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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 — 2 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

USCM: What It Is And What It Does

USCM stand for “URL and web page Source Code Manipulation and study.” Basically it is the practice of looking at the url of a web page or the source code to either change it to get access to new things or study it to find and pull out information. Think of this as ASA on…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on June 12, 2014 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

What Staffing can learn from the Drafting of Russell Wilson

Russell Wilson in 2012 was a 3rd round draft pick for the Seattle Seahawks, who was told he was too short, to slow, and did not have a strong enough arm to be a starting QB in the NFL. He was projected as a career backup at best. Today he is a top 10 Super Bowl winning QB. The question…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on June 5, 2014 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

Sourcing Lesser Known Sites: Ryze

This is the 8th 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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on May 29, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Your Resume: The Key To New Opportunities

Your resume, think of it as the key to opening doors to new possibilities and opportunities.  So given it is the key, you should probably learn how to write a great resume. First there are 3 main styles…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on May 16, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

The Dumbing Down of Staffing

That’s right; I said it, “The dumbing down of Staffing”. As much as we all love technology, and tools, I mean one of my monikers is “the Tool Guy”, technology and tools are dumbing us down. What I mean by that is we have a breed of staffing professional, that all they know is checking their ATS, checking the…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on April 22, 2014 at 8:30pm — 2 Comments

When the Boss Asks for the Inconceivable: Sourcers Must Call Candidates!

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If you’re a sourcer and thinking about this headline, you might start having an anxiety attack, sweating profusely, talking like Porky Pig, or begin planning how you will get out of your current contract in order to avoid the phone.  (And if you weren’t thinking about this before, you certainly are now!)

Fear not, true believers!  This is something that you have experience with already. …

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Added by Mark Tortorici on April 17, 2014 at 11:30pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! About.me

This is the 4th 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 4th site we will discuss is…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on April 17, 2014 at 2:29pm — No Comments

Staffing and Recruiting is not a Sales Job!

So with all the talk about staffing and recruiting and sales or not, I thought I would repost my original post on the subject. With a little twist.

I recently read an article were the…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on April 8, 2014 at 2:30pm — 6 Comments

The Modern Recruiter

What is a modern recruiter? Someone who is honest first, knowledgeable second, consistent third, humble fourth, helpful fifth, personable sixth, and resilient seventh – of course these are equally valid in other arrangements.



Too many people who call themselves recruiters don’t take pride in their…

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Added by Steve Levy on April 6, 2014 at 11:30am — 12 Comments

New Sourcing & Recruiting Tool: TextRecruit

For…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on March 31, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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