Over the last few weeks, a tool known as SellHack has been creating a lot of buzz in the recruiting community. The SellHack Twitter bio reads:
“Uncover hidden email addresses and info using our browser extension’s ‘Hack IN’ button on LinkedIn profiles. Recruiters and Biz Dev productivity tool. *BETA*”
Why wouldn’t a recruiter give something like this a try? The recruiting community has obviously been enjoying the beta. SellHack posted the following tweet on Friday:
Holy smokes. Our systems are getting slammed. We have a busy weekend ahead of coding. Thanks for your patience.
— SellHack (@SellHack) March 28, 2014
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The quick success they were experiencing may have been too good to be true. Earlier today, The Next Web reported that SellHack will be receiving a cease and desist from LinkedIn. The SellHack team posted this tweet 11 minutes after the Next Web article was posted:
It appears they’re still pushing forward. Let’s hope these two companies get on the same page soon. 🙂