Sourcing on Lesser Known Sites: StumbleUpon

This is the 9th in the series on lesser known sites to source from.  As you saw in the first one we used x-raying to source, well guess what we are again and guess what it still works and it works for free. 

The 7th site we will discuss is StumbleUpon.  StumleUpon is a way to discover and recommend content to others. You can ever rate the content. Of course you must have an account, which includes you basic information which of course is searchable via x-raying. 

So to source within StumleUpon you simply need to create an x-ray string, like the one below. 

site:stumbleupon.com/stumbler developer 

If you run the above in google you will get the results below

Of course you can be more specific and add in a programming language and more, but you get the idea. If you need more info on X-raying see my blog post titled ”http://www.recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/seeing-what-is-really...

 

Next week we will talk about Dribble

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Tags: Corporate Recruiting, HR, Human Resources, Recruiter, Recruiting, Sourcing, Staffing

Comment by Tim Spagnola on July 15, 2014 at 7:37pm

Nice post Dean. I love these short and sweet sourcing tips. Now if you can just offer up the silver bullet in finding primary care providers. I kid I kid. I know it does not exist. 

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