20+ Free Chrome Extensions That Recruiters Can Use in 2022 [Updated]
Ever since we discovered Chrome Extensions, we have been great fans. They are extremely useful and often come in handy. We have curated a list of 20+ Chrome Extensions for recruiters. Of course, you won’t be needing all of them, but feel free to choose the one you like.
It’s time to do some serious recruiting this 2022.
Source candidates & clients from anywhere with the handy Recruit CRM extension. Save time by adding candidates & prospective clients directly into Recruit CRM from LinkedIn and other online sources.
This extension is free to use and you need to create an account with Recruit CRM (Recruitment Agency Software) in order to use it.
Recruiters are often seen writing multiple times every day, we mean every hour! Grammarly will make sure all those are professional by helping you fix typos and spelling mistakes. Also, we have some email templates for you to get started, here.
Grammarly is free to use!
Talking about emails, now that you are sending a professional email you also want to make sure that it is opened and the other party responds to you. This where Boomerang will come into the play!
Boomerang uses AI to rate your messages on respond-ability; predicting the likelihood that your recipient will answer your email.
The extension also allows you to schedule emails at your convenience.
Boomerang is free to use!
Hunter helps you find an email address from the domain name, this is how it works in short. Click on the source to discover the email address, it simply works!
FullContact helps you with additional data on your candidates, like their social media accounts, address, and all the information this app can find on the internet.
This is helpful for recruiters who are into checking the social media profiles of candidates. There are many uses of this extension, it’s up to you how you use it!
Calendly is a powerful tool to schedule meetings. Just share a simple link and your client can schedule a meeting with you. You can choose your time slots.
The app is free to get started.
Sideways Dictionary explains all the tech-savvy words in simple languages. Recruiters often come across tech words like API, and 2 Factor Authentication while reading job descriptions.
Don’t worry about these words anymore now that you have Sideways Dictionary at your disposal.
Prophet helps you discover more about a candidate via its social media profile. Apart from basic information, Prophet goes one step further and helps you find additional details about a specific candidate.
Prophet is free to get started.
Buffer lets you post on multiple social media platforms at once. Recruiters can use it to post about their positions and source candidates into their CRM/ATS easily.
10. Feedly Mini
Did you come across a website but you are too busy to read it right now, well, you can use this extension to save it and read it later. Feedly also helps you manage and organize all the interesting articles you come across daily.
Feedly is free.
If you have your website, this can come in handy & help you with marketing stuff like SEO, and traffic demographics. Recruiters who are into recruitment marketing will love this chrome plugin.
StayFocusd will help you put a time limit on addictive websites like Reddit, and Facebook so that you can actually work instead of watching cat videos.
How does this work?
You select a website, let’s say for example facebook.com and then you have to allocate some time to facebook.com. Let’s say you want to surf 15 mins a day. You put 15 mins and now you can access the website for 15 mins only. Once you have exhausted 15 mins, Facebook will be inaccessible for the rest of the day.
Further Resources: 5 tools that’ll help recruiters master the art of productivity.
If you are still storing passwords in some notepad, then this is for you. LastPass is a password manager which helps you manage all of your passwords, bank accounts, and address.
Helpful for recruiters to manage their passwords in one place. LastPass comes with a free trial for a limited time period.
MightySourcer free chrome extension lets you find phone numbers and email addresses of your candidates quickly.
You can then send them an email and invite them to apply to your job in seconds. Time is money, this should be the unofficial motto of the Mighty Source.
We often come across recruiters who check the digital footprint of their candidates or we should say social media footprint and we do agree with them. In 2022, it is necessary and will help you hire good quality employees.
This is where AmazingHiring comes in. This specific extension lets you track your candidate’s social media footprint.
This extension is a technical one but I’m sure you will need this. When you are using Google Chrome and browsing through the internet, you end up opening multiple tabs that eventually hog up your memory, making your computer slow.
Whenever you open multiple tabs in Google Chrome, you end up wasting a lot of RAM which makes your laptop/computer extremely slow. This extension takes care of that mess and lets you have more RAM to work with.
This tool will search for people or your candidates, and clients on LinkedIn instantly. It’s so simple to use and saves your time going to linkedin.com and typing the name.
Just select the name and right-click, choose Search LinkedIn for “selected-name” and boom, you get a new tab with LinkedIn and a search box filled with your query. This is a must-have for every agency recruiter out there!
18. Data Miner
Use this extension to extract details like email, and name from a web page. This is useful for recruiters while sourcing candidates for a position to fill.
This extension is free.
Sourcing candidates on LinkedIn? This tool records all the profile visits you do. Click one button and send an invitation to them.
This tool has features like auto profile visit, auto-invite (visited profile). Another great tool a recruiter should try.
This chrome extension is free to get started.
Lusha is already popular among recruiters, especially used for extracting B2B information like emails and phone numbers of your candidates or clients.
Lusha is free to get started.
ContactOut is a simple browser extension that is an email finder tool that is able to instantly provide personal email addresses, phone numbers, and social media links of any person in their profile on LinkedIn.
22. Voila Norbert
Norbert makes it easy to get in touch with candidates so you can find the best fit for the job. Thanks to a vast database of B2B contacts and companies, your next hire is only a couple of clicks away. If candidates have an email address, Norbert will find them.
Schedule emails to send later, create email reminders, send recurring emails in Gmail and so much more with Rightinbox. More than 250,000 professionals use Rightinbox every day to increase their email productivity.
Let us know in the comments below which of the above Chrome Extensions have been your go-to tool for years.