Indiana University

Human Resources

Resources for Recruitment through LinkedIn

Your recruitment coordinator can...

  • Help you customize your posting in LinkedIn
  • Share best practices with you and your team to promote our organizational/your unit brand
  • Set up a search for resume mining for an open position or create a pipeline for a future hire
  • And more!

LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network and has been a great source of hiring this year for our department at IU. However, as hiring managers, we know you frequently have questions about the site; building a better profile; and its recruiting features. LinkedIn wants to help! In fact, YOU are the best referral source and engagement on LinkedIn can go a long way to promote hiring success

  • Build your professional brand through LinkedIn profile. If you missed the presentation on the LinkedIn for hiring managers, view LinkedIn video here.
  • 8 tips on how you can promote and engage on LinkedIn include:
      1. a professional picture
      2. a company name in headline
      3. additional links on your profile
      4. a Customized URL
      5. a summary & experience
      6. Leveraging rich media
      7. Getting recommended
      8. Being complete