Hey kids, it’s The Shred for October 10, 2018, brought to you by Judge.com. Whether you’re moving your systems to the cloud, building out a team for your next project, finding healthcare talent for your organization, filling that mission critical direct hire to lead your team, or training your employees on the latest technology, Judge.com can deliver to ensure your organization’s long-term growth. To the news: Well, it finally happened … . That was Sarah-Beth Sanders, product marketing leads at LinkedIn from this years Talent Connect, LinkedIn’s annual conference. Dubbed Talent Hub, the world’s largest business networking site is getting into the applicant tracking business. The product aims to help employers source, manage and hire talent that’s not only undiscovered, but motivated and qualified candidates that already exist on LinkedIn’s half a billion userbase. Sanders said you can think of it as an ATS preloaded with candidate already open to a new opportunity. In an already cluttered ATS environment, LinkedIn has its work ahead of it, even with the brand awareness it enjoys, as well as having Microsoft in its corner. Regardless, it’s fair to say we now have our heavyweight bout featuring Hire by Google and now LinkedIn Talent hub . Be sure to tune into the weekly show for deeper opinion on news you hear on The Shred. Once again, thanks to our sponsor Judge.com. With over 48 years of experience and success, Judge is an industry leader in technology, talent and learning solutions. Judge is a family-owned business which has grown globally with offices in the United States, Canada, India and China. Learn more at j-u-d-g-e-dot-com. Cheesman out.