LinkedIn Talent Solutions Product FAQs
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What is LinkedIn Recruiter?
LinkedIn Recruiter is a robust hiring platform. It helps you find the right candidates through Search and Recommended Matches, build meaningful connections with them through enhanced messaging, and manage your pipeline with powerful collaboration and analytics tools.
Why should you use LinkedIn Recruiter?
LinkedIn Recruiter can help you find and engage qualified candidates — whether they’re actively looking for a new role or not. Tap into a network of over 850 million professionals that can only be found on LinkedIn. With Recruiter, you can go beyond job boards and leverage real-time insights to actively search for candidates who have the right skills for your roles.
How do you find candidates on LinkedIn Recruiter?
There are two ways to find the right candidates on LinkedIn Recruiter: Search and Recommended Matches. Search empowers you to find great talent through Search filters or queries. For instance, you can increase efficiency by filtering your candidate pool based on job titles, skills, location, and more. Also, with the Spotlights filter in Recruiter, you can prioritize people who are open to work.
While Search is based on your identified preferences, Recommended Matches reads your intent based on your hiring goals. Recommended Matches automatically surfaces hidden talent, so you don’t have to spend hours digging into the Search results. Learn more about Recruiter and start finding your next great hires.
What is the difference between Recruiter and Recruiter Lite?
The main difference comes down to business needs. LinkedIn Recruiter better supports teams and organizations that are consistently hiring throughout the year. It gives you unlimited access to LinkedIn’s entire network of professionals, 40+ advanced search features, Recommended Matches, 100–150 InMails per month, collaboration and analytics tools for your whole team, integrations with applicant tracking systems and other LinkedIn recruiting products, and more.
Recruiter Lite is best for individuals with low-volume hiring needs, with more than 20 search filters, access to profiles in the LinkedIn network up to your 3rd-degree connections, and 30 InMails per month for candidate outreach. Learn more about Recruiter Lite.
How much does LinkedIn Recruiter cost?
LinkedIn Recruiter pricing varies depending on your organization’s needs. Some factors to consider include the number of recruiter seats required, the size of your company, and more. Get in touch with a product consultant to find a Recruiter package that best fits your hiring needs.
What is LinkedIn Jobs?
LinkedIn Jobs is a recruiting tool that helps get your roles in front of the right candidates. By posting roles on LinkedIn, you can advertise open positions at your company to job seekers searching for a new role. LinkedIn Jobs gives you the ability to post jobs for free with the flexibility to consider paying to promote your job — depending on how quickly you need to hire, the competitiveness of the position, and the number of roles you need to fill. Learn more about LinkedIn Jobs so you can start reaching more qualified candidates.
Why should you post a job with LinkedIn Jobs?
Ensure your open roles get in front of relevant candidates with LinkedIn Jobs. LinkedIn Jobs gives you access to the largest global network of professionals on LinkedIn — where over 50 million job seekers search for jobs every week. When you pay to promote your open roles, you can get an average of 3x the amount of qualified candidates in your pipeline.
Which LinkedIn Jobs option is best suited for hiring for only a few roles vs. hiring at scale?
When you’re looking to make a few hires a year, the self-serve job posts option may be best for you. It allows you to post one job for free at a time or add a budget to promote multiple roles, increasing your visibility and expanding your reach. If you choose to add a budget to your job, you will be charged based on the number of clicks you receive for that open role. Learn more about LinkedIn Jobs and post a job for free today.
If you’re looking to hire at scale or you’re hiring consistently throughout the year, another option may be best for your needs. We have options that allow you to post as many jobs as you want for free and only pay based on qualified clicks for the jobs you’ve chosen to promote. You can leverage advanced features like targeting members with key skills who are near your desired location, accessing insights on competitors and candidates, using Recommended Matches, integrating with LinkedIn Recruiter, and tracking analytics. Get in touch with a product consultant for more information.
How do you write a good LinkedIn job description?
