🤫 Hidden LinkedIn search trick you might not know
Tips to post on LinkedIn(best time and hashtags), messaging best practices for LinkedIn outreach, short-guide to sourcing on Twitter, FREE LinkedIn prospecting tool, increasing offer-join ratio & more
I’m Raj, and each week I curate interesting tips, articles, and resources around recruitment, sourcing, and anything else that’s hot in the talent world. It's Friday and I'm back with another edition of 10xrecruiter for you to level up your recruitment game.
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✨ A timeless thought
💯 Tips & hacks of the week
Check out this fast way to collect prospects’ emails from Google and then finding the professionals on LinkedIn. See the steps in a fun 7-minute demo by David Galley who shows how to collect and cross-reference Kubernetes Developers on Github based on X-Raying “authors” files as a use case.
Here are a few things that I've been reading this week:
Mike “Batman” Cohen, Founder, Wayne Technologies and messaging guru, shares his tips, tricks, and best practices for how to message groups of prospects and still make the messages sound custom.
Twitter is a great place to find professionals who’re interacting with the community as part of their daily work — Product Marketing, Product Managers, Sales Engineers, Community Leaders, etc. Learn techniques to source candidates from Twitter.
This is based on an analysis of 4.988 million LinkedIn posts in more than 100 countries. The probability of getting 100 likes or comments on a LinkedIn post is 3.307% when you have a network of fewer than 25,000 followers. To increase this probability, you have to keep in mind these 3 rules:
Absolutely more than 0 hashtags!
Beyond 3 hashtags, the impact is negative, but the difference is not very significant on the number of likes and comments
Want to increase your joining ratio? Think beyond a carrot and stick approach and use things like "reverse interviews" to increase your joining ratio naturally. Read more about it in this post!
💡 Inspiration & case-studies
Curated case studies, nuggets of wisdom & techniques from other recruiters & talent experts:
Recruiters with unique strategies win. It sets them apart from the herd. Here’s a creative message from a recruiter who crafted the email in code!
Here are some closing advice and nuggets of wisdom from Nolan(former Head of Talent @DoorDash) on improving conversion rates in the hiring funnel:
Nicholas lists strategies to give experienced devs the chance to show you what makes them great rather than putting them through a coding challenge that is best suited for folks without much experience. What are your thoughts on this?
🚀 Recruitment tool/plugin of the week
Every week I recommend one plugin, tool, or product that can help recruiters become better at work:
Checkout SalesQL — A FREE extension that helps find contact information from LinkedIn users. It's my favorite and gives a good chunk of free contacts(100 contacts) per month.
📝 Interesting resources & cheat-sheets
Here are a few interesting resources, cheat-sheets and curated materials:
🥳 Fun stuff
Random facts, stats, and funny threads/memes from the recruitment world!
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That’s it for this week! Hit me up if you have any stories, feedback, or insights to share. Otherwise, see you next week!
Curated with ❤️
Raj Abishek, Co-Founder @NurtureBox