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Ask the Recruiter: Jobseekers need current, complete LinkedIn profile

It’s essential that you pop up in sophisticated internet searches, so provide all important details; but human judgment makes final call

Metzger and Martin
Executive search consultants Pete Metzger, left, and David Martin

June 30, 2017

Question: How much do you use LinkedIn as a tool for finding candidates? How important is a LinkedIn profile?

David Martin
Managing Partner
Sterling Martin Associates
We frequently use LinkedIn as a tool for finding candidates. In today’s world dominated by social media it is very important to have a complete, updated LinkedIn profile. If you want to be found by recruiters, you should be on LinkedIn.