top impression from the Australian sourcing…Continue
Added by Irina Shamaeva on August 23, 2012 at 11:59pm — No Comments
We have seen reports of fake accounts on Facebook (about 15-20%), I am sure there are similar fake accounts at other social media websites.
I just saw this flagrant posting on a competing Social media site..Job postings such as this are on the rise on these social media groups, makes it a challenge for group owners to keep them away. Unfortunately…Continue
Added by Suresh on August 21, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments
I love LinkedIn! It has been bringing us more matching candidates and business connections than everything else combined out there. For my own recruiting business LinkedIn accounts for 100% placed candidates in the last twelve months and a large chunk of sourcing information that I submit to others when sourcing.
Yet taking the full advantage of LinkedIn is not straightforward! There are numerous obstacles and misleading marketing messages, blogs, and tutorials. Some LinkedIn members…Continue
Earlier in the year I wrote about the lost generation of middle managers in retail whom face limited progression opportunities as a result of the recession. Since that article the redundancies have continued to flow thick and fast with all sorts of rumours about which retailer is going to collapse next. One might think that with all the doom and gloom in the market that the opportunities to develop your career are few and far between. However…
If you are ambitious and do want…Continue
Added by AdMore Recruitment on July 24, 2012 at 7:33am — No Comments
Jim Stroud interviews Mike Dwyer of Social RNA and discusses a case study where a client posted a video on their LinkedIn profile and scored some hires because of it. Tune in and check it out.
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Social Recruiting Strategies Conference…
Added by Jim Stroud on May 31, 2012 at 1:07pm — No Comments
Nice infographic from a Linkedin study in 2011. Linkedin is a great source of passive candidates and while it has many active job seekers for recruiters, the "not really looking" crowd does seem to be very engaged.....I found this to have some good info, while some of it is very obvious and well known...please comment!
Added by Noel Cocca on May 30, 2012 at 11:27am — No Comments
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I believe that everybody who searches for professional people online – recruiters, sourcers, sales, marketing, business development people – need to aim to answer yes to these 20 questions below, to remain competitive and productive. (Do you agree?)
Added by Irina Shamaeva on May 18, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments
Eurocom released the results of their Worldwide annual survey in March revealing some interesting trends and thoughts in the world of social media. The research identified that worldwide, one in five technology firms rejected a job applicant because of social media. However, data made available by BullHorn Reach suggested that in North America 91% of hiring managers screen potential candidates, using a combination of LinkedIn (48%), Twitter (53%) and most commonly Facebook (76%) throughout…Continue
Season 4 of The Jim Stroud Show begins. I am experimenting with a new format, but still focused on social media. Let me know your thoughts?
Added by Jim Stroud on May 4, 2012 at 11:03pm — No Comments
If you currently have no LinkedIn, no Facebook and no Twitter you could be doubling the time it will take you to find a job. Unless you know people in high places (and lets face it not many of us do) you could be trawling job websites for weeks or even months before:
A. You get an interview Or B. Find a job you actually want to do
In 2 short weeks I believe that from having no online presence to having every type of social media…Continue
Added by Jennifer Howlett on May 2, 2012 at 12:22pm — No Comments
LinkedIn is undoubtedly one of the most important Internet resources for job seekers. Often providing your first impression to employers and recruiters, your LinkedIn account should provide a concise snapshot of your employment history, accomplishments, education and core strengths. It is therefore apparent that creating and maintaining an account on LinkedIn is critical for those who are serious…Continue
This post was published to GeauxVeterans.org at 1:19:47 PM 4/20/2012
Resources for Veterans & Transitioning Military
As recruiters and hiring managers learn more about the military culture and experience, the bridge to hiring more Veterans into civilian careers directly from Active duty or Active Reserve is built.
In order to…Continue
Added by Angela Covey on April 22, 2012 at 6:15pm — No Comments
LinkedIn's main professional-network competitor, BranchOut, has just announced today that they've hit the magic 25 million user mark (and 13.3 million active monthly users). This is brilliant news for recruiters…Continue
Added by Johnny Campbell on April 19, 2012 at 11:43am — No Comments
LinkedIn is a dream tool (for now). Having the ability to view up to date resumes (or profiles), being automatically notified of job changes, being connected through contacts/groups, etc. is a recruiters Nirvana. But like anything that works, you have to work it. However, being a public company can often times cloud decisions making them based on quarterly numbers rather then core. Where are they going and what will they look like in 12 months?
Social Recruiting Training and Boolean Search Training has taken up a lot of Jim's time. So much so, that he has to take a quick break from his show. As such, this episode marks the end of Season 4 of The Jim Stroud Show. Look for Jim to return in April 2012 with new episodes. Subscribe now so that you do not miss out on all of the fun. …Continue
Added by Jim Stroud on March 20, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments