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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Part 3: Hooking the Big Purple Bass – How To Get The Conversation Going (FREE Message Template)

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In Parts 1 + 2 we talked about “Profersonalizing” your social media accounts and posts to attract the perfect big, purple bass. If you did, then you probably already have a few quality fish circling and following your pages. Aren’t you glad you gave them something to nibble at? Now it’s time to reach out […]

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 […]

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 […]

How To Make LinkedIn Your Online Portfolio

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Do you plan to build your own website to display the awesome work you do? How long have you been thinking about it? When are you actually going to make it happen? If you’re like me, you have great intentions to brand yourself with a personal website, but finding the time to make it happen […]