Whenever I talk to clients or run a workshop, I always talk about the importance of LinkedIn in their job search.
However, many people assume that by just creating their profile, recruiters will start approaching them daily. It’s not quite as simple as that. Today, I’d like to share some mistakes candidates make on LinkedIn that prevent them from getting hired:
1. Mass mailing everyone in their network.
As a recruiter, I get many LinkedIn requests and emails daily. The ones that really annoy me are from people who clearly haven’t bothered to review my profile (or they just don’t care, but the result is the same – I delete their email). If they did, why would they ask me to help them find a job in Supply Chain in Dubai or in Investment Banking? Clearly my profile states I manage recruitment for Expedia brand, an online travel company in Europe!
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