Sankar Venkatraman

Posts by Sankar Venkatraman

  • Use the Learning Center to Master Recruiting on LinkedIn

    June 2, 2015

    Recently, we studied recruiters to find what traits the best ones share. One of our findings? The best recruiters really, really know LinkedIn. Top recruiters are 60% more engaged with LinkedIn’s recruiting tools than average ones and are more networked as well -- with 20% more professional connections. Okay, so you’re a recruiter and you want to get better at...

  • LinkedIn Recruiter Tip: 3 Tools That Help You Keep Better Track of Prospects

    May 27, 2015

    There are a lot of tools within LinkedIn Recruiter, with many of them grouped under the “Recruiting Tools” bar that appears on right hand corner of every profile page (pictured below). In previous posts, we’ve already covered how to use “Update Me” (the star icon in the toolbar), “Custom Fields” (the icon composed of three horizontal lines) and “Projects” (the...

  • LinkedIn Recruiter Tip: How to Share Projects with Your Team and Hiring Managers

    May 19, 2015

    One of the most critical relationships for recruiters to master is the ones with their hiring managers. Equally important is for all members of a recruiting team to stay on the same page by all having access to the same information on the status of a prospect. To achieve both goals, LinkedIn Recruiter offers the “share a project” feature. With it, recruiters can...

  • LinkedIn Recruiter Tip: Use Custom Fields to Create Richer ...

    May 12, 2015

    LinkedIn Recruiter isn’t just a tool to find and engage talent. Recent enhancements, such as “custom fields,” allow users to build...

  • LinkedIn Recruiter Tip: Source Your Warmest Leads First...

    May 5, 2015

    Here’s a telling statistic for recruiters: a person following your company on LinkedIn is 81 percent more likely to open your InMail...

  • LinkedIn Recruiter Tip: Use Update Me to Know When to Reach...

    April 28, 2015

    Every enhancement we make to our flagship product, LinkedIn Recruiter, is driven by our goal to make lives easier for recruiters like...