1. LinkedIn_Slots Guide

LinkedIn_Slots Guide

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Board Overview

Integration Type Automated Job Feed
Delivery Type HTTP
eQuest Pipeline ID LinkedIn_Slots
Board URL http://www.linkedin.com
Delivery Times (UTC) Realtime
HTML Allowed Limited HTML allowed. The following tags are accepted: <b>,<strong>,<i>,<br>,<p>,<ul>, <ol> & <li>
Known Character Limit 25000 for Job Description, 4000 for Skills and 4000 for company description.
Board Posting Duration 30 days
Has Board Specific Data Fields YES - required
Special Requirements Each client needs to give eQuest permission so we could post jobs on their behalf. In order to do so, the client should log into their LinkedIn account and choose eQuest as Job Posting Partner - more information provided here.
Known Issues/Limitations
  • LinkedIn Support's email address is lcshelp@linkedin.com; you can email them for support issues.
    (If it is referring to "Limited Listings" which is including in eQuest Advantage Network package, please include "Limited Listings" in the subject line.) Make sure to provide a sample Job URL and the LinkedIn Company ID.

  • LinkedIn system does not accept job title updates once the job is posted.

  • Skills description is sent in the LinkedIn's skills field if it contain more than 20 characters (including HTML tags), otherwise it is being sent in the job description field.

  • By default we have disabled the LinkedIn profile that is linked to the posting account from appearing in all jobs.

  • The Job Title cannot be updated on LinkedIn - the client would need to unpost and then repost the job.
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Board Configuration (for Admins)

IMPORTANT: Follow the instructions provided in the article to authorize eQuest to post jobs on your behalf.

Field Name Field Type Required Description
ContractID open text YES Your contract ID can be found on the LinkedIn Admin Dashboard, under the name of your organization. See the screenshots
CompanyID open text YES This number can be found in the URL within your Company Page on LinkedIn. See the screenshots
Default Linkedin Industry dropdown YES --
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Board Specific Data (for Users)

Field Name Field Type Required Description
Industry dropdown NO Up to 3 industries
Experience Level dropdown NO Default to 'Mid-Senior level' if no value is selected.
Location PostalCode open text YES Required for countries where geo location is enabled at LinkedIn. If we receive a value from your ATS, we hide this field.
Job Function dropdown NO Up to 3 selections
Referral Bonus Amount open text NO --
Referral Bonus Amount for dropdown NO --
Display LinkedIn Profile boolean NO --
LinkedIn Profile Email open text NO Indicates the email address of another user on the job contract other than the default email address setup at Linkedin's end. The LinkedIn service that forwards profiles matching the job posting will be sent to this address. Must be a valid email address that is associated with the users LinkedIn profile.
The LinkedIn Profile Email cannot be updated on LinkedIn - the client would need to unpost and then repost the job.
Profile Role dropdown NO Defaults to 'Company Recruiter' if no selection is made on this field.

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