Sourcecon Spring 2018 day 2, General Sessions. There were 5 general session on Day 2.
First up; Jessica Clark on Social Engineering. A lot of this is serious social engineering and influencing. She speaks about Maslaw’s Hierarchy of needs which include starting at the top of the pyramid;…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on March 20, 2018 at 5:58pm — No Comments
Sourcecon Spring 2018 day 1 consisted of 2 presentations; Trust but Verify by Jim Schnyder and Brian Mork, and Tools for the Social Detective by me.
In the first presentation Jim and Brian purpose the question who does it better a Sourcer or a Hacker. Now being both I found this interesting.…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on March 12, 2018 at 6:32pm — No Comments
This will be the start of the Spring Sourcecon share back. Lots of great stuff. The share back will come in the form of 1 post per track and there are 6 tracks. I will be focusing on tips, tools and such. Now the theme was Social Engineering which means a lot of Social, OSINT, and hacking stuff. We…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on March 5, 2018 at 5:16pm — No Comments
As a norm People Aggregators simply aggregate information found on the web into one profile or place. However some do way more than just that, and in this post , we will tell you about a few.
Hiretual for example when you are on Github uses advanced AI to grade a persons code. On Linkedin it lets…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on February 23, 2018 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Guest Writer Jeremy Da Costa
There are 2 categories of tools out there. Email finding and People Aggregating. The difference is Email finding only finds emails and usually work. People aggregators find jail, as well as profile data and social…Continue
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Bloomberg is a site that delivers business and market news, data and such. Not a lot of recruiters try to source there. 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 true tool, called…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on February 12, 2018 at 1:47pm — No Comments
Job descriptions are something that really attract the candidates towards it. But for this, it needs to be really creative and attractive. The main reason why the organizations write job descriptions is because they want to specify the job roles of the candidates, and make sure that the message of their work role is conveyed to them.
This needs to be pretty descriptive and easy to understand, so that the people do not have to think twice before applying for the…Continue
Added by Siddhant Saxena on February 12, 2018 at 10:11am — No Comments
Over the last several weeks we have covered all the parts of the “Sourcing Methodology”. We went over a boat load of tools, all of which can help you do your jobs. Tools such as; Owler, SEC, Bloomberg, Talismatic, Insightly, rethinlabs, paysa, LInkedin, Crowded for research. Hiretual, Bool, CSEs, Social…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on February 5, 2018 at 12:56pm — No Comments
Every candidate is different from one another, and have different talents altogether. But finding the unique talent out of the lot is something to look for. These employees are the ones who can bring a major change to the company, and they can bring it to the top. There are a few signs that the employer needs to look out for in an employee, that would differentiate them from the other. Those signs can be:
Added by Siddhant Saxena on February 2, 2018 at 3:00am — No Comments
Sourcing Methodology Part 5 – Outreach!!
This is part 5 of the Methodology, Outreach. In part 4 we talked about Enhancement, now that we have that done, and of course uploaded our list to our ATS or CRM, it’s time to reach out.
So this has 2 parts;…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on January 29, 2018 at 4:17pm — No Comments
This is part 4 of the Methodology, Enhancement. In part 3 we talked about Scraping, now that we have that done it’s time to Enhance the results.
For the purposes of this methodology Enhancement means finding more info, such as; emails, phone, social sites, etc.
Obviously, there are many…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on January 22, 2018 at 3:52pm — No Comments
This is part 3 of the Methodology, Sourcing. In part 2 we talked about Sourcing, now that we have that done it’s time to Scrape the results.
Scraping is the act of getting the info from one source to a reusable, and mobile source such as a CSV, Txt, Excel etc. Doing this makes it easy to upload…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on January 15, 2018 at 1:55pm — No Comments
This is part 2 of the Methodology, Sourcing. In part 1 we talked about Research, now that we have that done it’s time to Source. So regardless of where you source, you need to understand one of the recruiter languages, Boolean, Symantec, and or…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on January 8, 2018 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Prior to the Holidays I gave the intro to this series were we will cover a sourcing methodology. Now keep in mind this is a “Readers Digest” version, which means it is going to be short and sweet. So we will began were all good sourcing strategies and methodologies must start – Research. The…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on January 2, 2018 at 3:23pm — No Comments
So we are going to take a break on our series on lesser sites, to start a miniseries on a Sourcing Methodology, I use that has been very successful. This will be the last post of 2017 so the series will begin in 2018, however, I will lay the groundwork here.
The Methodology is…Continue
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Skill should trump years of experience
Years of Experience. Why are we so caught up on years of experience? It does not mean more…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on December 12, 2017 at 2:10pm — No Comments
The Importance of Outsourcing in India
According to Wikipedia, India has a median age of 27. Ask any employer plus they will tell you that this is the precise era you would like for folks working foryoupersonally. The most combination of ambition, integrity, experience and electricity that is certain to produce the course of action a enormous success and also generate exemplary results. You would like your staff to neither be over excited and underneath experienced (read disastrous)…Continue
Added by Ekansh Pahwa on November 22, 2017 at 1:31am — No Comments
In part 7 of my Sourcecon posts we will discuss the things that came from the Shelly Sandberg track.
First up Ben Gotkin and Sourcing Metrics Working Session. At the beginning was nan introduction to ATAP which is the Association of Talent Acquisition Professionals. A…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on November 20, 2017 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Post Sourcecon Fall 2017 PT6
In part 5 of my Sourcecon posts we will discuss the things that came from the Purple Squirrel Track.
Added by Dean Da Costa on November 14, 2017 at 5:46pm — No Comments