Retail Recruiting on LinkedIn

Social Recruiting Best Practices from the UK’s Largest Retailers

Harrods and LinkedIn

Harrods shares their content marketing strategy to show some stellar success:

  • 62,000+ LinkedIn followers
  • 36% increase in retail follower base
  • Started with 0 budget and 1 intern in 2012, to 2 FT hires in 2014

John Lewis and LinkedIn

Tejal Pisavadia, Resourcing Development Specialist, explains how The John Lewis Partnership is using social recruiting to find top talent.

  • 100,000 followers on LinkedIn
  • John Lewis is the 2nd most in-demand employer in the UK
  • LinkedIn helps fill specialist roles by proactively reach out to talent

The UK Retail Landscape on LinkedIn

• 1 million+ members work in the retail industry in the UK
• Better work/life balance is the top factor when considering a job opportunity
• The most popular retailers on Linkedin are John Lewis, ASOS, M&S and Tesco’s

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