Posted on 09/10/2013 by Ben Carter · Posted in Blog, Google, LinkedIn, Social Recruiting, Sourcing

Searching LinkedIn jut got that little but easier to do with this Google Chrome plugin. Download this plugin and install before reading on:

It is a simple plugin that enables you to highlight any text on the web (i.e. a name) and the right click that selection and “Search LinkedIn for ‘Highlighted Text’”. I know… It is that simple!

Searching LinkedIn Just Got That Little Bit Easier

Do you want it any more easier than that to search for names?


  • The first time you run, it prompts you to authenticate your LinkedIn account.

Do you know of any other plugins that are useful in sourcing/recruitment? Let us know with a comment below.

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Ben Carter AKA @recruitmentgeek is a 12 year veteran at supporting recruitment companies to evolve and optimise recruitment systems to gain a higher ROI and staff sourcing efficiency. Currently Ben is the Global Head of IT at Spencer Ogden in London. You can contact Ben any time via one of my social networks listed at the top right of the page.