Sourcing on Lesser Known Sites: Talent.me

This is the 3rd 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 3rd site we will discuss is Talent.me.  Talent.me is a professional networking app on Facebook. Think of it as Facebooks attempt to copy Linkedin.  You can get endorsed, get referrals, jobs, and for recruiters you can broadcast your job openings.  However for us sourcers the real key is the fact you can source out of it, but not from within Talent.me, but like the previous 3 using an old school technique called x-raying. 

So to source within Talent.me you simply need to create an x-ray string, like the one below, which will find developers on Talent.me. 

site:talent.me 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-there-a

 

Next week we will talk about About.me

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