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4 Huge Reasons Every Recruitment Professional Needs Mercury

The recruitment process has pretty much stayed the same over the last few years, the process of applying for a job, attending an interview, followed by an offer or rejection, remains the core process… 

Taking a Quick Trip down memory lane…

From paper CVs to jobs being advertised in Local Phone Books, Drug store windows, and Newspapers. Then came the Notorious RED MARKER (these were not for colouring) and things were simple, so what changed?

Introducing… The Internet and Online Social Platforms

Recruitment Process

Today, modernised methods of digital transformation have proved useful when measuring the suitability of candidates to benchmark and select top talent. It is without question that LinkedIn has become the de-facto platform for all business professionals on the planetFun fact LinkedIn went live 5th May 2003 (a whopping 17 years ago, feel old yet?) Another Fun Factdid you know, the mission statement was keyed to connecting the world’s professionals to make them more productive and successful? 

Did the founders of LinkedIn realise the full potential of this platform 17 years agoWith around 610 million active users and extra added features such as Sales Navigator, LinkedIn RecruiterCampaign Managers and Apply with LinkedIn Functionalities, it’s safe to say, LinkedIn is a HUGE success. 

So here comes our million-dollar question: 

As a Recruitment Professional – are you using LinkedIn to its Full Potential?  

Powered by Microsoft Dynamics 365, Microsoft’s Power Platform, and Office 365, Mercury xRM works with and like other Microsoft applications that your recruiters work with daily. This makes it easier to learn and simpler to manage, across multiple platforms, but we are not just any cloud-based staffing and recruitment software companywe have also amassed over:  

  • 150+ years of combined experience as Recruitment Professionals 
  • 140years of combined experience iRecruitment and Software Technology. 
  • 250+ years with Microsoft Technology 
  • 100+ years with Microsoft Dynamics  

We could say that we know a thing or two! That is why we decided to become the first most LinkedIn Integrated software on the market.

keeping you 4 steps ahead of the competition 

Remember those added features we spoke about earlier? Sales Navigator, LinkedIn Recruiter, Campaign Manager and Apply with LinkedIn Functionalities.  Let’s take a deeper look into what this means for you. 

The Game Changers

LinkedIn Recruiter  

LinkedIn Recruiter LinkedIn Recruiter is a platform for finding, connecting with, and managing candidates. It surfaces quality candidates and member signals, so you can prioritize candidates most open to hearing from you. 

Recruitment professionals can further streamline their process and increase efficiency. Something so simple, yet so powerful.  

Here are our standout features for LinkedIn Recruiter: 
  • Choose to be updated about Candidates opening themselves to opportunities 
  • When viewing results or individual profiles in LinkedIn Recruiter, see who has a record in Mercury xRM and quickly access information with just a click – No need to jump across to your applicant tracking system (ATS) to search for the profile!  
  • Mercury xRM data in Recruiter! Yes, find your Mercury data in LinkedIn Recruiter when viewing candidates who have a Mercury xRM profile, see their details from Mercury and information on all vacancies they’ve been in process with, including feedback from your team. 
  • Search in LinkedIn Recruiter and filter on past applicants – See Information from Mercury xRM from search results view, including previous applications. 
  • Communication is key, keep yours visible in both LinkedIn and Mercury xRM. We’ll sync your InMail’s to activity timelines and keep you and your team up to date:  Never Miss an InMail Again 
  • How about the simplicity of adding candidates from LinkedIn Recruiter, to Mercury xRM vacancies? We’ll bring your InMails to the candidate through too. Admin, Done!
Sales Navigator

LinkedIn Sales Navigator

LinkedIn Sales Navigator is a sales prospecting tool that allows you to build and nurture relationships using the LinkedIn platform. It is also a handy tool for segmenting and tracking your outreach efforts. 

View, Create, Sync, and Manage your client database in ONE system with Mercury xRM. Our seamless integration with Sales Navigator means you don’t have to jump between systems, duplicate admin tasks, or miss opportunities!  

Let’s set the scene for you… Imagine for a moment you were able to get notified when one of your clients, or maybe someone your business has hired for previously changed jobs, before your competition? Right?! Let that sink in for just a moment…#Mindblown  

Let your organisation stand out from the rest by being able to congratulate them in their new role and offer your services for the new positions they’ve got in their team, or even possibly tracking those candidates your competitor placed ahead of you when they move and back-filling them.   

The possibilities are endless.    

Prospecting for new contacts adds them directly from LinkedIn. Send your InMail, and track it to their activity timeline in their shiny new record. 

 LinkedIn’s Data Validation service is a game-changer here! 

Campaign Manager 

LinkedIn Campaign Manager

Campaign Manager is LinkedIn’s ad management tool that empowers anyone to create, launch, and evaluate the performance of LinkedIn ad campaigns. 

LinkedIn’s Lead Generation conversion campaigns are great for generating leads. If you do not have a Marketing Automation or CRM platform, retrieving leads can become a bit more time-consuming. Our Intelligent Recruitment Software will automatically record leads within your CRM directly from your Campaign using LinkedIn’s Lead Gen Forms allowing you to easily capture, view, and action leads. #Jobdone 

Apply With LinkedIn 

Apply With LinkedIn

The ability to apply with a click of a button is truly life-changing for both the applicant and the recruiter. As an applicant, LinkedIn can gather all your information from your profile (provided you have kept this up to date and most current) when you hit that apply button saving you time when looking for that perfect job. As the Recruiter, all this information will be stored on their CRM, allowing easy access and management of clientele.  

Streamline the way you create job opportunities. 

We are here to bring “Simple Back” by streamlining your recruitment process and allowing you to view, create, sync and manage everything in one Fully Integrated CRM, giving you time back to enjoy the simple things in life and take that extra 30 min to sleep in or get that gym session in you have been putting off! With 4 months left of this Roller coaster year, where do you want to finish?  

 Intelligent Recruitment Software


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