Is it appropriate to contact recruiters on LinkedIn?
It’s not always fun, and sometimes it can be downright terrifying.
But although it might feel strange to be so direct, reaching out to recruiters on LinkedIn is completely socially acceptable.
93 percent of hiring managers use LinkedIn to find candidates, so this is a platform you need to take advantage of..
Why do recruiters contact me on LinkedIn?
Why the Recruiter Contacted You The recruiter’s goal is to find great candidates, screen them, and send a qualified selection to the hiring manager or client. The initial message is a way to present their open position as an attractive opportunity and solicit your interest.
What do recruiters see when you apply on LinkedIn?
When a recruiter receives an “Easy Apply” application, all they see is a snapshot of your LinkedIn profile—namely your photo, headline, past and present job titles, education, and any skills you’ve listed. That’s it!
When a recruiter looks at your LinkedIn?
When Should You Reach Out? You don’t want to come off as a stalker, so reach out to recruiters who viewed your profile after a while. Wait a day or two before sending them a message. You don’t want to seem as if you are desperately contacting everyone who ever viewed your profile.
How do you get recruiters to contact you on LinkedIn?
All you have to do is go to the Jobs section on the LinkedIn top menu (it looks like a suitcase) and click on Career Interests right under the search bar. The first thing that appears is the option to let recruiters know you are open to new jobs. Just click On.
Why are recruiters not contacting me?
Some recruiters may even take your inactivity as a sign that you’re not up to date on social media and therefore not up to date in general. Your role doesn’t correspond to obvious keywords. It’s true that some candidates are easier to target passively than others.