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10 Reasons Why There Is a Disconnect On LinkedIn Between Recruiters and Candidates

Why do so many recruiters make wrong assumptions with regards to prospective candidates when they use LinkedIn? We all know what happens when you make assumptions, yet every single day, recruiters are making some huge ones directly regarding their target audience – candidates – on the world’s largest professional network, LinkedIn. And if you are […]

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How To Source Candidates Using Google Plus and Twitter [Recording]

  Google+ and Twitter are still being under-used by recruiters and sourcers looking to identify and engage with new candidates. There are huge advantages – 2.6 billion  - in using these platforms to identify prospective talent across all sectors, industries and in different countries. Yesterday I delivered a live webinar for Sourcecon (ERE), on the […]

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Why Are Recruiters Playing LinkedIn Hide And Seek?

As a recruiter or a sourcer, you want people (applicants, candidates, referrals etc) to find you, don’t you? You are at the very least using LinkedIn and maybe even some other social networks, so it isn’t as if you are being bashful with your digital presence, is it? So why are so many recruiters still playing […]

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Recruiters: Why Are You Not Using Facebook Graph Search?

  Hands-up if you subscribe to the theory, ‘Facebook is rubbish for recruiting’. Well you won’t be the only one, the majority of recruiters I come across seem to adopt this approach to the world’s largest social network. For many (especially Europeans), it is ‘private’ and restricted to their friends and family, and they leave […]

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Interesting Update > How Many LinkedIn Impostors Are You Connected To?

  Do you really know who you are connecting to on LinkedIn? I just want to share a LinkedIn invite I received this week that highlights something on LinkedIn, that you need to be aware of – impostors, fraudsters, spammers or whatever they choose to call themselves – do actually exist on the popular professional […]

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How Do You Approach A New Candidate For The First Time About A Job?

What do you open with when approaching a candidate for the first time, trying to get them interested in the new job your client/line manager has given you? Salary? Opportunity? Location? Company? Project content? And how exactly do you do this? Do you send them job details  via email? InMail? Text? Voicemail? Tweet? Facebook? Do you call […]