Writing InMails Articles

  • How to Grab Candidates’ Attention With Your InMails, According to LinkedIn Recruiters

    June 19, 2019

    Every talent professional has a “one that got away” story — that perfect candidate that just seemed to slip through their fingers. But when that ideal candidate doesn’t even respond to your first outreach message, it can feel especially gutting. With so many recruiters vying for in-demand candidates’ attention, your emails and InMails (private messages on...

  • Writing InMails: 4 Common Mistakes and How You Can Avoid Them

    May 2, 2018

    As a recruiter, you know how important it is to make a great first impression on a candidate. And often, your first point of contact is your InMail message. The wrong subject line, content, or small oversight could turn away a candidate who would be the perfect fit. So, to help you get a clear picture of common InMail mistakes you should avoid, we’ve put...

  • 5 Psychological Tricks to Improve Your InMail Response Rate

    August 23, 2017

    Marketers have been leveraging psychological tactics to influence consumer behavior for decades—and there’s no denying the psychological triggers that drive the oh-so-frustrating but effective clickbait headlines. Now imagine if we could apply these methods to recruiting! The Inside the Mind of Today’s Candidate report aims to help you with that. An in-depth...

  • 5 InMail Myths Busted

    August 18, 2017

    You’ve probably been warned that you should wait 30 minutes after eating before you swim—but that’s a total myth. Think of all the...

  • 3 Things You Can Do to Get More InMail Responses

    June 5, 2017

    You might not realize it, but you just broke a record. (Well, you and all the other recruiters on LinkedIn). The average InMail...

  • What Recruiters Can Learn From This CMO’s InMail

    June 1, 2017

    The Muse’s Kathryn Minshew wasn’t thinking about hiring a marketing director when she opened Elliot Bell’s InMail. But in around 150...