Seven Ways to Use LinkedIn to Mine for Talent - Slide 8

Email     |     Share  
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9
Next Seven Ways to Use LinkedIn to Mine for Talent-8 Next

Using LinkedIn to identify job candidates should be an ongoing process; rather than beginning to foster relationships only when you have an opening, you'll have networks in place already, with viable candidates whenever you need them.

If you're still using recruiters to find potential job candidates, it's time to join the 21st century and get on the social media train! Namely: LinkedIn. LinkedIn just keeps getting better and better--and continues to attract more professionals looking for employment and lucrative or beneficial contacts in the business world.
 
LinkedIn has earned a reputation as THE site for hardcore job seekers. As of September 2010, there were over 20 million monthly visitors to the site, and nearly 33 million U.S. members. The site is a veritable gold mine for entrepreneurs and small business owners as well as those looking for prospective employees.

This slideshow highlights seven ways that businesspeople can use LinkedIn to identify potential job candidates. These tips have been adapted from The Online Job Search Survival Guide by Sherrie A. Madia, Ph.D and Paul Borgese.

More Slideshows:


Eight Steps to Leveraging Social Networks in Your Job Search Eight steps to focus your online job search.

How Not to Follow Up After a Job Interview A rogues' gallery of infamously inappropriate follow-ups.

10 Steps to Tech Employment There was once a perception that working for the nation's largest companies equaled career stability. Not anymore.

 

Related Topics : LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, Electronic Surveillance

 
More Slideshows

Social14-190x128.jpg 10 Ways to Improve Your Social Media Security Policy and Posture

When phone calls, video conference information, pictures, chat logs, etc. are all stored in a central location via social media, a potential hacker has access to just about everything, quickly and easily. ...  More >>

Social13-190x128.jpg 5 Social Media Listening Tips for Retailers

Social media listening combines technology, data and analytics to become the latest addition to the marketing toolbox. ...  More >>

mobile77 5 Mobile Development Trends for 2016

Mobile devices are fueling the biggest revolution in how we live and work since the development of the PC and Internet. ...  More >>

Subscribe to our Newsletters

Sign up now and get the best business technology insights direct to your inbox.