Tool Time with Marvin Smith and Eric Jaquith ~ Using the Free Version of LinkedIn

Not everyone has the paid version of LinkedIn Recruiter.  Today Marvin and Eric talk about how to get the most out of using the free version of LinkedIn and how best to use LinkedIn to find your next job.

We get “hands-on” and walk through some of the best ways to use LinkedIn.


Our Panelists…

Name & LinkedIn Profile Group Title Company
Eric Jaquith Recruiting Phoenix Enterprise Sales SeekOut
Marvin Smith Recruiting Seattle Strategic Talent Sourcing | Talent Community Strategist Lockheed Martin

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We asked our attendees, “Not including LinkedIn, what is your favorite tool or trick that you like to use in your recruiting?”

Here are their answers:

  • ATS
  • ATS
  • ATS
  • Boolean
  • Boolean search command
  • Boolean Search Strings
  • Calendly
  • Calendly
  • Connecting with community leaders/Indeed
  • crm
  • CRM sourcing
  • engagement newsletters
  • Facebook
  • Facebook
  • Facebook
  • google
  • google
  • google search and plugins
  • Google x-ray searches
  • Hiretual
  • I do not have a favorite, but there are useful chrome extensions that can be used to help identify candidates on social media.
  • Indeed
  • Indeed
  • Internal database, ATS
  • Keeping in touch with talent pools
  • Keeping pipelines active
  • Knockout questions, Boolean searches
  • LinkedIn is my lifeline, but my next top source of candidates is referrals-always get referrals from internals and externals
  • lusha
  • Lusha
  • Mining
  • my network
  • NACE
  • Networking
  • Networking
  • Networking/Referrals
  • Past candidates already through process
  • Recruit'em
  • Referrals
  • Referrals
  • research companies, schools, orgs
  • seekout
  • Social Talent boolean builder
  • Sourcehub
  • Sourcing from Groups
  • Sourcing in ATS
  • Tech404
  • Workday and Jobvite
  • x-ray search
  • ZAPinfo

Chat Messages from the Session…

10:01:05// Saundra Ramsey : 😁

10:01:44// Sheila Robinson  to  All panelists : Hey Saundra!  🙂

10:03:34// Sean Rehder : Feel free to add any comments or questions here in the Chat area

Make sure as an attendee, if you message something in the Chat area that you select “All Panelists and Attendees.” 

The default is just to Panelists but I want everyone to see the messages coming through.

10:04:29// Sean Rehder  to  Sheila Robinson and all panelists : make sure to choose All Panelists and Attendees.

10:04:38// Sean Rehder  to  Sheila Robinson and all panelists : Saundra didn’t see your message.

10:08:29// Sean Rehder : Who posts more than once a week on their LinkedIn profile?

10:10:05// Sheila Robinson  to  All panelists : I try to share content a couple of times a week

10:10:18// Shailly Sharma : i change post as per the priority

10:11:54// Gretchen Mays : How do we know which of our skills are not on Linked In’s list?

10:12:00// Sheila Robinson  to  All panelists : I post what I’m working on but unfortunately get a lot of solicitation from 3rd party agencies (that I can’t use) or interested talent from outside the US

10:13:27// Sean Rehder : To find “missing” skills, I think if you just do a search and see if it comes up as a filter option.

10:15:51// Gretchen Mays : Does job title Recruiting vs. Talent Acquisition make a difference in terms of being found?

10:18:10// Catherine Hansen  to  All panelists : I’ve noticed Talent Acquisition is used heavily in the tech industry (just like People Operations vs Human Resources).  Have you noticed this?

10:21:00// Sean Rehder : I see Talent Acquisition or TA used a lot, yes.

10:21:43// Catherine Hansen  to  All panelists : Eric, could you over again how you navigated to the screen you are in?  I assume this is Linked In Recruiter?

10:22:38// Sean Rehder : its the free LinkedIn he’s in.

10:22:55// Sean Rehder : I’ll ask him to show how he got there again

10:23:32// Gretchen Mays : CONNECTIONS TAB helps you sort your connections?

