Recruiters, Hiring Managers and C-Level Directors are constantly on a search for the right candidates to join their organisation in many ways. Job posting and talent scouting are two actions taken during the hiring process, and there are many platforms available in the online and offline space to post jobs and headhunt talents.
In this article, we will be sharing about LinkedIn, one of social network sites that have key features to help the hiring process in bringing recruiters and candidates together (Edwards et. al., 2015), It aims to build professional connections between the recruiters and candidates by providing some features which will make the recruitments and candidates scouting effective and efficient. It’s often used by recruiters and hiring personnel to search for talents and to post jobs.
Data from Linkedin show that in 2019, 77% of Recruiters are on LinkedIn. This demonstrates the popularity among job recruiters and hiring managers. Furthermore, there are many active users on Linkedin and several of them are users who are looking for jobs. According to 99firms.com, in 2019 Linkedin has over 610 million members. Out of this number, around 121 million visit the site daily.
When recruiters search for candidates on Linkedin, the more attractive the candidate’s profile is, the more likely the recruiter would approach him/her to send a connection request. Here are some ways to make your LinkedIn Profile attractive to recruiters according to Forbes:
These seven points is not difficult, but need some awareness and effort to get started. If you’re feeling confused on where do you begin to find good jobs and internships, send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We are a career and jobs platform for job seekers to find jobs easily in Asia.
Iiham is a HR intern at 9cv9 Indonesia. In his spare time, he likes a really nice cup of Indonesian coffee.