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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

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Stack Exchange

 

Stack Exchange is  a network of question-and-answer websites on topics in varied fields, each site covering a specific topic, where questions, answers, and…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on August 21, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Gitlab

Gitlab  is a web-based Git repository manager with …

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Added by Dean Da Costa on August 14, 2017 at 4:09pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! academia.edu

Academia.edu is a social networking site for academics. The platform is used to share papers, monitor their impact, and follow research. 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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on August 8, 2017 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Talent42 2017 Part III

Well Talent42 2017 has come and gone, and it was spectacular. 2 days of speakers covering the entire spectrum of the Staffing Lifecycle.

 

This is part 3 of my give back on Talent 42 2017.

So I decided here to end this give back series with a listing of the tools talked about…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on July 31, 2017 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Talent42 2017!!!! Part 1

Well Talent42 2017 has come and gone, and it was spectacular. 2 days of speakers covering the entire spectrum of the Staffing Lifecycle.

 

This is part 1 of my give back on Talent 42 2017. First up “Tech Skills for 2021 by Scott Ruthfield”.

The long story short here is a few…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on July 17, 2017 at 5:10pm — No Comments

Talent42 2017!!!!

Well, Talent42 2017 has come and gone, and it was spectacular. 2 days of speakers covering the entire spectrum of the Staffing Lifecycle. This is just a general overview with a full breakdown to follow. So subjects ranged from interviewing, contacting candidates, the future, Best Practices, Tools…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on July 10, 2017 at 6:57pm — No Comments

The 4th of July- Our Independence Day!!

The 4th of July is the biggest date in the history of our country. It is the day we became a FREE, new nation. It is a date that we as Americans should hold sacred because it is the date when we actually became Americans. While we celebrate this significant event and date…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on July 3, 2017 at 3:45pm — No Comments

Linkedin User agreement and what you missed!!

So a lot has been posted and shared about the updated user agreement for Linkedin (LI). Mainly about the use of tools, extensions etc. Reactions have varied from oh well who cares I am going to do what I do. To Oh, know I am not using any tools, or extension (ext) on any place anymore. This post is not about…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on June 26, 2017 at 5:00pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Vimeo

 

Vimeo is a video-sharing website in which users can upload, share and view videos. It was the first video sharing site to support high-definition video. Vimeo was founded in November 2004 by Jake Lodwick and Zach Klein. Not a lot of recruiters try to source there. The reason is simple…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on June 19, 2017 at 6:23pm — No Comments

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