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

  • With your New LinkedIn profile, applications like Slideshare Presentations, WordPress Blog and Events, will no longer be supported. Fortunately, because installing them was not easy, it didn’t alway work and had its limitations. But there is a new way to showcase rich content on your profile; presentations, videos, documents, and more than 100 […] 3

    Adding Rich Media to your LinkedIn Profile

    With your New LinkedIn profile, applications like Slideshare Presentations, WordPress Blog and Events, will no longer be supported. Fortunately, because installing them was not easy, it didn’t alway work and had its limitations. But there is a new way to showcase rich content on your profile; presentations, videos, documents, and more than 100 […]

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  • According to ManpowerGroup’s first-quarter 2013 Manpower Employment Outlook Survey released today, the majority of employers in the global labor market are less confident about adding staff than they were at the start of 2012. It appears that businesses worldwide are hesitating with investments due to uncertainty and this includes investments […] 0

    Global Labor Market Set to Slow in 1Q 2013; Rough Road Ahead for European Job Seekers

    According to ManpowerGroup’s first-quarter 2013 Manpower Employment Outlook Survey released today, the majority of employers in the global labor market are less confident about adding staff than they were at the start of 2012. It appears that businesses worldwide are hesitating with investments due to uncertainty and this includes investments […]

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  • I used to post almost every week interesting or special recruitment videos and presentations from around the world on this blog. Unfortunately I haven’t seen much great content lately so I’m looking for your help, tips and suggestion. I’m happy to share beautiful workplaces or your recruitment presentation / video […] 0

    Funny video: Recruiters appear on The Weakest Link

    I used to post almost every week interesting or special recruitment videos and presentations from around the world on this blog. Unfortunately I haven’t seen much great content lately so I’m looking for your help, tips and suggestion. I’m happy to share beautiful workplaces or your recruitment presentation / video […]

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  • Today Facebook launched the Social Jobs Partnership’s (SJP) application [https://www.facebook.com/socialjobs/app_417814418282098], a new tool that will make it easier for people on Facebook to find and share employment opportunities. The new SJP app is a central location hosted on the world’s largest social network, giving users free access to more than […] 3

    Everything you need to know about the new Facebook jobboard

    Today Facebook launched the Social Jobs Partnership’s (SJP) application [https://www.facebook.com/socialjobs/app_417814418282098], a new tool that will make it easier for people on Facebook to find and share employment opportunities. The new SJP app is a central location hosted on the world’s largest social network, giving users free access to more than […]

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  • You catch mice with bacon, digital creatives with pizza. This is an exceptional recruiting campaign, using QR-codes on a Pizza! Have you seen a guerrilla recruiting campaign? Let us know in the comments below. Note: On 26th of November a special session about Guerrilla Recruitment is being organised in The […] 1

    Guerrilla Recruitment: catch digital creatives with pizza

    You catch mice with bacon, digital creatives with pizza. This is an exceptional recruiting campaign, using QR-codes on a Pizza! Have you seen a guerrilla recruiting campaign? Let us know in the comments below. Note: On 26th of November a special session about Guerrilla Recruitment is being organised in The […]

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  • It’s back again! Here’s the 4th version of the world’s most watched social media video series “Social Media Revolution”. This version uses new energetic music. Social Media Video 2013: Social Media Revolution 4 was written by international best selling author and keynote speaker Erik Qualman. This version contains the Fatboy […] 1

    Warning: This video contains mind blowing Social Media Statistics

    It’s back again! Here’s the 4th version of the world’s most watched social media video series “Social Media Revolution”. This version uses new energetic music. Social Media Video 2013: Social Media Revolution 4 was written by international best selling author and keynote speaker Erik Qualman. This version contains the Fatboy […]

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  • I used to post almost every week interesting or special recruitment videos and presentations from around the world on this blog. Unfortunately I haven’t seen much great content lately so I’m looking for your help, tips and suggestions. I’m happy to share beautiful workplaces or your recruitment presentation / video […] 0

    Recruitment dance video (+ VIP ticket)

    I used to post almost every week interesting or special recruitment videos and presentations from around the world on this blog. Unfortunately I haven’t seen much great content lately so I’m looking for your help, tips and suggestions. I’m happy to share beautiful workplaces or your recruitment presentation / video […]

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  • Is this index a smart sales tool for LinkedIn Account Executives to sell more professional solutions, such as career pages and jobs, that should be ignored? Or a free and reliable way of scoring your Employer Brand against industry peers that makes other (expensive) surveys obsolete? 1

    LinkedIn Talent Brand Index explained and discussed

    Is this index a smart sales tool for LinkedIn Account Executives to sell more professional solutions, such as career pages and jobs, that should be ignored? Or a free and reliable way of scoring your Employer Brand against industry peers that makes other (expensive) surveys obsolete?

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  • Wow, what a week it was. First I went to TruLondon6, the excellent unconference (un)organised by Bill Boorman, then to LinkedIn Talent Connect and an exclusive lunch meeting with Mike Gamson, SVP Global Solutions and Ariel Eckstein, MD EMEA at LinkedIn. I have enough information to write dozens of articles […] 1

    LinkedIn Talent Connect Europe 2012 Key Takeaways (#intalent)

    Wow, what a week it was. First I went to TruLondon6, the excellent unconference (un)organised by Bill Boorman, then to LinkedIn Talent Connect and an exclusive lunch meeting with Mike Gamson, SVP Global Solutions and Ariel Eckstein, MD EMEA at LinkedIn. I have enough information to write dozens of articles […]

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