Recruiters: Are you managing your time or is it managing you?

To successfully work in recruitment time management is key but with lots of different pressures on your time are you managing your time or is it managing you?

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5 top tips to writing a better job posting — Learnt from lousy candidates

How many job applications have you deleted today? 10? 20?

When I was actively recruiting for other employers, I was deleting about 50 job applications per day. That’s about 1,000 of them over a month.

If you are constantly reposting a job listing due to irrelevant response, you might like to do some reflection before hitting the publish button again.

In fact we are shown how not to do it almost every single minute — from your job applicants.

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How a recruiter got to 40,000 followers on Twitter

If you are serious about building your business, you should be on Twitter. The benefits for all professionals looking to build brand, enhance their profile, and create relationships are exceptional.

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Has the time come to pay for LinkedIn?

If you are a Recruiter and you are still using LinkedIn for free you have probably got a tough decision to make, either now or in the near future.

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Building a candidate acquisition strategy through social media

We all know the recruitment market is changing and we are now in a candidate driven market, but what have we really changed about our business and processes to adapt to this changing landscape?

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You can now see 3rd tier LinkedIn profiles… but it’s not all good news!

LinkedIn have just announced some significant changes to the visibility of profiles found via a keyword search.

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The truth about LinkedIn skills and endorsements

“Everyone knows Skill endorsements are a joke so why are LinkedIn persisting with them?

This was a question I was recently asked by a listener to my podcast LinkedInformed and my immediate response was… good question! It really got me thinking.

LinkedIn are more than capable of mistakes, glitches, and errors but something of this nature is clearly a strategic decision and on matters of strategy LinkedIn are usually very switched on.

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