All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Recruiting’

These Are The Top Business Skills Of The Year

This time of year, just about every major Internet service puts out some kind of look back at 2014. The search engines reveal the top trending searches of the year. The music streaming/download services reveal the hottest tunes. The social media services reveal additional insights. Few of these services, however, reveal information as potentially useful as this one. LinkedIn has …

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LinkedIn Talk Looks At How To Target The Best Candidates Before Your Competition Does

LinkedIn shared a series of videos businesses may find useful on its Talent Solutions YouTube channel. One looks at how to target the best candidates for your business before your competition does. Obviously it’s about LinkedIn Recruiter, and that’s not the only tool out there, but considering that LinkedIn has over 300 million members, it’s a pretty big one. The …

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LinkedIn Looks At ‘State Of Student Recruiting’

With the school year wrapping up, LinkedIn has decided to put together some data to paint us a picture (an infographic actually) of the state of student recruiting in 2014. According to the company, there are over 39 million students and recent grads on LinkedIn, and thousands of companies waiting to recruit them. “We decided to take a closer look …

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Watch This LinkedIn Webinar About Recruiting And Hiring Trends

LinkedIn recently held a webinar discussing the “latest buzz and talent trends” related to recruiting, staffing, and hiring. The company has now put it on YouTube for all to view. Lou Adler, CEO of The Adler Group, who LinkedIn calls a “recruiting expert,” discusses said buzz and trends based on stats from LinkedIn’s Talent Trends 2014 survey. Adler “tells you …

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LinkedIn Recruiter Gets Searchable Custom Fields

LinkedIn announced that it has made custom fields searchable in LinkedIn Recruiter, potentially making the search tool more useful for finding people based on very specific criteria. LinkedIn uses the example of a candidate who isn’t available until a certain date, and a recruiter that uses the custom field search to find him based on the noted date. To use …

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Get Better At Using LinkedIn Recruiter

LinkedIn is out to get people using LinkedIn Recruiter more by simply showing them how to take advantage of it better. The professional social network has begun a new video series called LinkedIn Minutes, which provide short tips on how to use different LinkedIn tools. The first sub-series of this is out, and deals with Recruiter: Presumably, LinkedIn will offer …

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LinkedIn Makes It Easier For Employers To Recruit Job Candidates Using Mobile Devices

LinkedIn has launched a couple of new products aimed at making it easier for employers to recruit new job candidates, specifically while on the go. They’ve expanded a couple of important recruiting tools to include mobile support, which should be pretty valuable for those seeking new hires. Work With Us and LinkedIn Recruiter are now available via mobile devices. Work …

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LinkedIn Mobile Gets Job Application Functionality

LinkedIn announced on Monday that it has added mobile job application functionality across its iOS and Android apps, as well as its mobile site. Those members seeking jobs will start seeing a new “Apply” button if the company they’re applying for collects applications with LinkedIn Recruiter. If the job poster collects applications through an ATS system, job candidates will see …

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Twitter CEO Commits Minor NCAA Recruiting Violation on His Own Service

When the top wide receiver prospect in the country decided to commit to the University of Michigan on Saturday, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo was excited. He was excited because he’s a University of Michigan man through and through. Not only did he graduate with his BS from the school, but he gave this year’s Spring commencement address to the graduating …

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NSA Recruiting Fiasco at U. Wisconsin

Last Tuesday, the NSA conducted a recruitment drive on the campus of the University of Wisconsin. Madiha Tahir, a journalist taking a language course at the university, stopped by to ask some uncomfortable questions. (Note: Tahir has posted a recording of the exchange, as well as a transcript, on her blog, The Mob and the Multitude.) “Do you consider Germany …

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LinkedIn Recruiter Gets A Homepage Update

LinkedIn has announced the launch a new home page for LinkedIn Recruiter, which introduces some new tools for hiring. There’s a new navigation bar with the Notifications feature, accessible via the flag icon at the top right. This will alert you to alerts you to job applies, new results for saved searches, completed hiring manager reviews and completed bulk resume …

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LinkedIn Makes It Easier For Recruiters To Identify Company Followers

LinkedIn announced the launch of a new feature for its LinkedIn Recruiter “Talent Pipeline” tools, which lets you identify and engage with company followers right from Recruiter itself. LinkedIn introduced Talent Pipeline back in April to make it easier for recruiters to stay organized. Here’s a rundown: “On LinkedIn, tens of millions of members are now following companies that interest …

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