Is LinkedIn The Death Knell Of Recruitment As We Know It?

24/03/2011 by Logan Nathan

When LinkedIn opened its first office in Australia in January 2010, Steve Barham, the Director of Hiring Solutions predicted that most of Australia’s workforce would be covered by LinkedIn.  By June the same year, 15,000 new people had signed up as members.  On the flip side recruiters Rio Tinto, HP and Vodafone Hutchison were among the first to sign up for LinkedIn Recruiter a new product that was rolled out. The seriousness with which this social media business portal is targeting the recruitment industry is evident from Global CEO, Jeff Weiner‘s observation that the recruitment solutions division is LinkedIn’s biggest and fastest growing division. A wake-up call to recruiters Th

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