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…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on July 3, 2017 at 3:45pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on June 26, 2017 at 5:00pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on June 19, 2017 at 6:23pm — No Comments
Y Combinator is an American Seed Accelerator started in 2005. Now of course that does not explain why you might want to source there, Well the site offers a lot of news and articles, as well as resources and a robust community. Now as we have learned if someone is talking about or writing about a topic…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on June 14, 2017 at 7:35pm — No Comments
Back in February of 2015 I did a blog that was on recruiting tools about 4 free Boolean Builders. They included “Linkedin Custom Search Engine”, Jobvention Boolean builder (no longer around as Jobvention,…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on June 5, 2017 at 3:19pm — No Comments
BrandYourself is the only free do-it-yourself product that empowers you to control what people find when they Google you. . BrandYourself is not well known in the staffing world. And not a lot of recruiters try to source there . The reason is simple they do not know how. Well to do this without…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on May 30, 2017 at 3:08pm — No Comments
The Purple Squirrel track session of day 2 consisted of 2 presentations, They were Sourcing Utensils by David Nicola, and Source Like a Boss by Beth Theodore.
First up Source like a Boss by Beth Theodore. The gist of this was using job boards, and employer branding. …Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on May 16, 2017 at 6:17pm — No Comments
The George Boole session of day 2 consisted of 3 presentations, however there was only one downloadable, so we will cover it. That was Winter is coming/HERE – Time for Competitive Intelligence by Jess Roberts.
So this starts with what is competitive Intel. He defines that as –…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on May 9, 2017 at 5:47pm — No Comments
The Anonymous session of day 2 consisted of several presentations to include-Underground Old School Hacks by Kevin Walters and Hacking a Conference Attendees List by Aaron Lintz.
Underground Old School Hacks by Kevin Walters. He discusses doing a Talent Level Mapping, in other…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on May 1, 2017 at 5:24pm — No Comments
The morning session of day 2 consisted of several presentations to include-How to ensure you survive the Machine Learning and AI disruption by Jeremy Roberts, Its about the Human Sourcing for Soft Skills by Jennifer Shappley, and Can we automate being Human by Katrina…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on April 24, 2017 at 4:26pm — No Comments
This is the day 1 Purple Squirrel Tracks. These included; How to go From Average Joe to Sourcing Pro by Matt LeBlanc and Smart Recruiting by Amy Miller.
First up How to go From Average Joe to Sourcing Pro by Matt LeBlanc. SO first up a realization all sourcers need to know;…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on April 17, 2017 at 5:11pm — No Comments
This is the day 1 George bool Tracks. These included; Source Like an Athlete by Jenn Hall and Sourcing around the Globe by Ed Delgado.
First up Source Like an Athlete by Jenn Hall. So basically she utilizes the principles that many athletes use, that being Practice, commitment…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on April 10, 2017 at 6:53pm — No Comments
This is the day 1 anonymous tracks. These included; Connecting the Dots by Randy Bailey and Drip Sourcing by Jim Schnyder.
First up Connecting the Dots by Randy Bailey, Think of this as your crash course in how to follow the bread crumbs to find what you want. Example you found a…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on April 3, 2017 at 6:08pm — No Comments
The morning session of day1 consisted of Intro to Machine Learning by Summer Husband, AI in Search by Glen Cathey.
First, up Summer Husband, the first thing I would like to say is Summer is one of the smartest people I have ever heard. She is scary smart and yet knows how to make so us mere…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on March 27, 2017 at 5:13pm — No Comments
Sourcecon Spring 2017!! The Aftermath
Sourcecon spring 2017 has come and gone and starting next week I will be posting my breakdown. For this post we will cover a few of the special events.
The pre-Sourcecon training event done by the…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on March 20, 2017 at 1:29pm — No Comments
As most of you know Sourcecon Spring2017 is coming in Anaheim on March 13-15. The theme “the Future of Sourcing is Now!” I am involved in numerous events and such and hope to see everyone there. This year's Sourcecon is going to be…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on March 6, 2017 at 3:17pm — No Comments
Before I start let me preface this by making it very very clear we in the staffing community are amongst the most helpful there is. We will always help those who need it. That said keep in mind we are also very very busy, and asking the same type of question over and over again, instead of looking…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on February 28, 2017 at 2:58pm — No Comments
Disqus is a site that helps you with your website, its content and so much more. Discus is not well known in the staffing world. And 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…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on February 13, 2017 at 3:04pm — No Comments
TripAdvisor, Inc. is an American travel website company providing reviews of travel-related content. It also includes interactive travel forums. Now Trip Advisor is not well known in the staffing world. And not a lot of recruiters try to source there . The reason is simple they do not know how. Well to do…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on February 6, 2017 at 3:49pm — No Comments