an area code etc. (along with other keywords). However, these methods are not precise and the found candidates may not live where you think they do. The pages may be obsolete, too.
Here's a little trick that may help reduce your candidate list before you email everybody.
On Facebook, use "Find Friends" / Upload Contact File. Upload a text file with your email list. You will see Facebook display the list of people who are members - along with their location (and sometimes other useful information as well). If the location is wrong, it's time to remove the person from your list. (If some people are not members, there's no new info about them, of course.)
There are many other ways to "validate" information you find on the web about passive candidates - do others want to share some?
ent should be a lot easier...yes? Or, maybe not! How much of a role does job location play in finding and placing the best candidate?
Whether your a corporate or agency recruiter how significantly does location impede placing the best candidate? How much does job location influence the decision to pursue or not pursue an opportunity? Is this more of an issue today, even in a "tough job market", then it used to be? And, how often do you find your company or client is interested in placing the BEST candidate rather than holding to a mandate of being "on-site"?
Take a look at this article by Richard Florida which delves into industry clustering.
Then, take a look at these two maps displaying concentration of talent and industries:
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