All Blog Posts Tagged 'google' (91)

Technology is doing its best to kill creativity

Browsing Twitter one day I came across a pretty senior level role for a prominent UK organisation. Nothing unusual there. But, upon reading through the job advertisement it soon became apparent that no thought whatsoever had gone into its make-up. Indeed, this job post was over 200 lines long and…


Added by Alasdair Murray on September 15, 2017 at 6:36am — 2 Comments

How to Utilize Google+ As a Recruitment Tool

Social media continues to explode on the internet with a growth rate set to reach almost two billion users in 2015…


Added by Megan Ritter on October 1, 2014 at 7:29pm — 4 Comments

A Cool Google Hack: How to Find Free Resumes and New Keywords

In this episode of "The Jim Stroud Show," Jim shares a cool google hack for finding new search terms. If you ever run out of keywords to use when looking for resumes online, this is a trick you will appreciate. Not only that, but you will also learn a couple of search strategies for finding free…


Added by Jim Stroud on November 5, 2013 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

Why more recruiters should be using Google Plus

I know it starts to feel a bit overwhelming when you constantly feel like you’re obliged to sign up to the newest social 

networking site in an attempt to stay in touch with social media trends. But let’s…


Added by Amanda Ashworth on May 8, 2013 at 11:30am — 10 Comments

Resume Forensics - How To Find Resumes and Candidates on the Web

Jim Stroud is the author of Resume Forensics Way back in 2008, I created a training guide called Resume Forensics. In a nutshell, it was a how-to for finding resumes and passive candidates on Google, Yahoo, Bing and a few other resources. In all modesty, it was an underground hit. I…


Added by Jim Stroud on April 28, 2013 at 8:47pm — No Comments

How To Source with Google Chrome

Jim Stroud demonstrates various Google Chrome extensions and how to use them for sourcing passive candidates. Plus, some special moments from the SourceCon 2013 conference in Atlanta and shout-outs to friends and fans. Tune in to catch the fun and learn about a few cool tools.




Added by Jim Stroud on March 29, 2013 at 1:03am — 1 Comment

8 Ways to optimize your online reputation

If your name is Michael Jackson, Leonard Nimoy, Lindsey Lohan or Mark Twain, you might as well skip this article. It doesn't apply to you. 

It may seem rather ironic to some people that I'm talking here about online reputation.…


Added by Michael Wright on March 9, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Google+ Communities for Recruiters

I’ve been banging on about Google+ for the last year or so and welcome Google+Communities which was added last week, as I think it is what was needed to make users become more active.

I see it as a great way for recruiters to build niche communities applying the basic of community management. Google+ is already good for sourcing as it has 500 million…


Added by Amanda Ashworth on December 10, 2012 at 3:16pm — 2 Comments

Is it time for Job-seekers to get more creative

With Platforms like LinkedIn and You tube are the days of the traditional CV numbered?

I for one love seeing candidates getting creative when seeking a role. I don’t think this will completely replace the traditional CV but now that many adverts have the apply with LinkedIn button, is it about time the CV evolved into 2012?

With unemployment still at a high in many sectors how can candidates…


Added by Amanda Ashworth on November 24, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Google vs Bing: Search Engine Wars - Jim Stroud on Sourcing

In this episode of The Jim Stroud Show, Jim answers a question from @rithesh. Which search engine gives the best search results for sourcers? Google or Bing? Jim investigates using, a website that gives you a blind taste test on search engine results. So, who won? The results may surprise you.

The searches done in this test, were not ordinary searches. They were specialized search strings designed to find free resumes online and in one case, information on Jim Stroud's…


Added by Jim Stroud on October 20, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Feeling Old? The How-To Guide to Catching Up with the Online Era

In the whirlwind of social media and googling; skype meetings and online applications, it’s easy to get lost in translation. But the fact remains, professional networking and job hunting is crossing over to the digital realm, and you are going to need to get up to speed. Here are 5 steps to catching up to the craze.

1) Get Online – The days of face-to-face meetings are coming to a close. Emails have replaced snail mail; Video interviews have replaced costly travel…


Added by Angela Gleichsner on October 5, 2012 at 1:11pm — No Comments

Google Plus Recruiting: You should be doing it! This is why…

It is my opinion that recruiters are sleeping on Google Plus. It is simply too big and too useful to be ignored. I give a few tips on how to leverage Google Plus for a recruitment advantage, but if you want more than that, look me up! I LOVE talking about Google Plus and welcome the chance to train you and/or your group of recruiters on its many virtues.…


Added by Jim Stroud on July 27, 2012 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

20 Must-Have’s For Recruiters and Sourcers

I believe that everybody who searches for professional people online – recruiters, sourcers, sales, marketing, business development people – need to aim to answer yes to these 20 questions below, to remain competitive and productive. (Do you agree?)

  1. Do you search for professionals on Google?
  2. Are you familiar with the Boolean logic in searches (AND/OR/NOTs)?
  3. Do you use advanced operators on Search Engines (like intitle:…

Added by Irina Shamaeva on May 18, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Job Search Tips: How To Find Hidden Jobs [video]

Did you know that traditional job searches leave you at a disadvantage? Why? Simply put, there are a lot of unadvertised jobs that you are overlooking everyday. If you do not know about these hidden jobs. its because you have been looking in the wrong places. Its time to do something different!


00:26 - Thank you National…


Added by Jim Stroud on April 11, 2012 at 4:35pm — No Comments

Webinar: Boolean Strings Basics, Updated - Wed 4/1

Join us for a Webinar on April 11 

Space is limited. 

Reserve your Webinar seat now at: 

Lots has changed in Boolean search syntax and algorithms the last six months or so. Pretty much…


Added by Irina Shamaeva on April 9, 2012 at 3:20pm — No Comments

Google Finds Twitter Handles, Hashtags, but Not Emails Yet

April 5, 2012

Remember this recent post on Mashable Google: Sorry, Twitter, We Don’t Index the @ Symbol? Those of us on the Boolean Strings group, who are search syntax perfectionists and are tired of seeing yet another suggestion to search for @*.com or *, etc. to find emails,…


Added by Irina Shamaeva on April 5, 2012 at 1:55pm — No Comments

How To Find Passive Candidates Under The Radar

"How To Find Passive Candidates Under The Radar" is the topic of this episode of The Jim Stroud Show. If you want to learn how to get more bang for your sourcing buck, be sure to tune in on this one! Also, Jim shares pictures and a few comments about his time at the SourceCon 2012 event in Atlanta, GA. Finally, are you single on Valentine's Day? If so, Jim Stroud has a tip for you. (smile)…


Added by Jim Stroud on February 13, 2012 at 7:42pm — No Comments

How To Find Java Developers with Google Image Search

How to find java developers with Google Image Search is the topic of this episode of The Jim Stroud Show. Pay attention recruiters and sourcers, as this one goes very fast. (smile) The song "I Love You" by 37Hz is courtesy of

Added by Jim Stroud on February 7, 2012 at 2:13pm — No Comments

Social Share: The Power of Distribution in Job Advertising & Employer Branding

This blog originally appeared here on our site,

Do you advertise jobs or products/services? Are you blogging? If you think that just simply putting…


Added by Johnny Campbell on February 3, 2012 at 9:06am — No Comments

The Recruiter's Toolkit - Browser Extensions to Boost your Sourcing Productivity

We had a phenomenal response to yesterday's webinar so here's the lowdown on what we call The Recruiter's Toolkit…

As we move from Application-Screening to headhunting to recruit, our time gets eaten up by distraction and time-consuming online…


Added by Johnny Campbell on January 19, 2012 at 10:49am — 6 Comments

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