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Finding LinkedIn Profiles on Google

Finding LinkedIn Profiles on Google Finding LinkedIn profiles on Google doesn’t have to be complicated, as Google indexes LinkedIn public pages. Getting your strings in a twist? Don’t worry! Writing complex Boolean Strings can be both time consuming and difficult, especially for those new to sourcing. Member profiles that are public have either “/in” or “/pub” in their

The 8 Worst LinkedIn Crimes

I’m sure we have all come across a profile on LinkedIn that has made us raise an eyebrow, or roll an eye. Siobhan, a member of our research team here at SMS, has written a great list of the 8 worst LinkedIn crimes. Hopefully you don’t recognise any indiscretions as you scroll through the list!  

X-Ray Searching On XING

  Recently, more and more of our clients have asked us to source candidates primarily on XING. Now, you can opt to pay for the premium account to use the advanced search option, but there are ways to search with a free account. However, while searching for German speaking candidates, it became apparent that there

The Power of LinkedIn: Engaging with your followers

The Power of LinkedIn: Engaging with your followers LinkedIn is now the third-fastest growing social network behind Instagram and Reddit. So how can you take advantage of the increased interest in LinkedIn to engage with your followers? Here are some key points to consider when sharing content with your companies’ followers. Think about your content

Recruiters – do you need a LinkedIn profile?

I’m not asking whether you need a Premium or Recruiter license. I mean any type of LinkedIn profile. Let’s consider the main reasons recruiters use LinkedIn – can the same results be achieved without a profile? NB – One important thing to remember – around 50% of the UK working population have a LinkedIn profile

Taking social media relationships offline

OK so you’ve got connected on LinkedIn with lots of the people you want to know because, let’s face it, a huge proportion of people will accept your invitation if you look useful and/or relevant. How do you now take these relationships offline? It’s changed over the last 5 years. When we first started doing

Give on LinkedIn before you expect anything in return

In David Meerman Scott’s book ‘The New Rules of Marketing & PR’, which I read around a year ago on holiday in Mallorca before starting Gordon BDM, he talks about the concept of giving away free information – thought leadership, exclusive stats or just expertise – without asking for anything in return. It must have stuck
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