Amazingly LinkedIn has 20 million users in the UK, a 100 percent increase from 10 million members in September 2012. Recently there has been a furore over the changes introduced by LinkedIn in the move to encourage people to subscribe to their paid services.

But LinkedIn should be viewed only as another tool to assist with recruitment, it can never replace your recruitment CRM. A high value private network of candidates is what sets a recruiter apart from the competition, not what access to candidates on LinkedIn they have.

This blog sets out 3 really good differences between your recruitment software and LinkedIn.