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.

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

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

Leverage your LinkedIn Profile for your Career

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Are you wondering why your LinkedIn profile did not help you in furthering your career goals so far? Do you have a LinkedIn profile which is incomplete? The post Leverage your LinkedIn Profile for your Career appeared first on Recruitment Juice.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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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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.

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 !

Update on LinkedIn People Search

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As of two days ago, search operators (that I have covered in previous posts) have stopped working on LinkedIn. As always, we will be looking into alternative ways for Recruiters and Sourcers to overcome LinkedIn limitations. You can X-Ray LinkedIn for current company and job title.

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 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.

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?

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 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.

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.

Four Major LinkedIn Sourcing Hacks

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Here are some LinkedIn Sourcing News. In case you haven’t noticed: LinkedIn has quietly introduced a “People” tab to its Company pages, like this one: [link]. (It The linkedin.com/company/*/people pages do accept LinkedIn search operators !

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?

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 Acquires Employee Engagement Platform Glint

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LinkedIn has signed an agreement to acquire Glint, an employee-engagement platform that aims to deliver insights to improve employee satisfaction, happiness, and performance. LinkedIn Featured

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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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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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.

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.

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

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.

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

engineering position using job boards like LinkedIn, Indeed and Glassdoor. The next. wave of. AI-led. recruiting Four ways machines are enabling their. human counterparts to hire smarter. 2A lly O | T h e n ex t. w av e o f A I- le d r e cr u it in g Introduction 3.

Linkbook: The Linkedin Evolution

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By now most LinkedIn users have likely noticed that the network is becoming more like Facebook. When LinkedIn started, it was an invitation-only social network. Posts were limited to LinkedIn Groups. Facebook LinkedIn Featured

LinkedIn Represents Over 60% of U.S. Non Farm Employment

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In certain sourcing and recruiting circles, it’s in vogue to say that you shouldn’t rely heavily on LinkedIn for your talent acquisition needs. LinkedIn’s latest stats claim 93M+ U.S. LinkedIn Represents Over 60% of U.S.

Phone a Friend from LinkedIn Recruiter

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Playing with LinkedIn today I stumbled on a helpful link to a feature that does not currently exist. Until they take this down you see for yourself from this link: LinkedIn Search Techniques Semantic Search Social CVs Social Networking Social Sourcing & Recruiting Source the Web Sourcing Sourcing Function Talent Acquisition Telephone Sourcing Web scraping Featured

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

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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.

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

INCLUDING LINKEDIN)70 % AD PLACEMENT. LINKEDIN) POST OUT. RECRUITER ENGAGEMENT PLATFORM HARD TO HIRE: 2018 THIRD-PARTY RECRUITING &. THE STATE OF TALENT ACQUISITION SURVEY / 2 /. WHAT’S IN THIS REPORT?