Friday, April 4, 2014

How To Write Your LinkedIn Headline as a Recruiter - 10 Examples


Most of us have realised the importance of the LinkedIn headline by now. It is your 120 character hook to people finding you in a LinkedIn search, it should be about what you do as opposed to what you are. It should be memorable and enticing enough for someone to click on your profile and not your competitors.

I have compiled a little list of a few recruiter’s headlines on LinkedIn, partly because we do a lot of work with recruiters (see our LinkedIn Training for Recruiters) and partly because recruiters are all over LinkedIn like a cheap suit.

4. The Numbers Man

Glen Cathey is an analytics man and his subtle numbers indicate he knows what he’s doing – just like anyone reading his blog Boolean Blackbelt can attest to.

8. Nice tagline and URL

Betsy Curtin’s business plum has a good tagline that she uses as well – Fresh talent, Juicy careers. She has also put her company URL in the headline.

9. The Internal Recruiter

Internal recruiters have very little to prove, they get hoards of applicants every day. Tammy Dutremble has kept it simple as per below.

See all 10 examples and the complete article

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