A good job description highlights key information about the role you’re hiring for. It gives candidates a clear understanding of the skills and requirements they’ll need for the role, which helps them decide whether they want to apply. To learn more, check out this article on
how to write a great job description or explore our job description templates to get started.
How much does it cost to post a job on LinkedIn?
LinkedIn Jobs pricing varies depending on your hiring needs. Some factors to consider include the type of role, location, and more. Get in touch with a product consultant to learn more about your options and how LinkedIn Jobs can help you grow your teams.
LinkedIn Career Pages
What are LinkedIn Career Pages?
Career Pages are designated pages on your LinkedIn Company Page that can be used to build your employer brand. With these pages, you can attract candidates for open roles by spotlighting what it’s like to work at your company. You can also use them to raise awareness and interest in your company, and drive more highly qualified applicants to your jobs. Learn more about how LinkedIn Career Pages can help you make an unforgettable first impression.
What is the difference between a Company Page vs. Career Pages?
LinkedIn Company Pages are free for any company to establish an identity on the LinkedIn platform and raise brand awareness. Learn more about LinkedIn Pages to create conversations around your brand that matter, better understand your audience, and engage with your team on LinkedIn.
LinkedIn Career Pages are enhanced versions of Company Pages with additional features to showcase your employer brand. They give you more real estate than the standard Company Page to tell your company’s story and distinguish your brand from others. You can use them to highlight company news and updates, share employee testimonials, introduce your leadership team, and more. You can also provide more relevant content to job seekers with the ability to target specific demographics with LinkedIn Career Pages. Millions of job seekers use LinkedIn to research prospective companies, so by building a strong brand presence on the platform, you’ll build stronger brand awareness — and in turn, drive more qualified job applicants.
Why should you use Career Pages as part of your employer branding strategy?
Building brand awareness helps candidates learn more about your company and strengthens their interest in applying to your jobs. On average, businesses experience a 2x increase in response rates when their recruiters reach out to LinkedIn members who are aware of and have engaged with their brand. When candidates are informed of your company, your culture, and why it’s a great place to work, they are more likely to apply to join your team.
How much does a LinkedIn Career Page cost?
The cost of LinkedIn Career Pages varies depending on your company’s needs. Some pricing factors could include the number of employees at your company, the number of impressions you’re hoping to get from your pages, and more. Get in touch with a product consultant to learn more about how LinkedIn Career Pages can help drive your business forward.
LinkedIn Talent Insights
What is LinkedIn Talent Insights?
LinkedIn Talent Insights is a talent intelligence platform that helps you make informed workforce and hiring decisions based on data-driven insights. It helps your organization discover new and untapped talent pools, determine what skills to invest in to prepare for the future, and understand how your company compares with the competition across key hiring and workforce trends.
Why should you use LinkedIn Talent Insights?
LinkedIn Talent Insights gives you access to real-time data from 200 countries and over 850 million member profiles, 58 million companies, and 20 million jobs. This allows you to make smarter talent decisions with a competitive advantage — now and in the future.
LinkedIn Talent Insights boosts hiring efficiency by helping you understand your talent pool with precision and clarity. It gives you visibility into the top skills of your most qualified candidates and the ability to pinpoint their locations. You’ll also be able to better shape your workforce strategy by using data to address current and future skill gaps, inform organizational charting and retention planning, identify opportunities for career mobility, and measure your talent against others in your industry. Learn more about how to stay competitive in the hiring market with real-time data with LinkedIn Talent Insights.
How much does LinkedIn Talent Insights cost?
The cost of LinkedIn Talent Insights varies depending on your company’s needs. Some pricing factors may include your data and insight needs and how advanced they are. Get in touch with a product consultant to learn more about how LinkedIn Talent Insights can help you make data-driven hiring decisions.
LinkedIn Customer Support
How do I contact customer support?
Whether you need support that’s technical, product-focused, or more general, please refer to the LinkedIn Talent Solutions support page for more information on commonly asked questions. You can also get in touch with customer support by filling out this form if you’d prefer to live chat with someone.