g check ins at a target location (competitor employer), to formulist to build an automated twitter list, and setting up a tweetdeck column for this list. It's all automated and if you only export those accounts that check in more than 3 times, most likely an employee. For one client we have set up these twitter lists for 6 surrounding tech companies. Once you have the lists, it's up to you how you use them to source.
Not saying stalk people to meet at the same coffee shop, but quite a useful source of names to start with.
is week huge discovery.
I was amazed that some of my jobs came to the top of the search lists, and others were on page three. I usually am good about including keywords, simplifing job titles, and indexing jobs and career sites relevant. So I did a little digging.
I discovered something new--forgive me if this is old data to you Guru's. Did you know that some of the major boards have changed search engine mapping--and priority goes to the company name. Ie) search monster by company and my jobs come up--but search by PR and my Job didn't come up. Evidently with new product enhancement, some of the mapping and search engines are re-directing, or re-prioritizing listings.
My word to all of you: make it a regular habit to search your current jobs.
Search without a name or keyword, and by exact location only ie) Natick, MA ( location), then try title only....etc... If you find a company preceding yours--work with your boards, or web engine to learn from those companies--and use it to your advantage.
In my discovery, I learned that a major job board is now listing positions by this priority: Company name, then date, then full job title, then location, then keywords. In an effort to attract more people to my particular website, I discovered to simplify the job title ie) PR instead of PR specialist, then to List the location in as a keyword. I now pop up first!…