⚡️Sourcing hack — Leverage Linkedin's content search to find active job seekers
Tips for better inMail response rates, FREE Linkedin message generator, best-performing cold email templates & 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 weekly for you to level up your recruitment game.
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✨ A timeless thought
💯 Hack of the week
Great hack from Arindam on how to find candidates on LinkedIn who are searching for jobs by putting updates like "like my profile" OR "commenting for better reach"
Here are a few things that I've been reading this week:
💬 How to get better response rates to your LinkedIn InMails?
Do you know what kind of InMails actually drive higher response rates, and how can you improve your InMail response rate? Read this essay to get practical suggestions. This analysis is based on tens of millions of InMails sent by corporate recruiters around the world. Summary:
Keep InMails short
Don’t send it on a Saturday
Write and send InMails individually
Target open candidates
🔥 This Job Description Heatmap Shows You What Candidates Really Care About (and What They Ignore)
Four tactical takeaways that can help you write better job descriptions by understanding what candidates really care about.
✨ How To Interview Engineers When You’re Not Technical
How to really find out if your candidate is actually good at software engineering? Here’s a list of questions(from the co-founder of Lightmatter) that any non-technical person can use when interviewing tech candidates.
💡 Inspiration & case-studies
🧭 How GroupM hacked GoogleMaps to recruit talent?
Did you know you can hack google maps to bring the smartest people to your company? The key to GroupM’s success? Stunning, pixel-perfect 360 office panoramas! Here’s how they hacked Google Maps to recruit talent.
😎 The best job ad I’ve seen in ages
🚀 Recruitment tool/plugin of the week
Every week I recommend one plugin, tool, or product that can help recruiters become better at work. Check out this dope Linkedin message generator from Duber.
📝 Interesting resources & cheat-sheets
Here are a few interesting resources, cheat-sheets and curated materials:
✍️ Free templates to easily create, edit, publish and share job descriptions for popular roles in tech
👉 Social Talent shot training videos dedicated to #recruiters working from home during the #Covid19 lockdown, take a look here
📊 Did you know
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