10:30:21// Sean Rehder : Gretchen…I don’t think the Connections tab helps that much.  It’s limiting IMHO.

10:30:36// Fal Patel : I have to drop for another call. Will a recording be sent out?

10:32:03// Sean Rehder : Yes…I’ll be recording it and posting it today at www.Recruiting.Work

10:32:54// Shailly Sharma : can we find people who worked in the past company instead of current company?

10:36:55// Sean Rehder : If you click on “all filters” you can then choose past companies.

10:37:21// Shailly Sharma : thank you

10:38:06// Shailly Sharma : how can we search for non visa candidates?

10:38:48// Catherine Hansen  to  All panelists : Could you possibly recap keyword search again – which screen is this done in?

10:40:36// Jessica Marotta  to  All panelists : That is amazing Eric!

10:41:09// Jessica Marotta  to  All panelists : Super surprising about that. What is the value of 1 day posting?

10:43:22// Gretchen Mays : best way to search for recent college grads at a certain college or students currently taking classes at a local college?

10:44:33// Saundra Ramsey : Its wanting me to enter an email address for them.

10:45:52// Sean Rehder : The email address should only be for those that require it…I think.

10:46:21// Shailly Sharma : where do we see that we have common groups?

10:48:17// Jessica Marotta  to  All panelists : I have never withdrew a connection request in LI – where do you find this

10:48:39// Ajay kumar : I think it is 3 weeks for sending a invite again for same person after withdrawing.

10:50:10// Jessica Marotta  to  All panelists : All the questions

10:50:18// Jessica Marotta  to  All panelists : Given followers are diff than connections

10:50:46// Jessica Marotta  to  All panelists : would you look at followers as well?

10:51:33// Becky Gramenz : Do they get a notification if you disconnect with them?

10:53:38// Abigale Dooley  to  All panelists : Why do you think people hide their connections?

10:56:41// Sean Rehder : Disconnects do not get a notice.

10:57:02// Gretchen Mays : Have to drop off call but this was AWESOME!!!!

10:57:16// Sheila Robinson  to  All panelists : I’d love a topic on finding email addresses that are not Chrome extensions

10:57:30// Catherine Hansen  to  All panelists : thank you so very much, panelists and Sean

10:57:34// Becky Gramenz : Thank you! Great information!

10:57:45// Jennifer Jamme : Thank you!

10:57:46// Saundra Ramsey : Thank you so much, I have lots of nuggets to take away

10:57:49// Shailly Sharma : Thank you

10:57:51// Sheila Robinson  to  All panelists : This was great, thank you!

10:57:53// Jessica Marotta : Thank you!!

10:57:57// Allyson Leszman  to  All panelists : THANK YOU!!

10:57:57// Jessica Marotta : Love this!

10:58:12// Ajay kumar : Thank you!

