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How to source on the lesser known sites!! Bloomberg

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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on February 12, 2018 at 1:47pm — No Comments

Sourcing Methodology Conclusion!!

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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on February 5, 2018 at 12:56pm — No Comments

Sourcing Methodology Part 5 – Outreach!!

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;…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 29, 2018 at 4:17pm — No Comments

Sourcing Methodology Part 4 – Enhancement!!

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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 22, 2018 at 3:52pm — No Comments

Sourcing Methodology Part 3 – Scraping!!

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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 15, 2018 at 1:55pm — No Comments

Sourcing Methodology Part 2 – Sourcing!!

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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 8, 2018 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Sourcing Methodology Part 1 – Research!!

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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 2, 2018 at 3:23pm — No Comments

Sourcing Methodology INTRO!!

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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on December 18, 2017 at 6:42pm — No Comments

Skill should trump years of experience

Skill should trump years of experience



Years of Experience. Why are we so caught up on years of experience? It does not mean more…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on December 12, 2017 at 2:10pm — No Comments

Post Sourcecon Fall 2017 PT 7

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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on November 20, 2017 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Post Sourcecon Fall 2017 PT6

Post Sourcecon Fall 2017 PT6

In part 5 of my Sourcecon posts we will discuss the things that came from the Purple Squirrel Track.

First up is Finding the Human inside your Client by Jeff Newman. The basics of this presentation is to get to know your hiring…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on November 14, 2017 at 5:46pm — No Comments

Post Sourcecon Fall 2017 PT5

In part 5 of my Sourcecon posts we will discuss the things that came from the Programing track and general sessions.

So Steven Jiang of Hiretual spoke about creating a chrome extension, He gave an easy overview of a chrome ext. Then He spoke about HTML, CSS, and JS. He gave a link to source…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on November 2, 2017 at 6:41pm — No Comments

Post Sourcecon Fall 2017 PT4!!

In part 4 of my Sourcecon posts, we will discuss the things that came from the George Bool track and general sessions. We will deal with day 2 in this post.

Leading off day 2 of the George Bool and the general session was Stacy Zapar. Stacy spoke a lot about 2007 and how things were then, a lot…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on October 23, 2017 at 1:13pm — 1 Comment

Post Sourcecon Fall 2017 PT3

In part 3 of my Sourcecon posts we will discuss the things that came from the George Bool track and general sessions. We will deal with day 1 in this post.

The opening of Sourcecon saw Jim Stroud do his thing. He spoke about Facebook and the stats that go with it, how Facebook has a massive…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on October 16, 2017 at 12:03pm — No Comments

Post Sourcecon Fall 2017 PT2

In part 2 of my Sourcecon posts we will discuss the things that came from the Anonymous Track.

From Jim Schnyder’s Leveraging Linked Recruiter we gain the following tips, tricks or tools: Knowledge of the LIR premium insights, Search insights, Visual Capture ability, Competitive intel, and…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on October 9, 2017 at 12:22pm — No Comments

Post Sourcecon Fall 2017 PT1

Post Sourcecon Fall 2017 PT1

So Fall Sourcecon 2017 has come and gone and as you might expect it was awesome. Lots of great presentations which I will go over sin the coming weeks. The Location was great, we pretty much had the hotel to our selves. There were 5 tracks…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on October 2, 2017 at 12:35pm — 2 Comments

Sourcecon Fall 2017!!

 

As most of you know Sourcecon Fall 2017 is coming in Austin, Tx on September March 25-27. The theme “Real People. Real Sorucing. Back to Reality.” I am involved in numerous events and such and hope to see…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on September 19, 2017 at 3:36pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Amazon Web Services

 

Amazon Web Services (AWS)is a subsidiary of Amazon.com that provides on-demand cloud computing platforms to individuals, companies and governments, on a paid subscription basis with a free-tier option available for 12 months. Not a lot of recruiters try to source there. The…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on September 11, 2017 at 2:12pm — No Comments

What’s wrong with Sourcers!!!

I am taking a break from my series on lesser sites, to write this post because of a few interactions I have had over the last week or so with “sourcers”. These interactions led me to wonder what is wrong with sourcers these days.

 

I have been contacted several times, by sourcers…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on September 5, 2017 at 5:47pm — 1 Comment

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Code Guru

 

Code Guru  is where developers can come to share ideas, articles, questions, answers, tips, tricks, comments, downloads, and so much more related to development and programming..  Not a lot of recruiters try to source there. The reason is simple they do not know how.…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on August 28, 2017 at 5:14pm — No Comments

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