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How to Find Talent on LinkedIn

Start at the Source: How to Find Talent on LinkedIn LINKEDIN BY THE NUMBERS 332,000,000 +in People who use LinkedIn 2 new LinkędIn members every second 187,000,000 Number of unique monthly visitors 200 Countries and territories served by Linkedin 2 out of 5 users check LinkedIn on a daily basis 17 minutes a month average time user spends on Linkedin 2015 LINKEDIN RECRUITING TRENDS 92% in LinkedIn continues to be the dominant recruiting network compared to Facebook and Twitter Companies that use platforms such as Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook to recruit candidates Preferred Channels for Promoting Talent General social media 47% Word of mouth 49 % Social professional networks 61% Company website 76% of professionals are open to switching jobs BUT ONLY 75% of companies are recruiting passive candidates (those who aren't actively seeking a new job) 61% 3 out of 4 fully-employed LinkedIn members are passive candidates RECRUIT REBOOT: TIPS FOR BETTER LINKEDIN RECRUITING CREATE A COMPANY PAGE It can add value and credibility. Pick the right profile picture. Make sure your profile is complete. Stay active. DAILY NEWS Write a descriptive headline. Share relevant news, Choose a banner image that stands out. company updates, and árticles. O 14x Just having a picture makes LinkedIn profile 14 times more likely to be viewed by others. Include keywords in your profile. Participate in discussions. linkedin.com/in/ Optimize your LinkedIn URL. Promote jobs or events through status updates. Like - Comment 1 minute ago Keep the page current. WHIP UP A PERFORMANCE-BASED JOB DESCRIPTION APPLY Describe the objectives, not the person or skills you're looking for. Users can post jobs on LinkedIn for a fee or informally post them at no cost within groups and via status updates. CHECK OUT WHAT YOUR COMPETITION IS UP TO What information can you glean from a competitor's page? What are similar companies doing? INVESTIGATE NEW GROUPS Research LinkedIn's Groups Directory. Find appropriate groups to join. Consider starting and managing your own group. Follow, start, and engage in relevant conversations. COMMUNICATE WITH CANDIDATES ?? Consider setting up a phone call. When candidates engage or ask questions, řešpond promptly. PERSONALIZE MESSAGES AND SEND TIMELY RESPONSES 37% SEND INVITATION REPLY Take the time to personalize messages. Personalized InMails receive 37% higher response rates and increase the likelihood of a hire. Commit to responding within 24 hours. Highlight mutual čonnections. Consider asking a shared connection to make an introduction. NURTURE PASSIVE CANDIDATES Many LinkedIn users aren't actively looking for another job, but may be interested if there is a new opportunity. UTILIZE "UPDATE ME" x 150 UPDATE ME Update Me allows Recruiter users to be informed about changes to a prospect. LinkedIn Recruiter users can get updates on up to 150 profiles. PAY ATTENTION TO THE NUMBERS Track and measure the progress of job posts. Rework and refine your plan to reflect those metrics. Monitor where candidates come from. Consider using LinkedIn's Talent Brand Index. REFER TO ESTABLISHED EMPLOYEES FOR GREAT RECOMMENDATIONS Check out other people in your employees' networks. Consider implementing an employee referral proğram. LinkedIn has quickly risen to the top of the recruiting chain. With its millions of users and targeted groups, this social platform is a key tool to hiring top talent, establishing your talent brand, and nurturing talent. adweek.com business.linkedin.com linkedin.com mindtools.com socialtalent.co talent.linkedin.com theundercoverrecruiter.com expandedramblings.com forbes.com recruitingdivision.com slideshare.net socialmediaexaminer.com yourerc.com interoadvisory.com Brought to you by: In partnership with: The all in AKKEN Clouddb GHERGICH&Co.

How to Find Talent on LinkedIn

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