Now owned by Microsoft, LinkedIn is the single largest network for professionals that allow interacting with people and do business, and hire talent.
How to Recruit on LinkedIn for Free?
Linked is not a paid plan and you can do lots of things for free of cost. Let us say, like making your own resume as a candidate or your company’s page. Just like Facebook but for professional queries.
- Being a company, you have to set up your free company page if you do not have already because apart from your website, it is a brief way to let candidates now of what you are.
- All your current employees must be asked to create their LinkedIn profiles because candidates will often check of existing employees and their work.
- Then, you can choose to post job ads for free on LinkedIn. These job ads will be shows when candidates look and search for jobs.
- Also, there are paid services on LinkedIn, but posting anything is free just like a status update on Facebook.
- This is best for small businesses and companies looking to hire talent.
How to Recruit Candidates on LinkedIn?
There are always some tips and tricks and best practices that you can take to recruit candidates and find the ones that will fit your requirement. Apart from free services, LinkedIn offers a lot of premium plans too.
- Screening and verifying candidates and getting a full picture of the candidate is possible via LinkedIn, but not through a simple resume.
- Further, you can research candidates via email, job postings, and sponsored jobs. For example, you can directly message tens of thousands of candidates. Here is the official page with all help articles.
- LinkedIn has groups just like Facebook and you can join them to find and hire candidates, by participating and joining in discussions.
- You can search for candidates and target the passive ones for a better output.
How do Companies Recruit on LinkedIn?
Most of the time, companies follow a simple pattern as described below. The company can create job postings and post job descriptions with a link to their company page. Even, LinkedIn allows to directly apply through LinkedIn without going through a third-party job application vendor.
- The companies can create their Pages by the simple process outlined in this official support page (https://www.LinkedIn.com/help/LinkedIn/answer/710/creating-a-LinkedIn-page?lang=en).
- There are various types of pages, such as small businesses, medium business, showcase, and for educational institutes too.
- There you can take help of LinkedIn recruiter that can cost somewhere around $99 per month, and for corporate which costs $285 per month.
- LinkedIn offers a set of premium analytics tool that companies use to attract attention see where to find people and who are interested or would be interested in their job.
- The ATS (Applicant Tracking System) helps a recruiter to view up-to-date records of candidates and see more.
LinkedIn is currently the world’s largest online pool of talent and offers a lot for companies to find and hire.
How do I recruit for free on LinkedIn?
How do you recruit candidates on LinkedIn?
- Create a Company Profile.
- Post Job Openings on LinkedIn.
- Create a Group and Stay Active.
- Use InMail to Reach Candidates.
- Use an ATS to Post Jobs and Screen Candidates.
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Do jobs get reposted automatically on LinkedIn?
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Why did they repost the job after my interview?
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What do I say when I share a job on LinkedIn?
- Talk about the reader (not “I’m looking for…” or “We’re hiring…”)
- Tell them how you will improve their life.
- Only then, introduce the role or company.
- Tell them what to do next with a call to action (including your link)