How to Use Facebook for Social Recruiting Messaging

  When it comes to sourcing and recruiting, you should not ignore the potential of Facebook given that it has 1.38B monthly active users and 890M daily active users. Also, you should know that according to Jobvite’s 2014 Job Seeker Nation Report, 76% of social job seekers found their current position through Facebook. ¬†Jobvite also found that while job seekers … Read More

LinkedIn Recruiter Search Result Discrepancies Explored

  Irina posted an interesting piece on discrepancies in search results between LinkedIn Recruiter and a free LinkedIn account which prompted me to do a little digging as I don’t think I’ve ever come across materially different results in actual use. While the discrepancies are definitely interesting, and I would love to know exactly what’s causing them, I don’t find … Read More

View Full Names on LinkedIn for Free with LIPPL

  I am pleased to share a cool and very practical free Chrome extension that allows you to quickly and easily view the public profiles of LinkedIn members beyond your 2nd degree network, thus showing you their full name. Victor Soroka first shared Lippl with me¬†back in January. I had the honor of meeting him while at LinkedIn’s Talent Connect … Read More

Keep Calm & Message On: LinkedIn Group Messaging Still Free

  There were a number of tweets, blog posts and online discussions late last week that stirred up a great deal of confusion over whether or not you would soon still be able to send free messages to fellow group group members on LinkedIn. I’ve got the straight dope from LinkedIn and will demonstrate with multiple screenshots what is still … Read More

Free LinkedIn Profile Optimization and Job Seeker Advice

I watched a YouTube video the other day in which someone was charging job seekers for LinkedIn profile optimization. It bothered me. While I appreciate capitalism and don’t fault people for recognizing and seizing an opportunity, I think that in today’s economy, job seekers deserve all of the help they can get, and the currently unemployed certainly don’t need another … Read More