Your Resume and LinkedIn Are Different – Treat Them as Such

Your Resume and LinkedIn Are Different – Treat Them as Such

August 22nd, 2017

By Riel LaPointe, Toronto Financial & IT Recruiter Getting your foot in the door, getting noticed by recruiters, and taking the next step in your career can be challenging. You are competing with so many…

Google Introduces Recruiting App “Hire”

Google Introduces Recruiting App “Hire”

August 8th, 2017

Google has officially entered the recruiting world. With the introduction of its most recent app, “Hire,” it is set to take on LinkedIn and other recruiting sites. The app is designed to be used by…

Is Texting an Effective Recruiting Tool?

Is Texting an Effective Recruiting Tool?

June 9th, 2017

Texting is far and away one of the most popular forms of communication today. However, many don’t associate texting with work, but you should. Texting is proving to be an effective recruiting tool. It’s another way for hiring companies and recruiters to connect with candidates.

Google for Jobs: A New Job Search Platform

Google for Jobs: A New Job Search Platform

June 1st, 2017

Google is getting into the job search business. The company recently announced it will be adding new job search capabilities to its search engine features, providing another platform for job seekers and hiring companies to connect.

Is Facebook the Next Big Platform for Recruiting?

Is Facebook the Next Big Platform for Recruiting?

May 11th, 2017

When you think of recruiting and social media, LinkedIn is the first platform that comes to mind. Some of you may use Twitter, as well. But what about Facebook? Is Facebook the next big platform for online recruiting? Will it become a popular place to search for jobs and connect with recruiters online? It has the potential.

5 Creative Ways for Marketers to Improve Their LinkedIn Presence

5 Creative Ways for Marketers to Improve Their LinkedIn Presence

May 5th, 2017

Are you looking for a new project? Perhaps you’re considering a career move? Or you may be thinking ahead and want to position yourself effectively amid the large pool of marketing talent. Either way, if you want to get noticed, LinkedIn is a great place to start, and there are a lot of creative ways for you to improve your LinkedIn presence and stand out from the crowd. It’s also easier than you think.

10 Buzzwords You Should Delete from Your LinkedIn Profile – NOW!

10 Buzzwords You Should Delete from Your LinkedIn Profile – NOW!

March 21st, 2017

Buzzwords – you know, the ones you hear and see online and on resumes all the time. They are also the words that fall on deaf ears and are glossed over by people because they have been overused and lost their meaning. As a recruiter or hiring manager, you likely come across these words and phrases all too often, especially on LinkedIn profiles. While people use buzzwords to match job descriptions and hopefully gain the attention of recruiters, they can actually have the opposite effect.

5 Things You Should NEVER Do on LinkedIn

5 Things You Should NEVER Do on LinkedIn

March 14th, 2017

Prior to using any social platform, especially LinkedIn, where you are making connections with people who could have an impact on your career, it’s a good idea to make sure you know how to use the site properly, and perhaps more importantly, know the faux pas and big no-no’s for interacting on LinkedIn.

Mobile Recruiting – The New Best Way to Connect with Candidates

Mobile Recruiting – The New Best Way to Connect with Candidates

March 10th, 2017

Mobile recruiting continues to be a more popular strategy with recruiting firms and hiring companies, and people are increasingly using their mobile devices to search for jobs.