LinkedIn is a premier (translation: expensive) tool for recruiters created as a professional social networking website and has evolved into a major source for recruiting candidates. LinkedIn’s search functions, job posting feature, groups, and messaging make connecting with the right candidates in a professional way fast and easy. LinkedIn wants its users to spend all…

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It’s tempting. The services that IT recruiting firms provide can be convenient and have helped out many a corporate during a recruiting crunch. But the same sourcing and screening tools that are used by IT recruiting firms are equally accessible to the time-constrained corporate recruiter, and they are becoming indispensable. While existing tools are constantly…

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LinkedIn, like other major social recruiting platforms, is always evolving to attract its audience of professionals, employers, recruiters, and job seekers. Anyone with a LinkedIn profile should make it a habit to check LinkedIn blogs regularly (daily or weekly) to keep up with changes and beta features. If you’re a recruiter or owner of a…

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LinkedIn is the business-oriented social network for active and passive job seekers, recruiters, companies, and career professionals to present their profiles and connect with each other. It boasts a huge candidate database and some incredible recruiting tools, available for a steep price. But that price fetches some super-effective features with LinkedIn Recruiter such as InMail…

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You’re on LinkedIn as an IT staffing resource. You find IT candidates on LinkedIn. But like anything, it could be better, couldn’t it? It would be great if you could find even more candidates with LinkedIn as part of your IT staffing strategy, more great candidates with the passion and skills and culture fit that…

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The use of the big three social media networks, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter, are gaining traction in the recruitment and selection process, with LinkedIn taking the lead. Studies show that almost half of recruiters using social media for the recruitment and selection process use LinkedIn exclusively, but Twitter followers are almost 3 times more likely…

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LinkedIn has been making improvements to one of its premium products, LinkedIn Recruiter, Hand Pressing Like Button 11718554 resized 600 giving subscribers more reasons to use LinkedIn for IT staffing, including a new look for Recruiter homepage. With the goal of wooing IT recruiters and job seekers alike away from paper resumes and job boards…

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LinkedIn is the undisputed champ of all social media for recruitment tools. What about other popular options? Search engines like AltaVista and AOL are a distant memory if you remember searching for information online in the mid-1990s. But when Google came on the scene, it firmly lodged itself in the American technology vernacular as both…

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Social media for recruitment offers a platform, or level playing field, where recruiters can attract and engage top talent regardless of status, gender, age religious beliefs, and sexual orientation. Or… perhaps we should look again? Companies are aware that simply posting job descriptions is not going to attract impressive credentials. Successful recruitment through social media…

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Does your LinkedIn strategy for recruiting candidates consist of searching target companies and sending one inmail after another? Is your acceptance rate low and depressing? Do your job postings get lost in the now crowded LinkedIn space? Then you are not maximizing the features and benefits of LinkedIn for recruiting candidates! LinkedIn is a fantastic…

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