What Your Potential Sales Rep’s Social Media May Reveal: A Guide for Hiring Managers

By Samantha Neumann 60% of employers use social media as a means to screen potential job candidates, according to the recently released 2016 Social Media Recruitment Survey conducted by CareerBuilder.com. After polling some 2,000 hiring managers and Human Resources professionals, along with over 3,000 American workers, the study found that the majority of those responsible for […]

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New LinkedIn Rule: Search for Free Until You Can’t

by Jim Stroud LinkedIn, the No. 1 social network used by recruiters and sourcers around the world, is changing the game; it has decided to give it all away for free. This is a direct quote from their website: As part of our ongoing efforts to make search on LinkedIn more relevant and powerful for you, […]

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The 25 Hottest Skills That Got People Hired in 2014

by Sohan Murthy   Believe it or not, 2014 is almost over and 2015 is right around the corner. With a new year comes new opportunities, and around this time we at LinkedIn are typically asked the following question: “Who’s getting hired and what are they doing?” To get to an answer, we analyzed the […]

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How Employers Use Social Media To Screen Applicants [INFOGRAPHIC]

    We all know recruiters use social media to screen candidates on a daily basis. But how are they doing this? The good folks down at Reppler recently conducted a survey of 300 professionals who are involved in the hiring process at their company to understand the use of social networks for screening job applicants. […]

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Take a Fascinating Fresh Look at Human Behavior in the Workplace

By Gail Miller Like many people in the business of  “human” resources, I’ve always been fascinated by what makes people tick — especially in the workplace. That’s why the book, Sensation: The New Science of Physical Intelligence by Professor Thalma Lobel was a fascinating read. The author explores how our personal and professional behavior and […]

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How Should Our Organization Be Using Social Tools in Our Recruiting?

Social recruiting is a big umbrella, so this is tough to answer. But there are a lot of tools you can use. As with anything, the key is to prioritize your efforts around getting the biggest bang for your buck. Here are a few starter points: 1. Get active on Facebook, Google Plus, Twitter, LinkedIn and other […]

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