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A Word On LinkedIn Groups

We took inspiration from our past whitepaper on LinkedIn Groups and have taken an updated look at the functionality. Setting up LinkedIn groups and maintaining and keeping members engaged is a challenge. However, if played to an advantage online communities can bring reap rewards.   According to LinkedIn, LinkedIn Groups, “provide a place for professionals

Specialist Social Media Sites

One of our Social Media Analysts, Jen, takes a look at some of the specialist social media sites that exist for niche interests. As the popularity of Social Media continues to grow, finding like minded individuals in a growing online network becomes much more difficult. While a major selling point for big player sites like

Tips for LinkedIn Networking

LinkedIn networking can seem daunting, so we pulled together a few tips to making the most of the social network. Security settings exist for a reason: to limit spam and to keep social media platforms as a safe way to interact with others online. While we can all agree that this is a useful feature,

How to use your LinkedIn Signal

LinkedIn’s new private job post functionality – your LinkedIn Signal You can now share your interest in a new role (your ‘LinkedIn signal’) with recruiters for 90 days. You can turn this off or update your LinkedIn signal to recruiters at any time. After 90 days, LinkedIn will stop sharing your interests so that your information

History of Social Media Recruitment

History of Social Media Recruitment Social Media recruitment is not a new concept – Facebook is now over a decade old – yet for a company not utilising Social Media for recruiting top talent, it is revolutionary. As social platforms have grown, search functions have become more sophisticated and have changed the ways in which

Recipe for the Perfect LinkedIn Profile

Your LinkedIn profile doesn’t have to be complicated In saying that, having a stellar profile is really important, so if you feel you’re not up to scratch, why not see what recipe we use for a great LinkedIn profile. Add a background image so your Linked profile is distinctive –  your marketing department may have stock photos you could use

Boolean Search Cheat Sheet

Siobhan, one of our Social Media Analysts at Social Media Search, recently put together this Boolean Search Cheat Sheet for a training session we ran. As it is a great introduction in to the world of sourcing, it seemed like the ideal piece to share! Boolean Search Boolean is a type of search which allows

3 Chrome Extensions you need to know about

3 Chrome Extensions you need to know about Want to get the best out of your search? There are tons of tools available to help with sourcing and we’ve linked 3 of our current favourite Chrome Extensions below. Facebook/LinkedIn search by Shane McCusker  An easy to use Chrome Extension that enables a search for multiple things at

New look for LinkedIn Groups

LinkedIn’s been around since 2003 and Groups, one of LinkedIn’s most popular and useful features were created in 2004. There are more than 2 million LinkedIn Groups now about most topics you can possibly think of. 8,000 new Groups are created every day, although admittedly very few are created well.   If you’re a regular
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