LinkedIn Announces New Rapportive Integration ‘LinkedIn Intro’

LinkedIn held a live stream event today to announce several new products. The most interesting development for sourcers, in my opinion, is the new Rapportive integration.

Sourcers who are already using Rapportive with Gmail will be familiar with the basic functionality. In a nutshell, Rapportive is able to give background information about people you are communicating with via email without leaving your inbox. Rahul Vohra, the CEO of Rapportive, which was acquired by LinkedIn in 2012, took the stage to announce LinkedIn Intro, a tool that brings the functionality of Rapportive to your iPhone mail app.

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To learn more and install the Linkedin Intro visit intro.linkedin.com.

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Jeremy Roberts, SPHR, is VP, Customer Experience at HiringSolved. He is the previous Editor of SourceCon. Prior to joining the ERE Media team, he spent over a decade working as a recruiter, sourcer, and sourcing manager. This time was spent in diverse environments, including third party agency settings (retained and contingent), recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) providers, and internal corporate HR departments. His previous employers include the MHA Group, Ajilon Finance, Korn Ferry Futurestep, Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems, and Randstad Sourceright, US. He resides in Corinth, TX with his wife and 3 children.

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