Your Mass InMail Messaging Sucks – Here’s How to Make it Better

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I received a tragic InMail on LinkedIn the other day. Yes, TRAGIC. Here’s a (slightly edited to protect the identity of the culprit) look at this sad, sad message: Searching for a job role in the city for a leading company. We are looking for someone who has done relevant work. If you do not have […]

Boost Your Employer Brand This Black Friday

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At Precisely 8pm on Thanksgiving Thursday, Americans all over the country lose their napkin bibs, slide out of their 5-course comas, and trade their silverware for shopping bags. That’s right folks – ready or not, Black Friday is coming. If you are like me you will do pretty much anything to avoid the hassle of […]

5 Easy Things Recruiters Can Do To Spice Up Their LinkedIn Profiles in the Next 20 Minutes

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Despite tales of doom and gloom for everyone’s favorite professional social network, LinkedIn is still kicking. Earlier this year it went through a massive appearance overhaul, and, as recently as this month, it was reported that 3.4 million candidates are signaling to recruiters they’re open for jobs. In the same way it doesn’t seem like anything can touch Facebook’s […]

Tapping Into the Power of LinkedIn Connections

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As a recruiter, the power of your connections on LinkedIn starts with building a strong and robust network. If you are in the recruiting business—chances are if you are reading this—you probably have a vast network of people you have connected with on LinkedIn. However, if you are not utilizing your connections through networking and […]

What LinkedIn’s Redesign Means For You As A Talent Acquisition Pro

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Recently, the most prominent career-focused social networking site LinkedIn underwent its first major redesign in quite some time. As a talent acquisition pro, hopefully, you’re a power user of the platform, either in its free iteration or with a Recruiter seat. With such a drastic change in design and functionality, you’re probably wondering how the […]

Title Fight: A Showdown Between LinkedIn and Indeed

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LinkedIn v. Indeed. The ultimate showdown between the two most prolific resume and candidate search platforms on the web today. As a recruiter or talent acquisition leader, these two sites should be a large part of your strategy in looking to attract the best talent possible. Whether or not you have a large advertising budget […]

Recruiting: The Race To The Finish

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In the recruiting industry you can break down the process of attracting candidates to your open position into three simple steps: 1.       Discovery 2.       Research 3.       Apply Discovery is the first step: the step where candidates find that your position is available.  This is also when you have to discover how you’re going to find […]

The Art of Social Media Posting: Unleashing LinkedIn’s Limited Power

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Your favorite how-to social media posting series is back, complete with shameless self-promotion! ICYMI, during the first installment we delved into sharing links on Facebook—a niche topic with a lot to discuss. On this edition, we’ll be sharing a broader spectrum of information: posting to LinkedIn. The reason for the broad topic is because LinkedIn simply doesn’t have as much […]