Talent SolutionsAshdown ConsultingCase StudyA Headhunter’s Dream“LinkedIn is 24/7 and you can have conversationsfrom anywhere, anytime. It’s just so accessibleand it’s fast unlike some other databaseprograms. I think it’s amazing”.Stephen GraceDirector, Ashdown ConsultingObjectives:• Access an accurate and up-to-date database• Simplify and enhance the headhunting process• Make exclusive contact with high-qualitycandidatesSolution:• LinkedIn Recruiter Professional Services• Highly targeted and well-executed InMailWhy use LinkedIn?• Extensive member details• Frequently updated profiles• The only social media channel used solelyfor business• Rapidly growingResults:• 7 out of 10 roles filled through LinkedIn• Reduced advertising spend• Significantly lower cost per hire• Increased opportunities to recruit forspecialised roles• Expanding recruiting to a global scaleAshdown Consulting is a specialised Talent ManagementConsultancy offering a range of customised recruitmentsolutions to its clients. Being a boutique recruiter, one ofAshdown Consulting’s core services is headhunting butin the past this had been a very time-consuming process.“The days of job boards and databases are coming toan end”, says Ashdown Consulting Director, Stephen Grace.He explains, “Traditional job boards simply do not deliverhigh quality candidates and people are moving roles moreoften, making traditional databases ineffective as it’s simplyimpossible to keep them current. LinkedIn has reallychanged that”.