May’s Top News on LinkedIn Today

June 2, 2011

In April, we introduced a new series on the Recruiting with LinkedIn blog: each month, we’ll post the articles shared most frequently by people in the staffing and recruiting industry on LinkedIn Today.

Here’s what your peers were talking about most in May:

As the economy improves and competition for talent heats up, The Wall Street Journal reports that recruiters are increasingly shifting their tactics from post-and-pray to proactive sourcing to get ahead of the pack.  Are you?

If you’ve ever stared down a towering stack of CVs, you’re sure to get a chuckle out of this top-ten list of the worst things to put on your resume.

Looking to hire top recruiters for your team, or to up your own game?  Industry expert Kevin Wheeler has identified four traits that separate great recruiters from the simply ‘good’ ones.

On a related note—it's easy to find a good candidate, but the great ones are harder to come by.  Here are some tips for finding and hiring them.

And finally, some are calling this the best job advertisement ever written—what do you think?

We’ll let you know June’s most-shared articles at the end of the month.  In the meantime, you can stay up to date on LinkedIn Today.