Do Recruiters really look at LinkedIn/Twitter/Facebook?

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#1

I recently signed up to Linkedin and read numerous articles about how good a networking tool it is. Does anyone have any positive experiences using linkedin or other networking sites in terms of successfully generated leads or interviews?

I understand how being connected to fellow employees and alumnis can be beneficial for the future (like 5-10yrs down the road) but have those sites helped anyone on a graduate or junior level entry?

Regards

#2

Yes. I remember one of my interviewers (DB - IBD) looked into my linkedin profile - he asked a few questions about that during the interview!

#3

Absolutely.

Remember to complete your LinkedIn profile in full specifying keywords and objectives where necessary.

LinkedIn works both ways IBD_Haunter as it allows you to research your interviewer too.

#4

I know, I use Linkedin to research my interviewers, if I know their names ahead of the interview.

#5

but with linked in i swear you can only look at 3 profiles before you have to start paying

#6

Not the case Gumbo.