About Author: Jacco Valkenburg

Jacco Valkenburg is an international recruitment expert, trainer and author of two books about LinkedIn. He has more than 16 years experience in global recruitment strategies and execution spanning numerous countries for leading companies. As founder of Recruit2 and Recruiter University he provides companies with recruitment and talent management solutions and expertise. His mission is helping companies ‘from good to great staffing’.

Posts by Jacco Valkenburg

  • The LinkedIn mobile audience has greatly evolved over the past year. The typical workday has also extended beyond the traditional 9-to-5 as professionals are continuously looking to gain advantage and stay one step ahead, every day. Today, LinkedIn will unveil a brand new mobile phone experience, completely revamped with the […] 0

    LinkedIn New Mobile App Launch for iPhone and Android

    The LinkedIn mobile audience has greatly evolved over the past year. The typical workday has also extended beyond the traditional 9-to-5 as professionals are continuously looking to gain advantage and stay one step ahead, every day. Today, LinkedIn will unveil a brand new mobile phone experience, completely revamped with the […]

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  • A search on LinkedIn was never a good experience. But I’ve got some good news. Starting today, searching on LinkedIn has become better and smarter. No longer you need to search for people, companies, updates or jobs separately. All you need to do is type what you’re looking for into […] 1

    LinkedIn Search is REALLY improved and got smarter

    A search on LinkedIn was never a good experience. But I’ve got some good news. Starting today, searching on LinkedIn has become better and smarter. No longer you need to search for people, companies, updates or jobs separately. All you need to do is type what you’re looking for into […]

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  • Global economic challenges and uncertainty will continue to contribute to subdued hiring during the second quarter of 2013, according to the latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey. ManpowerGroup’s research suggests that employers are seeking signs of a robust global economy before labor markets are likely to achieve sustainable traction. This quarter’s […] 0

    Uncertainty Still Weighs on Employer Hiring Confidence Across the Globe in 2Q 2013

    Global economic challenges and uncertainty will continue to contribute to subdued hiring during the second quarter of 2013, according to the latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey. ManpowerGroup’s research suggests that employers are seeking signs of a robust global economy before labor markets are likely to achieve sustainable traction. This quarter’s […]

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  • More and more companies are becoming aware of the increasing impact of cultural diversity on all key organizational processes. However, there is a lack of insight into how European companies are adopting to this need for workforce diversity. Recently, the European Monitor for Change emphasized the importance of a proper […] 0

    International study on HR cross-cultural diversity

    More and more companies are becoming aware of the increasing impact of cultural diversity on all key organizational processes. However, there is a lack of insight into how European companies are adopting to this need for workforce diversity. Recently, the European Monitor for Change emphasized the importance of a proper […]

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  • Standard questions. Prepared answers. If job interviews are all the same, how to find the right talent among 1734 applicants? At Heineken they decided to do it completely different: an interview for which no preparation is possible. What would you think and do if the interviewer takes you by the […] 2

    The most original job interview procedure that you have ever seen

    Standard questions. Prepared answers. If job interviews are all the same, how to find the right talent among 1734 applicants? At Heineken they decided to do it completely different: an interview for which no preparation is possible. What would you think and do if the interviewer takes you by the […]

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  • Most resumes are boring, official and unfunny. Yet there are many who are creative and beautiful. We’ve been posting remarkable and creative CVs, or special online profiles, for a while now and the next specimen is going viral at this moment. Check out Philippe’s Amaz’ing resume who has replicated an Amazon page including […] 0

    Philippe’s Amaz’ing resume (22.0)

    Most resumes are boring, official and unfunny. Yet there are many who are creative and beautiful. We’ve been posting remarkable and creative CVs, or special online profiles, for a while now and the next specimen is going viral at this moment. Check out Philippe’s Amaz’ing resume who has replicated an Amazon page including […]

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  • Last week LinkedIn announced officially that they have over 200 million members worldwide. But what are the trends? How often is this online network really visited? By whom? And how many companies use this site? LinkedIn Global Stats 2013 Let’s have a deep dive again in the global LinkedIn statistics […] 4

    Everything you want to know about LinkedIn – Facts & Figures 2013

    Last week LinkedIn announced officially that they have over 200 million members worldwide. But what are the trends? How often is this online network really visited? By whom? And how many companies use this site? LinkedIn Global Stats 2013 Let’s have a deep dive again in the global LinkedIn statistics […]

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  • LinkedIn is doing a good job in improving their website. The new LinkedIn profile has become visually more appealing, you can add rich media to different sections, the difficult to install applications like WordPress or Slideshare are gone, and infrequently used pages such as LinkedIn Events are terminated. The next product […] 1

    Important notice regarding LinkedIn Answers

    LinkedIn is doing a good job in improving their website. The new LinkedIn profile has become visually more appealing, you can add rich media to different sections, the difficult to install applications like WordPress or Slideshare are gone, and infrequently used pages such as LinkedIn Events are terminated. The next product […]

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  • Simply Hired Releases 2013 Mobile Recruiting Outlook Who: Simply Hired®, a technology company that operates one of the world’s largest job search engines, today released its 2013 Mobile Recruiting Outlook. What: Mobile technology is changing the way people search – in fact, according to iSuppli smartphones now make up nearly 50 percent of the mobile […] 0

    2013 Mobile Recruiting Outlook (Whitepaper)

    Simply Hired Releases 2013 Mobile Recruiting Outlook Who: Simply Hired®, a technology company that operates one of the world’s largest job search engines, today released its 2013 Mobile Recruiting Outlook. What: Mobile technology is changing the way people search – in fact, according to iSuppli smartphones now make up nearly 50 percent of the mobile […]

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