Coinciding with my post yesterday on mistakes people make when filling out their Linked In profiles was an article for the recruiter community by Irina Shamaeva, recruiter and expert sourcer. Her article begins,
Do you use LinkedIn for sourcing? Everybody does these days, right?
Whether you are employed and happy as a clam, employed and satisfied, employed and feeling restless, employed and looking, you need a profile on Linked In. Recruiters are hanging in Linked In looking for qualified candidates … will they find you?
Remember first impressions count. If you are a Senior Finance Executive with a boring vanilla profile, give me a call. Recruiters don’t want boring vanilla candidates; they want coffee heath bar crunch candidates.