playbook Template

Get company headcount from LinkedIn company profile

This playbook will get the company headcount from a LinkedIn company profile link and display the result on the screen.

This is a Bardeen playbook. It's a pre-built automation template you can run in one-click to perform a repetitive task. Get started with our free Chrome extension.

Scrape data in the background
Split string
Get element from array

How does this automation work?

Discovering company size is a vital step in sales prospecting and market research. With Bardeen, you can seamlessly extract the headcount of any company from its LinkedIn profile and utilize this information for your business development strategies. This playbook simplifies data sourcing by automating the extraction process, saving you time and providing accurate results.

Here is how this workflow operates:

  • Step 1: Prepare LinkedIn URL - Bardeen starts by preparing the LinkedIn company profile URL that you provide. This URL will direct Bardeen to the company's LinkedIn page where the headcount information is located.
  • Step 2: Scrape LinkedIn data - The Scraper, a tool for extracting data from websites, is used to gather information from the LinkedIn company profile in the background, ensuring that all relevant data is captured without manual effort.
  • Step 3: Extract headcount information - After scraping the data, Bardeen will split the string to isolate the section that indicates the number of employees.
  • Step 4: Display company headcount - Finally, the specific piece of data representing the company's headcount is extracted from the array and displayed, giving you the insights you need quickly and efficiently.
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How to run the workflow

Tired of manually hunting down company headcounts on LinkedIn? Look no further! This automation takes the hassle out of the process. Simply provide a LinkedIn company profile link, the company's headcount will be promptly displayed on your screen.

Imagine you're a recruiter or HR professional dealing with a high volume of company profiles. Time is of the essence, and accuracy is crucial. With this playbook, you can swiftly access essential company information without toggling between tabs or performing tedious searches.

For business analysts or researchers, this tool proves invaluable when gathering data for market research or competitor analysis. Instantly retrieving company headcounts helps in understanding their scale and growth.

Efficient and straightforward, this automation streamlines your workflow and saves you time. 

Let’s set it up!

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Step 1: Pin the playbook

You will be redirected to install the browser extension when you run it for the first time. 

Click the “Pin it” button at the top of this page to get this automation saved to your Playbooks, if you already have the Bardeen extension installed.

To use the Playbook, navigate to the LinkedIn company profile.

Activate Bardeen (or hit Option + B on Mac or ALT + B on PC on your keyboard) and enter the information.  You can click “remember inputs” to save any information that you want. This will save you time from setup in the future.

Step 2: Run the playbook to get company headcount from LinkedIn company profile

To get the headcount of the company from the currently opened LinkedIn company profile page, navigate to the page and run the playbook. It will get the headcount and show you the result on the screen. 

You can also edit the playbook and add your next action to further customize the automation. You can send the data to Google Sheets, Notion, Coda, or your CRMs, etc. 

Learn more about how to scrape LinkedIn data.

You can also find more about how to increase your personal productivity and automate your data sourcing and research process.

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Get company headcount from LinkedIn company profile
Get company headcount from LinkedIn company profile
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