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LinkedIn

LinkedIn Experiments With Location Based Updates

Venturebeat has reported that LinkedIn is experimenting with location based updates to help users connect with people in their area. The Venturebeat article cites LinkedIn developers Mauroof Ahmed and Moses Ting as the sources of the information. In one quote, Ahmed described the location…

Uncategorized

2 More Startups Targeting Passive Candidates

Speaking of pipelines, passives, and prospects: there’s more where that came from. Two new recruiting technology companies are launching with passive candidates in mind. The Crowd Works is out of London. It says it has “been working for almost two years…

Candidate Engagement

Who’s driving, candidates or employers?

It’s a job seekers’ market, but hiring managers haven’t yet fully adjusted to the change, with 40% of them taking almost a month to make an offer, only to find out in many cases that their candidate is turning them…

LinkedIn

Are you a LinkedIn Inmail spammer?

Yesterday, we shared several new LinkedIn updates. The big change that will be affecting LinkedIn Recruiter users is the fact that LinkedIn will soon start punishing users who have Inmail response rates below 13%. Here are the details of the…

Employee Branding

Walk It Back: The Content Value Litmus Test

Editor’s note: Most of our content focuses on candidate identification. This piece is for our readers who also hold employer branding responsibilities within their organizations.  Everybody (and I mean everybody) is talking about content and how it can impact business,…

Search Techniques

Is Reality TV an Oxymoron?

Recruiter chatter this week has been wild about the toprecruiter.tv program. I’ve never watched the show, so I can’t comment on it’s entertainment value, but I can shed some light into the claimed audience size, social following, and web footprint….