Category: Tools

Get more referrals with a preconfigured LinkedIn contacts search link

Instead of asking hiring managers, employees, and other candidates “Who do you know?”, wouldn’t it be great to say “Here is a list of people you know who meet my requirements, which are the best?”?  With this LinkedIn.com hack, you can send a link to a pre-configured search that will show relevant 1st degree connections of whoever clicks it.

For example, here is a list of your 1st degree connections who are recruiters in Seattle.

Watch the video below (which has over 4,300 views), or read a more detailed explanation on my post on LinkedIn titled “This LinkedIn Hack will blow your mind (and quadruple your referrals)“:

Increase Sourcing Productivity – My SourceCon Dallas Presentation

As a Talent Community Manager, I focus on candidate engagement via outbound marketing. I recently traveled to SourceCon Dallas to share tips on how I increase pipeline quantity without sacrificing quality or candidate experience.

This presentation is best viewed in presentation mode. Click the link below to download the PowerPoint file in presentation view:

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Please contact me if you have any questions!

LinkedIn, please add this

I cross post a lot of jobs to LinkedIn groups.  The only problem is, LinkedIn’s sharing tool posts my jobs to the general discussion section of each group.  Group admins and members don’t like this.  If LinkedIn will add the option to specify shared posts as job discussions, everybody wins.  More job sharing by recruiters, more content for LinkedIn, and better candidate experience for LinkedIn group members.

Optimize Twitter and LinkedIn Profile Space

I do a lot of recruitment outreach via social media.  I have multiple Twitter accounts (@jubal_ince and @mscloudjobs), send about 100 LinkedIn InMails per day, and post heavily to LinkedIn groups, LinkedIn Answers, and I’m using Quora more and more.  This drives a lot of passive views of my social media profiles, so I make sure to optimize that space.

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