All Blog Posts Tagged 'Sourcing' (300)

Hiring Solved has even more now!!

Hiring Solved has even more now!!

So you have heard of Hiring Solved, you have all read my previous blog…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on September 11, 2014 at 3:41pm — No Comments

Replacing Rapportive!!

Replacing Rapportive!! 

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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on September 4, 2014 at 2:46pm — 1 Comment

RECRUITERS WHAT ARE YOU THINKING?

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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on August 28, 2014 at 2:27pm — 1 Comment

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Fiverr

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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on August 22, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites: Odesk

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. …

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Added by Dean Da Costa on August 15, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

The Power of TMTOWTDI in Talent Acquisition - Part I

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…

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Added by Mark Tortorici on August 12, 2014 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

Sourcing on Lesser Known Sites: Kinzaa

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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on August 8, 2014 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

Sourcing on Lesser Known Sites: Behance

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.…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on July 31, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Recruiting with Twitter

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…

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Added by Shane McCusker on July 31, 2014 at 9:56am — 10 Comments

Sourcing on Lesser Known Sites: Vizify

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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on July 25, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Follow the Process...Even in an Ocean of Candidates

While having an email exchange with my friend Lisa Amorao (@leese), she mentioned to me a certain req that she needed filled.  As we talked, I figured out that this was a req unlike most.  As we went…
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Added by Mark Tortorici on July 22, 2014 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

Sourcing on Lesser Known Sites: Dribbble

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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on July 17, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Finding Anyone's Contact Details

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…

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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 b…

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…

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Added by Shane McCusker on July 16, 2014 at 12:06pm — No Comments

Sourcing on Lesser Known Sites: StumbleUpon

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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on July 11, 2014 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

On the 4th of July it’s time to help those who allow us the freedoms we have!!

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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on July 3, 2014 at 9:37pm — 1 Comment

Beginners Guide to Sourcing and Social Recruitment

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…

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Added by Shane McCusker on June 30, 2014 at 11:54am — No Comments

Recruiting & Social Media: Who You Should Follow (Updated)

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,…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on June 26, 2014 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

It's Tool Time: Google Domain Blocker

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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…

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Added by Mark Tortorici on June 26, 2014 at 2:42am — 5 Comments

Snippet Repo: New Code Repository Is Great Place To Source

There is a new code repository out there called Snippet Repo that has over 8745 lines of code snippeds and…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on June 19, 2014 at 7:00pm — No Comments

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