All Blog Posts Tagged 'linkedin' (221)

Video + LinkedIn = Hires

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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Added by Jim Stroud on May 31, 2012 at 1:07pm — No Comments

What does (and doesn’t) motivate passive candidates: five key factors via Linkedin

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!


LinkedIn Passive Talent


Added by Noel Cocca on May 30, 2012 at 11:27am — No Comments

20 Must-Have’s For Recruiters and Sourcers

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?)

  1. Do you search for professionals on Google?
  2. Are you familiar with the Boolean logic in searches (AND/OR/NOTs)?
  3. Do you use advanced operators on Search Engines (like intitle:…

Added by Irina Shamaeva on May 18, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Risks to Recruiters in Candidate Social Media

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…


Added by Darryl Moore on May 7, 2012 at 11:15am — 4 Comments

Ka-Ching! Big money deals with Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn

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

Can you find a job in 14 days?

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…


Added by Jennifer Howlett on May 2, 2012 at 12:22pm — No Comments

A Guide to Building an Effective LinkedIn Profile

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…


Added by Gregory Saukulak on April 26, 2012 at 2:08pm — No Comments

Resources for Veteran Candidates

This post was published to 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…


Added by Angela Covey on April 22, 2012 at 6:15pm — No Comments

Facebook Sourcing: BranchOut just hit 25 million users

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…


Added by Johnny Campbell on April 19, 2012 at 11:43am — No Comments

What will LinkedIn become?

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? 

Added by Christopher Poreda on March 28, 2012 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Social Recruiting Training and Boolean Search Training

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. …


Added by Jim Stroud on March 20, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Job Search 3.0: Strategies to Organize and Optimize Your Search (Part 3)

This final installment of Job Search 3.0 will highlight your digital footprint and it's affect on your job search, salary negotiations, my favorite sites for seekers, and how to finish your search strong.

Digital Footprint…


Added by Maisha Cannon on March 12, 2012 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Job Search 3.0: Strategies to Organize and Optimize Your Search (Part 2)

Imagine you have been gifted $20,000 towards the purchase of a new car. You begin to make your mental wish list. You narrow it down to 2 or 3 brands, a particular dealership, a top choice of color, your must have accessories, and a price range. If you didn't take these…


Added by Maisha Cannon on March 7, 2012 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Social State of Mind with CareerXroads

CareerXroad's 2012 Sources of Hire has hit the virtual shelves of our in-boxes and Twitter feeds, bringing fascinating findings about the current status of recruiting, and promising developments for the future.

In January 2012, authors Gerry Crispin and Mark Mehler interviewed staffing heads from small to mid-sized companies. The results correspond with the…


Added by Assaf Eisenstein on March 5, 2012 at 9:25am — 4 Comments

Monster Resume Database & Power Search: Has-been or Hidden Gem?

Monster Worldwide put out a press release yesterday to announce that they had…


Added by Johnny Campbell on February 17, 2012 at 4:14am — 2 Comments

L*nked*n and Why You need to be Prof*le Perfect…. (part *)

Time to reach into that special bag possessed by The Sourcers’ Apprentice, and again, lets start the first chorus of a song I know (yes, I do) we’ll be revisiting again (and again…) until everyone is properly and completely in tune. If you fill in the blanks above, astute people will know that the topic of the week is part 1 dedicated to L*nked*n (oh, its just too much fun writing it this way). “I” see the topic as one of those covered by many “Experts” but followed by few, as everyone has…


Added by Daniel J Smith on February 14, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

To recruit the best talent or grow your business, ask your mother’s advice.

A graphical representation of real friends versus online friends

(This post originally appeared on

Yesterday, I received a job offer through a LinkedIn email message. My first thought was that it was a scam, but I was already connected to the person so that made me…


Added by SkillStorm on February 9, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

8 Simple Steps to Improve the Return on your Passive Candidate Approaches

This blog originally appeared here on

The following is an extract…


Added by Johnny Campbell on February 7, 2012 at 12:17pm — 5 Comments

Social Share: The Power of Distribution in Job Advertising & Employer Branding

This blog originally appeared here on our site,

Do you advertise jobs or products/services? Are you blogging? If you think that just simply putting…


Added by Johnny Campbell on February 3, 2012 at 9:06am — No Comments

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