All Blog Posts Tagged 'Recruiter' (466)

Fall Sourcecon 2016 Day 1-The Start

As you can imagine the start of Sourcecon is always huge. This year the start of Fall Sourcecon was the Happy Hour. This is a great opportunity to meet and great everyone. To discuss sourcing, what sessions you want or should attend and just kick things off. Over the next weeks I will be…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on September 26, 2016 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Sourcecon Fall 2016!!

Sourcecon Fall 2016!!

As most of you know Sourcecon Fall 2016 is coming in Anaheim on Sept 21-23. I am…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on September 12, 2016 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Years of Experience VS Skill

So there seems to be a lot of interesting thoughts on years of experience for skills. I see things like Senior with 6+ years of experience. Okay great but just because someone has 6 years of experience versus say someone with 3 does not mean the 6 years is better. It really comes down to skills…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on September 6, 2016 at 6:00pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Stackoverflow

Stackoverflow is a coding repository, were people keep their code, projects and more. Now  Stackoverflow is well known in the staffing world. And a lot of recruiters try to source there, but many struggle. The reason is simple they do not know how. Well to do this without worry you need go no…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on August 29, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Coderbits

Coderbits is a place where developers and designers can keep their portfolios. Now the interesting par tis very few recruiters go here to search. The reason is simple they do not know how. Well to do this without worry you need go no further than into your bag of tricks and pull out an old tried and…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on August 22, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Scribd

Scribd is a digital library of books, comics, magazines and more. This includes resumes. Now the interesting par tis very few recruiters go here to search. The reason is simple they do nto know how. Well to do this without worry you need go no further than into your bag of tricks and pull out an old…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on August 15, 2016 at 4:00pm — No Comments

A Bug in Search With LinkedIn Recruiter

A few weeks ago, I ran a search on my free account for a plant engineering manager. I searched my first level connections, second level connections, and group connections. I received about 40 responses.

I clicked the button, "open in recruiter," to message a number of these people. LinkedIn Recruiter, no matter whether I used Boolean search or their new handy-dandy search, return fewer than half. I message my rep pointing out the discrepancy and forwarded screenshots to point out the…

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Added by Jeff Altman on August 5, 2016 at 10:52am — No Comments

A Bug in Search With LinkedIn Recruiter

A few weeks ago, I ran a search on my free account for a plant engineering manager. I searched my first level connections, second level connections, and group connections. I received about 40 responses.

I clicked the button, "open in recruiter," to message a number of these people.…

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Added by Jeff Altman on August 5, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

How To Recruit On LinkedIn

How To Recruit On LinkedIn, Fast, Without Breaking The Bank

Recently I discussed the …

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Added by Ninh Tran on June 30, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

How Microsoft-LinkedIn Could Reboot Recruiting

What's the big deal?

 

On June 13, 2016, three big brothers got together and spun the roulette. The Microsoft house took the gamble, and the LinkedIn players got their huge payout. Microsoft's CEO …

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Added by Ninh Tran on June 23, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

Tech Hiring Is Slowing Down

True or False - is tech hiring slowing down?

I believe the answer is both, true and false. There is undeniably a slowdown in VC funding in the Bay Area as of late 2015 with all the unicorns and even giants falling in valuations due to “tech corrections”. Fundraising is not as…

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Added by Ninh Tran on May 7, 2016 at 1:00am — No Comments

THE NEXT BIG THING IN RECRUITING

Today we live in a hyper-connected world where everything is connected through internet and mobile apps. We are a lucky generation; we have seen the digital evolution from telephones to mobile phones to smartphones to smartwatches and much more. We have seen automation in almost everything. The recruiting and…

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Added by Satyajeet Thorat on February 1, 2016 at 1:37am — No Comments

7 TIPS THAT WILL TAKE YOUR RECRUITING SKILLS TO THE NEXT LEVEL

The year 2015 just slipped by with lots of ups and downs in the recruitment field. This year, we have seen the US recover from a recession while there is a need of Project Managers in India and China according to a 2015 Global job report by Novid Parsi. Recruitment has changed with the changing economies; it’s time for recruiters to gear up and embrace skills that will give them an advantage in identifying qualified…

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Added by Satyajeet Thorat on January 13, 2016 at 12:30am — No Comments

The Methodology to make sense of the madness!!!

So last week I wrote about how some seem to feel the usage of tools in staffing and sourcing is un needed. I went on to explain why they are wrong and said I would layout my methodology for determining which tool to…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on November 11, 2015 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Stop Untrained Zombie Employees Killing Your Successful Recruitment Process

“FEAR, that deadliest of all emotions clutching at your heart…”

Night of the Living Dead – 1968 independent film.

This is how the tale of the Terror…

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Added by Nicole Antonio-Gadsdon on October 31, 2015 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

Post Sourcecon Fall 2015!! Part 2

This is part 2 in my Fall Sourcecon roundup, highlighting the presentations at Sourcecon Oct 2015.

 

The 2nd Keynote was Chris Westfall’s “Get to the Point, Secrets of the New Elevator Pitch.”

 

As you can imagine he is trying to help us create and use better…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on October 1, 2015 at 1:14pm — No Comments

Post Sourcecon Fall 2015!! Part 1

Post Sourcecon Fall 2015!! Part 1

So Sourcecon Fall 2015 has come and gone and it was off the hook. Over 600 people attended and from all the social chatter it was considered to be the best yet. Some of the things said are below:

 

“If you've…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on September 24, 2015 at 5:52pm — No Comments

Sourcecon Fall 2015!!

As most of you know Fall Sourcecon 2015 is coming in Dallas on Sept 17-18. I am speaking at it, running a lab as well as helping to MC all the labs. This years Labs are going to be exceptional, perhaps the best ever. We have paid a lot of…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on September 10, 2015 at 2:57pm — No Comments

Veterans on Labor Day!!

Labor Day in the United States is a holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September. It is a celebration of the American labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of workers.

 

As we approach this holiday time, let keep in our payers, minds and hearts all of…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on September 3, 2015 at 5:24pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Pearltrees

Pearltrees refers to itself as "a place for your interests". Functionally the product is a visual and

collaborative curation tool that allows users to organize, explore and share any URL they find online

as well as to upload personal photos, files and notes. Pearltrees is not well…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on August 27, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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