So you have heard of Hiring Solved, you have all read my previous blog…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on September 11, 2014 at 3:41pm — No Comments
I decided to hold of one more week before going back to the lesser sights, as I have been aqsked a lot about replacing Rapportive, so here we go. Since Rapportive stopped…Continue
RECRUITERS WHAT ARE YOU THINKING?
We are taking a short break form the series on lesser known sites, but do not worry we will get back to it, I have a boat load…Continue
How to source on the lesser known sites!! Fiverr
Fiverr is a site where people can advertise their skills and you can go and find someone who can do what you need them to do, engage them and hire them. Like ODesk…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on August 22, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments
How to source on the lesser known sites!! Odesk
Odesk is simply a place were freelancers make themselves available for you to hire. The skills range from; developers, SEO. PM, and so much more. …Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on August 15, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments
If you are a programmer, you understand the meaning and power that TMTOWTDI (pronounced TIM-TOADY) can give you. It originates from the world of Perl but also programming practices in general it means that for every solution to a problem, there is more than one way to do it. There are different ways write the code in order to achieve the desired results.
Now before I receive…Continue
Kinzaa lets you build visually stunning infographic resumes. An infographic resume is a way of describing your resume information in a visual or graphical form. Infographics provides the format that sets you apart from the crowd. Employers get the specific information they crave in a…Continue
Behance is a special site were creative people can showcase their work, and find jobs. This is for Illustrators, graphic designers, Motion Graphics etc. To do this without worry you need go no further than into your bag of tricks and pull out an old try and true tool, called x-raying.…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on July 31, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments
I really do think more recruiters should be using twitter. It is such a powerful tool to find and engage with Candidates.
Recruiters are, in my opinion, far too obsessed with CVs. When are we going to realize that this is not the only way to understand a candidate. In fact how often do you look at a CV and forget that there may actually be a living breathing person behind…Continue
Vizify was a website designed around your other social media profiles. It was recently bought by Yahoo, however the profiles still exist and they are searchable. To do this without worry you need go no further than into your bag of tricks and pull out an old try and…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on July 25, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Dribbble is a site that is designed to be a community of designers, developers and such answer questions. People on this site might be; developers, web designers, graphic designers, Icon Artists, Typographers and much more. The people you might find here will also…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on July 17, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments
It is typically the case that a recruiter will find a good potential candidate on the internet but struggles to find any way of making direct contact with them. This is often the case when finding someone on LinkedIn where their contact details are not available.
In this video I talk about a number of different ways to make contact including how to message on…Continue
Added by Shane McCusker on July 17, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments
Linkedin seem to be making changes to the Public Profiles. They have recently released paid for Premium profiles however it seems that for may profiles, free and paid for, there is now a new format being rolled out. This has implications for Recruiters who use Google x-ray search to find profiles as the information and format is changing.
The new format is more…Continue
Added by Shane McCusker on July 16, 2014 at 12:06pm — No Comments
This is the 9th in the series on lesser known sites to source from. As you saw in the first one we used x-raying to source, well guess what we are again and guess what it still works and it works for free.
The 7th site we will discuss is…Continue
On the 4th of July it’s time to help those who allow us the freedoms we have!!
So here on the 4th of July, it is a must…Continue
This is the first of a series - A beginners guide to Sourcing and Social recruitment. In this video I explain the basic concepts of Boolean Search.
If you'd like to see other videos in this series they are freely available on my blog page Shane's Recruitment…Continue
Added by Shane McCusker on June 30, 2014 at 11:54am — No Comments
So in reality you should not strive to be a follower but a leader. That said this post is about who out in the industry should you follow. Mind you this is the UPDATED list as of 6/22/14 and there will be more updates coming. By follow I mean on twitter,…Continue
That's right, ladies and gentlemen! It's Tool Time! That is, tools for your web browser and tools to help automate your sourcing life.
Last week at a conference, I was talking to a like-minded sourcing guru/technophile. You know him by his real name: Dean Da Costa. As we talked about sourcing tools, add-ons, extensions, and whatnot, we talked about blocking domains from search results on Google.
Now for years I have used a Greasemonkey (or Tampermonkey…Continue
There is a new code repository out there called Snippet Repo that has over 8745 lines of code snippeds and…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on June 19, 2014 at 7:00pm — No Comments