Some of the attendees…

Name & LinkedIn Profile Group Title Company
Ajay kumar Talent Acquisition Specialist A1 IT Solutions
Sheila Robinson Recruiting Atlanta Sourcing Manager, Talent Acquisition | Talent ID Team PwC
Nyesha Song Recruiting Atlanta Talent Acquisition Coordinator Solidifi
Saundra Ramsey Recruiting Atlanta Talent Acquisition Business Partner hiring all levels of Technology Wahoo Fitness
Jessica Bunting Recruiting Atlanta Recruiter Solidifi
Jessica Marotta Recruiting Boston Principal, Talent Acquisition Forrester
Aruna Mandulapalli Recruiting Boston Senior Recruiter (Contract) Broad Institute
Robin Guidry Recruiting Boston Manager, Talent Acquisition Acquia
Sheila Chiodo Recruiting Boston Leader Recruiter Intuit
Amanda Albrent Recruiting Chicago National Retail Recruiter Blick Art Materials
Eileen Beno Recruiting Chicago Senior Technical Recruiter / Scientific Recruiter Fermilab
Jeanette Young Recruiting Chicago Director Talent Acquisition EN Engineering
Shawn Watzka Recruiting Chicago Senior Recruiter Inpatient Psych Solutions
Jennifer Jamme Recruiting Dallas Senior Recruiter Impact Advisors
Tim Reiter Recruiting Dallas Talent Acquisition Manager Vizient
Heather Levine Recruiting Dallas Recruiter - Allstate Agency Auto Dealership Program Allstate
Antonia Ndi Recruiting Dallas Talent Acquisition Partner Academic Partnerships
Seta Kafi Recruiting Dallas Senior Talent Acquisition Partner Medecision
Ronda Estrada-Campbell Recruiting Dallas Sr. Global Recruiter Infoblox
Crystal Mitchell Recruiting DCBmore Recruiting Specialist - Language Services Mission Essential
Krystan Silva Recruiting DCBmore Talent Acquisition Manager Looking for Work
Allyson Leszman Recruiting Denver Talent Acquisition / Operations Transformation Looking for Work
Rachel Meyer Recruiting Denver CEO Raystar Partners
Vira Garcia Recruiting Houston Director of Recruiting vcfo
Natalie DiChiaro Recruiting Houston Contract Corporate Recruiter Indorama Ventures PCL
Nancy Genitempo Recruiting Houston Associate, Talent Acquisition Operations Looking for Work
Bez Rengifo Recruiting LA Sr. Manager / Director, People Services (HR Business Partner department) Loma Linda University Health Care
Michelle McKnight Recruiting LA Senior Recruiter Herbalife
Becky Gramenz Recruiting Minneapolis Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist Looking for Work
Deb Smith Recruiting Minneapolis Talent Acquisition Senior Corporate Recruiter Best Buy
Kelli Ready Recruiting Minneapolis Talent Acquisition Partner BluePearl Veterinary Partners
Lori Rinn Recruiting NYC Sr Executive HR Recruiter Franklin Templeton
Roopali Patil Recruiting NYC Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist LEO Pharma
Le Nguyen Recruiting Phoenix Talent Acquisition Travelers
Lei Feng Recruiting Phoenix Recruiter Mayo Clinic
Betty Zabs Recruiting Phoenix Senior Corporate Recruiter Nordstrom
Janet Bender Recruiting Portland Talent Acquisition Manager M Financial Group
Marta Gordon Recruiting Portland Senior Recruiter Coherent
Matthew Lipinski Recruiting Seattle Talent Acquisition Manager Slalom Consulting
Marita Arevalo Recruiting Seattle Recruiter Aegis Living
Kathy Simmons Recruiting Seattle Technical Recruiter Accenture
Abby Dooley Recruiting Seattle Recruiter (Technical) Edifecs
Radhika Aggarwal Recruiting SFBA Senior Technical Recruiter Macy's
Michael Salas Recruiting SFBA Sr. Recruiter Unknown
Siena Buccigrossi Recruiting SFBA Sr. Recruiter, Special Projects Surf Search
David Baker TA Leaders Sr. Director of Growth & Development/Brokerage Services One Homecare Solutions
Tina Ramirez TA Leaders Director, Talent Acquisition ForeScout Technologies
JoDee Klinker TA Leaders Director of Talent Acquisition Carson Group
Bennett Yang TA Leaders Director Talent Acquisition SoundHound
Jeff Klein TA Leaders Director, Talent Acquisition Exide Technologies
Tiffany Chan TA Leaders Director, Recruiting & Training | Executive Leadership | Employee Development Pioneer Industries International
Stacey Kramer TA Leaders Director, Recruiting 314e Corporation
Jay Barrow TA Leaders Head of Talent Acquisition Southern States Cooperative
Ginger Auchter TA Leaders Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant CUNA Mutual Group
Victoria Quarterman TA Leaders Senior Director, Head of Talent Acquisition Benevis
Jeanne Amey TA Leaders Director, Talent Acquisition Open To Work
Fal Patel TA Leaders Director, People & Culture Reibus International

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