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That said, it’s true that the vast majority of applicants for professional jobs these days do have Linked In profiles, and if I notice that someone doesn’t, it does feel a little off.
Not like “this person is horribly flawed,” but more like, “huh, I wonder if she’s less keyed into professional trends.” It’s not going to stop me from hiring someone …
That stat makes Linked In a gold mine for recruiters.
"Recruiters are looking for passive talent," Williams says.
Similar to our advice for job seekers, keep your profile open and public.
Linked In Premium members will be able to see when recruiters are viewing their profiles, then can click through and see what kind of talent acquisition agencies are targeting them.
I was told recently by a recruiter that not having a Linked In profile in the modern age of job applications is like being invisible, as that’s the first place recruiters and HR managers look to research interesting applicants beyond their cover letters and resumes.
Katrina Wright, VP at Ferguson Partners, a global professional services firm specializing in executive search, says a public profile can alert the right people that you're interested in their work.Though that could be for any number of other reasons as well. Are people applying to jobs while not on Linked In essentially ghosts? I attempted to browse your article history but didn’t find much luck on this particular line of inquiry. I can’t imagine rejecting an applicant because she wasn’t on Linked In, unless the position I was hiring for included social media, in which case it might raise my eyebrows.I think that recruiter really overstated this to you.But you'll have to navigate Linked In's potentially tricky tools and settings while you're at it.
Not to mention take care to maintain proper etiquette at all times. Chances are, if you do use Linked In, you're approaching the network from a job seeker's perspective — if not now, then in the future.
You never know what might strike a chord with a recruiter or an employer you haven't considered.