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HOW TO: Find Recruiters on LinkedIn

HOW TO: Find Recruiters on Linkedln Use LinkedIn's Advanced Search Function Step 1: Title Field (Current) Enter this Search String: "candidate OR diversity OR employee referral OR employment OR headhunter OR recruiter OR recruiting OR recruitment OR search OR sourcer OR sourcing OR staffing OR talent" Not in an English speaking country? Try this string in your own language. Consider local terms for recruiters. India > 110K U.S. > 550K Results UK > 90K Step 2: Industry Field Linkedin requires members to choose one industry for their profile. About 25% óf U.S. recruiters choose either "Staffing & Selection" or "Human Resources." Staffing & Selection Human Resources Other Industry Terms Linkedin can be simultaneously searched on several industries. Choose "Staffing & Selection," "Human Resources," and other choices relevant to your career to maximize the number recruiters returned in results. - 95K - 55K - 400K Step 3: Relationship Field To maximize the number of recruiters returned in results, check 1st Connections, 2nd Connections, Groups, and 3rd + Everyone Else. Some menus offer the option to check "All." 100% 3rd 2nd Groups ALL 1st Keywords help you find recruiters who don't list their speciálty in Linkedln's Industry Field. Step 4: Keyword Field Enter industry terms, functional areas of expertise, etc. Example 1: energy OR oil OR gas Example 2: energy OR alternative energy OR wind Example 3: energy OR alternative energy OR solar Example 2 Example Example Step 5: Company Field (Current) If you want to understand the recruiting organization of a target company: f 8+ 1. Use Step 1 above. it 2. Check "All" for Industry. 3. Enter the company's name in the Company field and select "Current." > 280 Results > 470 Results >1,300 Results Step 6: Limiting Excessive Results in Add Fields & Experiment! Add Keywords Add Location From the Blog by Donna Svei, Executive Resume & Linkedin Profile Writer

HOW TO: Find Recruiters on LinkedIn

shared by donnasvei on Jul 18
A simple, illustrated six-step process for finding corporate and third party recruiters on LinkedIn who specialize in your industry and/or expertise.


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