Why I decided to stop being an “Open Networker”

When I started my sourcing career I spent my very first day on the job signing up to LinkedIn. After a brief introduction on the product and how it worked, my window to “networking” was open and I was determined to make my mark. With the helping hand of my manager, I spent the rest of the day joining relevant open networking groups and communities both within LinkedIn and without and generally optimising my profile. Fast-forward to the present day and if I were to do it all again starting from scratch I would have built my LinkedIn profile completely differently…

 

The Basics of LinkedIn – A quick overview

The vast majority of recruiters and sourcers use LinkedIn to help identify passive candidates. These days that is almost all that LinkedIn is used for. Unless you are an in-house recruitment function and … Read More »