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LinkedIn Recruiting Quiz 2012
 

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I created a quiz to test how much recruiters know about LinkedIn when it comes to actually staffing. ...

I created a quiz to test how much recruiters know about LinkedIn when it comes to actually staffing.

The average score is around 70, if you're a heavy LinkedIn user. Some people score much lower.

Useful for hiring new recruiters who tell you're they're savvy socially.

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    • LinkedIn Quiz LinkedIn Quiz prepared by Jim Durbin socialmediaheadhunter.com
    • LinkedIn QuizInstructions:The quiz can be given in two formats - either with access to the LinkedIn site, or on paper. When there is accessto the site, an advanced recruiter will score above 80, and a bare minimum score would be around 50.Without access to the site, leeway should be given with answers, and the scores will still be 20-25 points lower.These conclusions have been tested in blind studies. If you plan to use this as a screening tool, I highlyrecommend you first give a blank copy to the recruiter candidate to study at home, then have them fill in theinformation when they arrive for the interview.Candidate Profile: worth 15 pointsWhere can you find candidate contact preferences? (worth 5 points)______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________What are some signals that a candidate is an active candidate? (worth 5 points)__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ socialmediaheadhunter.com
    • LinkedIn Quiz What is a common way that candidates without a college degree pretend they do on their profile? (worth 5 points) _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________Franki Durbin Today, 12:48 PM Sourcing: worth 35 points Name five filters you can use in LinkedIn’s sourcing page? (worth 1 point, up to 5 points) _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ A. If you have a paid account, you can see every profile inside LinkedIn. True/False (worth 1 point) B. Candidates can select how much of their profile can be seen on Google. True/False (worth 1 point) C. “Site:” commands can be used inside the LinkedIn search page. True/False (worth 1 point) D. You should only connect with candidates that fit your hiring profile. True/False (worth 1 point) E. When you connect with someone, they can see your entire network. True/False (worth 1 point) socialmediaheadhunter.com
    • LinkedIn QuizWrite the following xray search. Search LinkedIn to find a purchasing manager in Denver without pulling up jobsor the directory. (5 points)__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________What can a candidate put on their profile to showcase their talents (what applications)? (worth 1 point, up to 5points)_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________The Profile Organizer serves what purpose? (worth 5 points)A) Edits your company profileB) Tracks the completeness of your personal profileC) Holds folders of saved candidatesD) Determines the content you’ll see in your newsfeed socialmediaheadhunter.com
    • LinkedIn QuizYou find a candidate with a good profile. How do you use that profile to find other candidates that are similar?(worth 2 points)______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Where can you find a Members tab to search for candidates that have demonstrated an interest in yourindustry? (worth 2 points)______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________What section of the site can be used to evaluate candidate expertise? (worth 2 points)______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________What does a candidate have to do with a recommendation to have it show on their profile? And how does thisaffect our view of recommendations? (worth 2 points)______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________What is the minus sign used for in Boolean/XRay searches of the LinkedIn site? (worth 2 points)____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ socialmediaheadhunter.com
    • LinkedIn QuizCommunication: worth 10 pointsWhat is the single most important rule when sending a connection request? (worth 3 points)____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Name the different ways you can connect with a candidate through LinkedIn. (worth 1 point, each answer)__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________The rating system for InMail uses what symbol? (worth 1 point)______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________If you find a candidate profile outside of LinkedIn, what can you look for in their profile that will let you sendthem a message when you’re not connected? (worth 1 point)____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ socialmediaheadhunter.com
    • LinkedIn QuizAdvanced: worth 10 points1. A candidate sends you a LinkedIn vanity url that shows http://linkedin.com/jimdurbin What mistake havethey made? (worth 1 point)______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________2. A candidate in a search is 3 degrees away from you. You can see their first name and last initial, but the fullprofile is closed to you. How do you view their full profile? (worth 1 point)______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________3. Where do you search on the LinkedIn site to find out the primary hiring sources of a company you’reresearching? (worth 1 point)______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________4) Where do you go to alter settings to hide your identity from profiles you’ve clicked on? (worth 1 point)______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________5) When posting on Twitter, what hashtag can you use to update your LinkedIn profile? (worth 1 point)______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ socialmediaheadhunter.com
    • LinkedIn Quiz6) What does the OpenLink symbol allow you to do in a candidate profile? (worth 1 point)______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________7) When performing a site search, how do you narrow the search to people currently living in the area? (worth1 point)______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________8) If you accept an invitation by smart phone, how do you later go back and find out if they left you amessage as well? (worth 1 point)______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________9) What happens when you get too many I Don’t Know’s? (worth 1 point)______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________10) Will LinkedIn suspend your account for posting your email in your name field? (worth 1 point)______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________This ends the recruiter portion of the test. The scorer should score the Recruiter profile separately without inputfrom the recruiter. socialmediaheadhunter.com
    • LinkedIn QuizRecruiter Profile: worth 30 pointsDoes the recruiter have 100% profile completeness? ___________ (worth 5 points)Does the recruiter have a Vanity URL? ___________ (worth 5 points)Is there a picture of the recruiter’s face, with nothing in the background? ___________ (worth 5 points)Does the recruiter describe what kind of candidates they will connect with in their summary? ___________ (worth5 points)Does the Recruiter belong to relevant groups in their industry, and are these displayed on their profile?___________ (worth 2 points)Is the recruiter profile free of typings and misspellings? ___________ (worth 2 points)Does the recruiter have social profiles outside of LinkedIn connected (url, blog, twitter, about/me)? ___________(worth 2 points)Is there a current update in the last week? ___________ (worth 2 points)Are there at least 3 recommendations in the most recent 2 jobs? ___________ (worth 2 points) socialmediaheadhunter.com