Recently I was talking with a friend about recruiting, and LinkedIn came up. I mentioned my success with the tool, and that led to some discussions around how to use it, what to do, how to connect, etc. In the video below I go over my tips for how to use a free LinkedIn account to recruit like a rockstar.
In the video I cover three key areas for the newbie or the advanced HR pro to take advantage of LinkedIn for recruiting.
- Searching LinkedIn with Google using the site:linkedin.com operator
- Crafting a connection message that people want to respond to
- Leveraging new contacts’ connections for referral purposes
Have you used LinkedIn for recruiting? What has been your experience? Any other questions I could answer?