A former colleague was facing a dilemma. Embedded with an old-style, large organization as a contract editor, she was hoping her next contract would be with a leaner, livelier company. But her phone wasn’t ringing with offers.
Recruiters Should Have Been All Over Her
Before we met, I looked at her LinkedIn profile. A recent report from Bullhorn shows that LinkedIn is now used by over 90% of recruiters in Canada and the US, and many use it as their preferred source. So the message she was communicating on LinkedIn was important.
Her profile was clear, nicely written, and the breadth and depth of her work experience coupled with bilingualism made my “spidey sense” tingle – recruiters should have been all over her. But they weren’t, and I had a strong suspicion why not. Continue reading