Articles by Francois Dufour
We want to provide you with an update on LinkedIn member passwords that were published to a hacker’s site earlier this week. We want to reiterate that we sincerely apologize for the inconvenience this has caused our members and customers.
Talent Connect is back in Las Vegas this October 10-12, 2012!
Talent Connect, our customer conference at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, is only a few short days away—and LinkedIn offices worldwide are buzzing with anticipation. We have a great agenda and an incredible lineup of speakers that includes Talent Acquisition leaders from companies like The Walt Disney Company, FedEx Corporation, BP, American Express, Zynga and many more. In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to attend fantastic breakout sessions, training and product education, and to network and celebrate with more than 1,500 professionals in Talent Acquisition.
In business, numbers matter. They help us build business cases, track trends, and measure success. In recruiting it’s no different – the more stats we have on hand, the more prepared we are for the next opportunity. With that in mind, we’d like to start offering a quarterly roundup of articles we’ve come across that include helpful data about social media and recruiting. Each quarter we’ll highlight several articles, in hopes you’ll find a few key nuggets you can use in your work.
Since this is the first roundup, we’re including articles that go back a bit:
Recent Harvard Business School field study shows that only two sources of hire receive a positive Net Opinion Score: Employee Referrals and LinkedIn Recruiter.
LinkedIn recently partnered with MBA students at the Harvard Business School (HBS) to conduct a research study. Its purpose was to determine the value and impact of LinkedIn Recruiter to companies using it. The study, which was completed in April, consisted of a quantitative survey completed by 60 LinkedIn customers, followed by in-depth qualitative interviews with 10 of them.