The LinkedIn Disease: a plague that is running rampant among new recruiters who are fresh on the job. Common symptoms include grabbing low hanging fruit from LinkedIn when sourcing and sending out 400 InMails, then getting excited when you receive single digit responses.
What’s the cure? Going back to basics.
On this episode of The New School Podcast, brought to you by Udacity, host Tim Sackett and his guest Steve Levy dig into why so many new recruiters are afflicted by “The LinkedIn Disease” and how they can tap into old school techniques to amplify the use of technology in recruiting. This episode will remind you of the best tool you have in your arsenal as a recruiter: your brain.
The New School Podcast is brought to you by Fistful of Talent and sponsored by Udacity, serving up premiere online nanodegree programs. Host Tim Sackett and his special guests dig into the latest recruiting news and share cutting edge industry insights. Get ready for tech recruiting tips and tricks along with some new and old school techniques that are sure to help you step up your recruiting game.
Kate Weimer is a Marketing Lead at Kinetix, specializing in social media recruitment marketing and account management. Using a combination of her background in social media and love for the written word, she’s shoving all buzzwords aside and making HR and recruitment marketing work in today’s digital world. Want to hang? Hit her up on Twitter or LinkedIn , or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.