LinkedIn’s Worst Content

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I was speaking with my faux-scouser colleague Scott Burnett yesterday about the pitfalls of sharing content on LinkedIn. Given the dearth of talent, you may have noticed a number of his “creative” LinkedIn posts designed to grab your attention for roles he’s recruiting.

How to Double Your LinkedIn Connections (Infographic)

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Although having a super-network of connections on LinkedIn doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re a rockstar recruiter, it certainly doesn’t hurt when you’re trying to get your content in front of as many eyes as possible!

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

Are You One of LinkedIn’s Most Predictable Recruiters?

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LinkedIn has scoured the millions of user profiles on their site to create a list of the qualities that all the boring, lazy recruiters choose. These are the top 10 buzzwords that recruiters use when crafting their LinkedIn profiles: 1. The Ninja's JUMBO Guide to LinkedIn (Part One).

How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

sent on LinkedIn to get a. How Recruiters Can. Create a Predictable. Candidate Pipeline Every organization has two critical pipelines that fuel the. success of its business. The first, and probably most well. known to the masses, is the sales pipeline, which is so.

Content Search on LinkedIn

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Not many LinkedIn users are aware of this functionality, but this is a great way to discover if anyone has mentioned your name, your project, has shared your articles and any related comments they are adding on LinkedIn. LinkedIn Recruiting & Sourcing Types Social Networking Social Sourcing & Recruiting Source the Web Sourcing Sourcing Function Talent Acquisition Featured

LinkedIn Skills is Back!

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Back in October 2015, the eagle-eyed Irina Shamaeva noticed that (after killing the popular and extremely useful LinkedIn Skills product back in 2013), LinkedIn had introduced a new skills section to it’s lesser known Topics pages. How to Find LinkedIn Topics.

LinkedIn Groups’ Long-overdue Update

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LinkedIn Groups have always felt like an afterthought. LinkedIn FeaturedThey’re sort of like the guest room that gets a lot of initial attention, but sits there collecting dust because so few people come to visit.

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LinkedIn Updates EVERY Recruiter Needs to Know (Part One)

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Yes, today we’re taking a look back over the first half of the year and giving you all the information you really need to know about some of LinkedIn’s most important product and feature updates of 2016. “Next Generation” LinkedIn Recruiter.

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.

13 Signs of Inefficient Recruiting

deep integrations with the leading job boards and career sites like LinkedIn, Indeed, CareerBuilder, Monster, and Glassdoor, you can get your jobs posted across all channels with.

Utilizing Your Preexisting LinkedIn Database

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You probably hop on LinkedIn Recruiter or Indeed and start a new search. I bet you aren’t searching your first-degree connections on LinkedIn, though. You can send them a free InMail or send them something over LinkedIn Messaging that shows up just like a Facebook message. A new req opens, and you need to find people. Where do you go first? Why not? You are already connected to these people. You have their email. You sometimes have their phone number.

LinkedIn Hack: How to Convert Your Profile Views into Candidates

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Be honest – you love to see who’s looking at your Linkedin profile, don’t you? However, if you’re a recruiter, there’s far more that you can do with discovering who is viewing your LinkedIn profile (besides feeling smug for being so popular, obviously.).

LinkedIn Recruiter Search Result Discrepancies Explored

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LinkedIn search results can be different across free and premium accounts, including Recruiter. If you were to search for (games OR gaming OR game) instead of “computer games,” you get 494 results for both a free account and LinkedIn recruiter.

10 LinkedIn Groups Every Recruiter Should Join

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LinkedIn is the most used social network platform by recruiters as it’s a goldmine for sourcing hard-to-find talent. However, one of the features not used enough by recruiters are LinkedIn Groups! So those are our 10 favourite LinkedIn Groups for recruiters.

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17 Features Every ATS Must Have

Built By Recruiters for Employers The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System Newton Software, Inc. © | 415-593-1189 | sales@newtonsoftware.com What is an ATS? Why do you need an ATS? What are the key features every ATS should have? How do I narrow down my ATS vendor list?

