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How to source on the lesser known sites!! Brandyourself

 

BrandYourself is the first product that empowers you to control what people find when they Google your name. BrandYourself  is known in the community but few have tried to source in it. Well to do this without worry you need go no further  than into your bag…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on February 26, 2015 at 5:40pm — No Comments

Sourcing on Lesser Known Sites: Recruiting With Klout

Klout is a website and mobile app that uses social media analytics to rank its users according to

online social influence via the "Klout Score", which is a numerical value between 1 and 100. In

determining the user score, Klout measures the size of a user's social media network and…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on February 19, 2015 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Snapscore

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Snapscore

Snapscore is a Web 2.0 professional site the attempts to quantify your professional qualifications. Snapscore is known in the community but few have tried to…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on February 12, 2015 at 3:12pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites! Fossies

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Fossies

Fossies is an open source software archieve. Fossies is not known in the community and few have tried to source in it. Well to do this without worry you need go no further than into your bag of tricks…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on February 5, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Sourcing on Lesser Known Sites: Viadeo

Viadeo, is a Web 2.0 professional social network whose members include business owners, entrepreneurs and managers. Viadeo is known in the community but few have tried to source in it. 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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 29, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! DOYOUBUZZ

How to source on the lesser known sites!! DOYOUBUZZ

DOYOUBUZZ is a site were they make it easy to create and store your resume. They have templates and resources to help you make the best and easiest resume you can. Of course they also store them…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 22, 2015 at 2:35pm — No Comments

Sourcing on Lesser Known Sites: GrabCad

How to source on the lesser known sites!! GrabCad

GrabCad, IS a place for Cad experts to show their stuff, and say a little about themselves. It is a place were engineers manage and share their cad files. Think of it as…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 15, 2015 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Bring the heart back to Staffing!!

Bring the heart back to Staffing!!

I wrote this 3 years ago, and when I reread it I realized it applies now more than ever. 

So “The heart of Rock and Roll” as Huey Lewis sang, is still beating. The…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 8, 2015 at 5:04pm — 1 Comment

The New Face of Veteran Community!!!

This blog was written with Marvin Smith the “godfather of Talent communities” and my coworker at Lockheed Martin. I am honored to work with, know and count Marvin as one of my friends.

 At Lockheed Martin, we’re driven by a sense of purpose and a passion for innovation to solve…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on December 31, 2014 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

Who should you 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 12/23/14 and there will be more updates coming. By follow I mean on twitter, connected to on Linkedin, RSS…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on December 23, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Lockheed Martin: Research Comes First

I have always preached research comes first with regards to staffing, and sourcing in particular. You have to know what you are looking for and know what companies have what you are looking for. You need to be able to find and contact those people, know trends, perform talent mapping and basically find what…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on December 18, 2014 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

Helping Veterans During the Holidays

As we approach this holiday time, let keep in our payers, minds and hearts all of those who have served. Let’s go out of our way to help, acknowledge, and appreciate those who proved the liberties that we live under. If you know of any who are looking for work, direct…

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

Sourcing On Lesser Known Sites: Xing

Xing is a professional community/social software platform for enabling a small-world network for professionals. Most of you have heard of Xing but only a few have used it to source. Well to do this without worry you need go no further than into your bag of tricks and pull out an old tried…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on December 4, 2014 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Skillpages

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Skillpages

Skillspages is a professional community were people create a profile that will list their skills. Some of you have heard of Skillpages but only a few have used it to…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on November 26, 2014 at 5:50pm — 2 Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! JobBoarders

How to source on the lesser known sites!! JobBoarders

Jobboarders is a professional community for those working in the online employment industry, however it has a large and robust…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on November 20, 2014 at 1:05pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Carbonmade

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Carbonmade

Carbonmade, is a place for creative like designers, graphic people, illustrators and more. Few have heard of Carbonmade and even fewer have tried to source in it. Well to do this…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on November 13, 2014 at 7:00pm — No Comments

On this Veterans Day it’s time to help those who allow us the freedoms we have!!

On this Veterans Day it’s time to help those who allow us the freedoms we have!! 

So here on Veterans Day, it is a must that we respect, appreciate thank and help those who gave and…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on November 11, 2014 at 2:23pm — No Comments

Losing the candidate at the last second!!

Losing the candidate at the last second!!

Yet another break in our series on lesser known sites, has us addressing a huge issue.…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on November 6, 2014 at 3:08pm — No Comments

Sourcing on Lesser Known Sites: Kaggle

Okay guys this is the one you have been waiting for. A place to go to find some of the most sought after and hardest to fill positions there are. Kaggle, Is the home of Data Science. Data Science that means “Big Data”, “Machine Learning” and everything  DATA .  Think of it as github…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on October 31, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Sourcing on Lesser Known Sites: AngelList

AngelList is site where you can learn about startups, get funding, get a job and place a job. IT is also a place where you can search if you know how. Now of course you can join and go through it that way. However as you can guess by now there is another way…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on October 23, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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