You Need To Know How Recruiters Really Use LinkedIn
The main way to build more wealth is by having a great, high paying, and rewarding job. In today’s society recruiters are doing some fact checking on LinkedIn. It’s important to make sure your paper resume matches what you have online. You can even use LinkedIn to show how much of knowledge you have by participating in groups in your field of expertise.
Read about the 5 great insights for using LinkedIn properly.
These days many universities and universities — particularly the “big names” — check to see if someone claiming on LinkedIn to be a graduate actually did graduate from the school. And steps can be taken to correct a “mistaken” claim when one is found.
Now, rather than contacting a university directly, employers can check the LinkedIn Profile to get a basic level of validation, enough to put a resume in the “possibles” stack rather than the “discards” pile, or vice versa.
If you have been working for a few years and have gotten some experience under your belt use LinkedIn to show this experience by linking YouTube videos, articles you have written, or even blog posts. It’s a great professional tool to get a new job and now even recruiters are using it more than ever to fact check.
Read more about how recruiters are using LinkedIn and what you should do.
About Shaun Archer Tatum Shaun works in corporate finance in New York City. He has done financial consulting for several start-ups and has worked at several Fortune 500 companies. He has contributed several finance/investing articles on Seeking Alpha which have been published on Yahoo! Finance.