Keep Calm & Message On: LinkedIn Group Messaging Still Free

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There were a number of tweets, blog posts and online discussions late last week that stirred up a great deal of confusion over whether or not you would soon still be able to send free messages to fellow group group members on LinkedIn. Screenshots: LinkedIn InMails to Fellow Group Members.

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Giving LinkedIn Premium a Side Step

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Hands up if you have still managed to resist the need to pay for Premium LinkedIn products? I wouldn’t expect many hands, in this day and age of commercialised, share market floated, LinkedIn. Give LinkedIn Premium a try…” Ooooh LinkedIn you tease !

LinkedIn Groups Finally Get an Update

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LinkedIn Groups have always felt like an afterthought. LinkedIn Recruiting & Sourcing Types Social Networking Social Sourcing & Recruiting Source the Web Sourcing Sourcing Function Talent Acquisition Featured

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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

The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

Built By Recruiters for Employers The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System Newton Software, Inc. © | 415-593-1189 | sales@newtonsoftware.com What is an ATS? Why do you need an ATS? What are the key features every ATS should have? How do I narrow down my ATS vendor list?

How to Get Unlimited LinkedIn InMails

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What does LinkedIn’s new InMail policy mean for you? If you have a premium account with LinkedIn and haven’t been living under a rock, you are aware of LinkedIn’s InMail policy change which will, for most people, reduce the total number of InMails they are able to send.

The LinkedIn Inspirational Meme Pandemic

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As recruiters, a fair proportion of our lives is spent staring at the familiar blue and grey screen of LinkedIn. Once upon a time, LinkedIn was a platform to connect with past colleagues, headhunt candidates, map competitors, and share the occasional relevant job.

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.

Are LinkedIn and Facebook Merging?

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A lot of phone calls and even more LinkedIn messages. But the new LinkedIn messaging centre hasn’t helped things. But then I realised that many, many recruiters behave in exactly the same way, but just on LinkedIn instead of Facebook.

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. Social Media is a powerful way to boost your brand.

LinkedIn’s New Non-Boolean Search Functionality

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I originally published this post on LinkedIn, but am reposting here to ensure my blog readers catch it. LinkedIn claims Recruiter’s new search “learns as you go,” dynamically adjusting suggested synonymous and related search terms as you enter new terms.

Insights from LinkedIn’s 2015 Global Recruiting Survey

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While I’m going to share a few of the insights from the Global Recruiting Trends e-book (including the job boards vs. social recruiting), I highly encourage you to compare them with LinkedIn’s country specific recruiting and staffing e-books (Southeast Asia, Australia, India, U.K.,

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Become The Most Popular Recruiter on LinkedIn

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How to Build and Nurture a Following on LinkedIn. LinkedIn is a recruiter’s bread and butter. Make sure you can be easily found on LinkedIn. LinkedIn members who participate in groups have more profile views than those who don’t.

Top Misspellings in Current LinkedIn Job Titles

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But did you know that a misspelling on your LinkedIn profile can be twice as damaging to your hire-ability as well as your credibility? Your LinkedIn Professional Headline is the most visible part of your profile. Top Misspellings in Current LinkedIn Job Titles.

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

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The Recruiter’s Guide to LinkedIn Publishing and Pulse

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If you are a frequent user of LinkedIn, you will have probably come across the LinkedIn Publishing Platform and the Pulse product. LinkedIn’s Publishing Platform enables members to share content (think blog posts) with their professional connections.

Microsoft Closes LinkedIn Buy; LinkedIn’s CEO Drops Hints at What’s to Come

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Microsoft and LinkedIn officially sealed the deal Wednesday morning, closing its $26.2 LinkedIn Featuredbillion acquisition. The official status comes almost after news first broke of the acquisition.

How to: Find Top Talent on LinkedIn (Infographic)

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How do you use LinkedIn to search for candidates? For many recruiters LinkedIn is their go to resource for finding top talent to fill their roles, but we can guarantee that the way you search will be different from your colleague and completely different from a recruiter in another country.

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

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

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