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What’s New: LinkedIn; Bizible; Social Recruitment Monitor

Posted By Todd Raphael On October 16, 2012 @ 1:56 pm In News and Features | 8 Comments

[1]Wowzer [2] — So much new, so little time. You have updates to existing products, like LinkUp’s [3], and startups sprouting up left and right faster than you can say Vieple [4].

From video interviewing to “job matching” to social media-oriented job boards [5], recruiting technology continues to proliferate, including two or three companies you may not have you’ve heard of yet (below). Meanwhile, as I mentioned was coming [6], LinkedIn is out with those “big, not-yet-specified changes” to profiles. Here’s some of what’s new:

  • Bizible [7] is not a recruiting product exactly, but a marketing product that could be used for sourcing. It was accepted into Techstars [8] Seattle this summer. You use it to figure out the “exact ROI generated per online marketing source.”
  • A marketing/advertising agency called Maximum has launched the Social Recruitment Monitor [9] to measure your social media recruiting activities. As you can see [10], the focus right now is on Facebook, and later other channels. You can benchmark yourself against other companies, with data changing weekly.
  • LinkedIn is changing its profiles. (If you are connected to me, you can see my profile looks different [11] if you view the full profile — or check out your own). Photos are bigger. People’s connections are more prominently displayed. The “strength” of your profile will be more obvious — to encourage you to update it. Also, check out someone you’re connected to: you’ll get a more visual representation — more than with the old profiles — of what you have in common with the people you’re connected to, using the circular comparison graphics you see here in the screenshot below.

[12]Anyhow, back to the startups: More are on the way. One I’m in touch is an applicant tracking system that’s based on your email inbox — you can schedule interviews, for example, using Gmail and Google Calendar. It’s backed by two venture capital firms and will launch soon.

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[1] Image: http://www.ere.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Screen-Shot-2012-10-16-at-7.20.05-AM.png

[2] Wowzer: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2012/10/prweb9987323.htm

[3] LinkUp’s: http://www.linkup.com/press/october-2012-new-facebook-features-released.pdf

[4] Vieple: http://www.vieple.com/

[5] social media-oriented job boards: http://www.social-hire.com

[6] as I mentioned was coming: http://www.ere.net/2012/10/11/linkedins-new-tools-measure-brand-power-and-get-your-job-listings-moved-up-top/

[7] Bizible: http://www.bizible.com

[8] Techstars: http://www.geekwire.com/2012/meet-startups-accepted-techstars-seattle/

[9] Social Recruitment Monitor: http://www.socialrecruitmentmonitor.com

[10] As you can see: http://www.socialrecruitmentmonitor.com/

[11] my profile looks different: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/todd-raphael/0/289/b2b/

[12] Image: http://www.ere.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Screen-Shot-2012-10-16-at-10.49.22-AM.png

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