Cold Calling Alternative

Surely there's an alternative to cold calling? There you are at your recruitment desk, bash bash bashing away at the phone, playing the numbers game with cold calling. And why not? It’s tried and tested! It works! Sure. If you don’t mind making a whole lotta calls for depressingly low…

What Microsoft plans to do with LinkedIn

Last week Microsoft agreed to fork out seriously big bucks for LinkedIn. A $26 billion mistake? Or Microsoft World Domination Here We Come? Regardless of the outcome for Microsoft, you can’t help but wonder how this acquisition might affect your job as a recruiter. During their presentation to investors, Microsoft…

Cold calling is dead, thanks to LinkedIn

As with you perhaps, this title certainly grabbed my attention when I read it on Forbes a few weeks ago.  Largely to do with the fact that sales and LinkedIn are the tools of the trade for most recruiters and with a changing landscape ahead of us, how does this…