LinkedIn’s Top Ranking Companies of 2017

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2017 has seen employers significantly up their game across all aspects of their business. LinkedIn have just released their 2017 Top Companies Ranking, listing the most successful companies across the US, Australia, Brazil, France, Germany, India and the UK.

The LinkedIn Apocalypse

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The opening scene, imagine that playing as we see the mighty LinkedIn crushing Chrome extension after Chrome extension in their path. Chrome LinkedIn Social Networking Source the Web Sourcing Talent Acquisition Featured

50 recruitment stats HR pros must know in 2017


50 recruitment statistics HR pros must know in 2017. Source: LinkedIn ). HR cloud solutions will constitute 50% or more of all HR technology spending by 2017. 87% of recruiters use LinkedIn , but only 55% use Facebook. Source: LinkedIn ).

LinkedIn Updates Unveil Some Slick New Features

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LinkedIn have received a fair share of backlash in the past few months. However, LinkedIn now seem to have done a U-turn, giving in to the pressure and bringing back some new and improved features of their own. Job Searches On LinkedIn Mobile.

Hard to Hire: Third-Party Recruiting & the State of Talent Acquisition Report


What if LinkedIn Disappeared?

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If LinkedIn disappeared tomorrow, depending on the day, it honestly might take me a few hours to notice. Not to diminish LinkedIn as one of the number one platforms to source from, but it’s just one of many tools sourcers use, and not always the best one for a given job.

Targeting Locations to Search on LinkedIn

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Have you ever wondered what all the cities and states are on LinkedIn that are hidden gems? As we have all come to know LinkedIn doesn’t always play nice on the playground and certainly does not make it easy for someone to be able to find that information in a quick and streamlined manner. (I

LinkedIn Is Set to Shut Down Groups API – Does This Matter?

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A few months ago, LinkedIn announced that as of July 2017, it would no longer support the LinkedIn Groups API. According to LinkedIn, “This means you will no longer be able to access content from or share content to, a LinkedIn Group through external platforms.

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Recruiting Through LinkedIn? Check Out These Top Changes

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When LinkedIn reported in late 2016 that they would be updating their website’s look and functionality, many were excited. Many were also worried: How would the changes affect recruiting? Would it be helped or hindered by the new design? Recruiting & Sourcing

7 Trends That Will Define Recruitment in 2017 (Infographic)

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LinkedIn has released their annual Global Recruiting Trends 2017 report. This is everything you need to know about recruiting in 2017: Source: The post 7 Trends That Will Define Recruitment in 2017 (Infographic) appeared first on Social Talent.

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Employer Branding: Using Social Media to Boost your Brand

Speaker: Audra Knight, Recruitment Operations Manager, Tenable

In this webinar, Audra Knight, Recruitment Operations Manager at Tenable, will help you optimize your company presence on the big three – Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. November 13 2017, 11AM PST, 2 PM EST, 7 PM ESTSocial Media is a powerful way to boost your brand.

Nymeria Shuts Down After LinkedIn Cease and Desist Letter

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The service that touted itself as the “best email finder for LinkedIn and GitHub” is no more. In light of a cease and desist letter from LinkedIn, Nymeria, probably best known for its Chrome extension, used by thousands and rated a 4.7

Finding Female Engineers on LinkedIn

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Diversity LinkedIn Niche Searches Outsourcing Recruiting & Sourcing Types Social Networking Sourcing STEM Searches Talent Acquisition Twitter FeaturedShout out to Jim Stroud for sparking this bit of creativity.

LinkedIn Strikes Back, and Truthfully Do You Blame Them?

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Well, LinkedIn has been hit pretty hard lately. LinkedIn Recruiter seats have been dropping like flies. Ever since Microsoft purchased LinkedIn , they are trying to pick up the pieces, and they are doing everything they can not to become another Monster or CareerBuilder fatality.

LinkedIn Introduces Pipeline Builder; Helps Employers Engage, Capture Passive Candidates


LinkedIn linkedinEmployers have been searching for effective ways to connect with passive candidates, or those who aren’t actively looking for employment, for years. Facebook likes and Twitter followers were popular for awhile.

Learn To Live Without LinkedIn and Attend More Events In 2017

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Don’t you just love New Year’s and the fresh, clean slate that it brings you? January means new beginnings and a full 365 days of continual self-improvement, right? Yeah, me neither.

How To: Search the New LinkedIn Search Interface (Properly) Using Field Commands

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That capability was removed for users of, forcing users (even those who already pay for LinkedIn) to upgrade to vastly expensive products like LinkedIn Recruiter. LinkedIn Recruiter search result, where using fields.

Huh? HR Chief: ‘Instagram is the New LinkedIn’


So when I recently read a story quoting the chief people officer at Jobvite saying “Instagram is the new LinkedIn,” to say I was taken aback would be an understatement. Advertising & Marketing facebook instagram linkedin salesforce

Here’s Who Made My ‘Nice List’ in 2017


Job Boards LinkedIn Social Media Management FeaturedIt’s that time of year again.

