July 2011
People Management;Jul2011, p10
The article reports on the plan of professional networking site LinkedIn to launch a set of tools to promote it further into the recruitment field. An improved recruitment tool for companies features an engine for users to refer contacts for a job and a function for recruiters and managers to provide feedback on candidate profiles. A direct plug-in for employer Web sites is rumoured to be in development. Matt Alder of MetaShift states that LinkedIn allows firms to connect with top talent and be more conversational.


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