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LinkedIn Looks At ‘State Of Student Recruiting’

LinkedIn Looks At ‘State Of Student Recruiting’

By Chris Crum May 29, 2014

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 …

LinkedIn Mobile Gets Job Application Functionality 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 …

Twitter CEO Commits Minor NCAA Recruiting Violation Twitter CEO Commits Minor NCAA Recruiting Violation

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 …

NSA Recruiting Fiasco at U. Wisconsin 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 …

LinkedIn Recruiter Gets A Homepage Update 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 …

LinkedIn Makes Improvements To Recruiting Tools LinkedIn Makes Improvements To Recruiting Tools

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 …

LinkedIn Gives Career Pages An Overhaul LinkedIn Gives Career Pages An Overhaul

LinkedIn announced today that it has updated its Career Pages to make it easier to “show off your unique employer brand”. “As with many LinkedIn products, our goal is to make both our members and talent acquisition customers more successful,” …

Oracle Acquires SelectMinds, Launches More Products Oracle Acquires SelectMinds, Launches More Products

Oracle announced that it is acquiring cloud-based talent sourcing app maker SelectMinds. The company’s apps provide tools for businesses in recruiting, hiring, and employee social connections. “Recruiting candidates through employee referrals is widely acknowledged as the most effective method to …

TalentBin Scours The Web For The Perfect Workers TalentBin Scours The Web For The Perfect Workers

TalentBin, a new service to help recruiters find suitable job candidates, is launching today and it hopes to turn the entire web into a talent-sourcing database. TalentBin is founded on the principle that, instead of putting out a notice and …

LinkedIn The Top Social Network For Recruiting LinkedIn The Top Social Network For Recruiting
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Bullhorn Reach released a new “Social Recruiting Activity Report,” finding that LinkedIn rules the roost in terms of social networks most used by employers for recruiting purposes. Not a huge surprise, given the nature of LinkedIn. The firm measured LinkedIn, …

Twitter Recruiting Video Is Cheesy, Awesome Twitter Recruiting Video Is Cheesy, Awesome
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Twitter’s new recruiting video is suffering from something of a split personality. It is both purposely cheesy, but it still shines through as being awesome; or, even better, horribly awesome. Furthermore, the social media platform is indeed hiring and this …

Obama Campaign Recruits Volunteers With Two New Ads Obama Campaign Recruits Volunteers With Two New Ads

In what campaign officials are calling a “tiny” ad buy, President Barack Obama is launching the first television ads of his reelection bid. The ads are a test to see if television is a good way to find volunteers for …

89% of U.S. Companies Will Use Social Networks For Recruiting 89% of U.S. Companies Will Use Social Networks For Recruiting
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Jobvite released an interesting report looking at employers’ use of social media in the recruiting process. The biggest takeaway, as illustrated above, is that 89% of U.S. companies will use social networks for recruiting. That’s a lot. However, it also …

LinkedIn Recruiter Gets New Search Filter Features

LinkedIn has launched new search filter features for LinkedIn Recruiter. The company has taken advanced search and refinement filters that have been available, and added them to some new places.

LinkedIn Gets an App to Display Portfolios

There is a new LinkedIn app called Creative Portfolio Display. The app lets users in creative industries like advertising, fashion, design, architecture, film, photography, and digital media, access tools to manage and showcase their portfolios.

LinkedIn Continues Adding Features to Recruiter
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LinkedIn has added several features to its Recruiter platform. These include real-time profile matches, mini profiles, and free InMails to 1st degree and fellow group members.

Monster Talks Up its New Search Technology
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Popular jobs site Monster.com has introduced a new semantic search technology called 6Sense, which it says delivers "precision matches" for job seekers and employers. The technology powers Monster’s Power Resume Search, Candidate Spotlight and Seeker Job Search.