LinkedIn Unveils New Features for InMail, Mobile Job Search

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LinkedIn announced enhancements to its InMail product and mobile job search functionality today. LinkedIn Social Networking Sourcing Talent Acquisition Featured

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LinkedIn Launches Advertising Solution that Puts Your Ads on Sites Not Called LinkedIn


Ever since Microsoft acquired it last year , LinkedIn has been busy making up for a lot of lost ground to competitors like Facebook. Advertising & Marketing Facebook LinkedIn

The 10 Most Important People in HR Tech in 2017


Facebook Google HR News LinkedIn FeaturedI just love end-of-the-year lists.

Can LinkedIn Activity Predict When Staff Might Quit?

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Although not quite as alarming as the belligerent posturing between Donald and Kim , a San Francisco company HiQ Labs is filing a preemptive lawsuit against LinkedIn to protect their access to publicly available profiles on the networking platform. LinkedIn don’t like it, though.

Another Dating App Wants to Dethrone LinkedIn


LinkedIn FeaturedThe list of dating sites confident they can conquer the world of employment is long, and the list of failures and false starts is equally as long. Think of it as one big dating disaster. Not to be deterred, here come the aspirations of BumbleBizz.

Social Media For Employer Branding: 7 Tips To Promote Your Employer Brand On LinkedIn

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With more than 500 million members in over 200 countries and territories, LinkedIn is no doubt one of the world’s largest social and professional networking sites, making it a great talent attraction channel to add to your recruitment marketing machine. image credit: linkedin ).

Making The Most of “People You May Know” on LinkedIn

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It’s exactly the same with LinkedIn. LinkedIn will automatically suggest people you should connect with, based on mutual connections you may have, employment history and education. LinkedIn also uses data it collects from your phone to help it generate more accurate suggestions.

2017 Sourcing Challenge: The Answers

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Until you go and actually do a search for “Marketing Director” at Diageo in Australia and LinkedIn brings up nothing. LinkedIn will read this as Marketing AND Director. A quick scan of LinkedIn: Job title = President; Company = Genesys; Country = Brazil.

Relax, LinkedIn Is Not Blocking XRay Search, But It Is Implementing a Nearby Search Feature

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After a few months of rumors and speculation, LinkedIn officially announced a new version of their terms of service to its Privacy Policy and User Agreement via their blog. The changes will take place on June 7, 2017.

Take Control of Your LinkedIn Investment


LinkedIn is an amazing source of candidates. candidate sourcing recruitment marketing linkedinWith 500 million members, you are sure to find the right candidates for your jobs.

The Downfall of LinkedIn

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Since the beginning of 2017, drastic changes to the recruitment industry have been unveiled. One such tool would be number one professional network site: LinkedIn. LinkedIn has been a major player for the past decade , and with so much time and training developed on how to optimize your LinkedIn presence, this shift is about a 5 on the Richter scale for both candidates and recruiters alike.

LinkedIn Introduces Lead Generation Forms for its Mobile App Advertisers


Advertising & Marketing Facebook LinkedIn Mobile Twitter FeaturedGenerating leads advertising via mobile devices has historically been a challenge for marketers. Users are hesitant to click an advertisement that takes them off an app or site they’re visiting.

Meet the Startup That’s ‘Like LinkedIn InMail, Except You Get Paid’


“It’s like LinkedIn InMail, except you get paid!” Email Sourcing LinkedIn STEM Searches Featured” reads the top of ‘s web page.

LinkedIn Turns on Damage Control in Light of Google for Jobs, Underscores It’s Not Indeed


With all the chatter around Google putting a chokehold on , LinkedIn clearly wants to make sure people know it’s not in the crosshairs too. shared an email from its LinkedIn representative earlier this week. Google LinkedIn Featured

Judge Rules in Favor of hiQ – LinkedIn Can’t Block Startup from Scraping Public Profile Data

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A federal judge issued a huge setback for LinkedIn on Monday, ruling that LinkedIn can’t block the startup hiQ Labs from accessing public profile data. LinkedIn Social Networking Sourcing Talent Acquisition Featured

Angela Bortolussi’s Bold Predictions for 2017

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As much of a bold statement that is, big moves were made, recruiting giants like Monster and LinkedIn were sold, and trends from leading influencers came true. The recruiting landscape changed forever in 2016.

Judge Rules in Favor of hiQ – LinkedIn Can’t Block Startup from Scraping Public Profile Data

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A federal judge issued a huge setback for LinkedIn on Monday, ruling that LinkedIn can’t block the startup hiQ Labs from accessing public profile data.

Better Late Than Never: LinkedIn Will Soon Let You Upload Videos, Reveal Some Viewer Data


It’s about five years overdue, but news is spreading that LinkedIn’s 500 million users will soon be able to upload a video and share it. Branding Facebook LinkedIn Video Resumes Video Sourcing Featured

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