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From 0 to 500+ connections overnight

It is almost by default that any recruiters, salespeople or networkers need to have a LinkedIn account. With millions of users on that platform, it is the easiest way to plug into a vast network which you can dissect, sort and filter. And joining LinkedIn is free so there is no reason not to. However, […]

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InMail Is Dead

Adam Khan, head of digital and talent at L’Oreal, says the best ways for people to connect with him – ranked from best to worst – are: Text Twitter DM Email Phone Climb through my window LinkedIN That says a lot about how people view LinkedIn. In part, LinkedIn’s poor reputation stems from its InMails. […]

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5 Effective Ways To Connect Successfully With Strangers on LinkedIn

There is an old saying, “If you want to catch fish, fish where the fishes are.” In the world of professional networking, the “fishes” could be found on LinkedIn. According to Statista, LinkedIn has 396 million users as of Q3 of 2015. Now THAT is a huge fishing pond. But also because of that, LinkedIn […]

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Destroy Your Competition With These 3 Free Recruitment Hacks

How many recruiters do you think are currently using LinkedIn for recruitment? I just did a search for recruiters on LinkedIn and a filter to the ones that are based in Singapore reveals 7,636 results. I’m pretty sure there are way more since I’m not using any premium account. With 1.5 million local users and growing, […]

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The day I became a recruitment noob

It was a mind blowing, eye opening, jaw dropping day at the inaugural run of Sourcing Summit in Singapore. I had the privilege to be the master of ceremonies for the event and boy am I glad I took up this opportunity. This was unlike any other recruitment or HR events that I have been […]

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5 Classic Hiring Mistakes

Recruitment is by far the most difficult HR spectrums to get right. Hiring the next best talent based on an interview that not only is the first time two person meet but also trying to understand each other in a span of 2 hours. Would you get married after knowing your date for 2 hours? […]