In a world where job boards aren’t as effective as they once were, it’s no secret that LinkedIn is still considered the best tool to find talent. Especially for the passive candidate… the already-employed professional who would consider another offer… if a good offer came along.
And that is why I’m writing this blog… because we are all passive candidates.
As a recruiter and sourcer always looking for talent, I use LinkedIn on a daily (even hourly) basis. That probably comes as no surprise to active job seekers, most of whom understood that recruiters use LinkedIn as a modern day resume database.
Here’s what may come as a surprise to you: LinkedIn doesn’t tell a recruiter who is an active job seeker (those looking for work now) and a passive job seeker (those not searching for work, but willing to explore other opportunities)…