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How to source on the lesser known sites!! Moonlight Work!!

Moonlight is a professional network of remote software developers. Companies join the

membership to get access to vetted engineers and designers, and hire them as contractors

or full-time employees. Developers apply to find  remote work opportunities and engage with

the community. Moonlight Work Network is…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on August 10, 2020 at 1:59pm — 1 Comment

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Podnetwork!!

The POD Network is North America’s largest educational development community,

supporting more than 1,400 members representing every US state and more than 30

countries, to develop professionally through meaningful and sustained interaction.  The POD

Network is a little-known site and few have tried to source in it. Well to…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on August 3, 2020 at 3:07pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! ICWatch!!

ICWATCH is a public database of mainly LinkedIn profiles of people in the United States

Intelligence Community.  ICwatch is a little-known site and few have tried to source in it. Well to

do this without worry you need go no further than into your bag of tricks and pull out an old tried

and true tool, called…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on July 27, 2020 at 3:16pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Youteam.io!!

Youteam.IO is a site where you can hire off shore or remote developers. Fortunately, they also

provide a very robust profile and make it easy to find and contact these developers. YouTeam.IO is a

little-known site and few have tried to source in it. Well to do this without worry you need go no

further than into your bag of tricks…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on July 20, 2020 at 2:29pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Speakerhub

Speakerhub is a site that helps speakers, trainer, and moderators be found by conference

Organizers and event managers. Now obviously if they are speakers, trainers or moderators they

must know the subject really really well. In most cases if they are speakers, they are recognized

experts and there for targets to be recruited.…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on July 13, 2020 at 2:30pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Mastodon.Social

Mastodon is a free and open-source self-hosted social networking service. It allows anyone to host

their own server node in the network, and its various separately operated user bases are federated

across many different servers. Mastodon.Social is a little known site in the community and

few have tried to source in it. Well to do…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on July 6, 2020 at 1:34pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known Arc.Dev!!

Arc.Dev is a simpler way to hire great remote talent. Helping organizations scale faster with top vetted developers. Arc is your complete remote hiring solution. However most recruiters don’t think to source there because they are not sure how. Or they are concerned about 3rd parties etc. Simply reach into your bag…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on June 29, 2020 at 3:46pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known Codementor!!

Codementor is the largest community for developer mentorship and an on-demand marketplace for software developers. It can also be a great place to source if you know how. However most recruiters don’t think to source there because they are not sure how. Simply reach into your bag of tricks and pull out an old tried and true…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on June 22, 2020 at 3:31pm — No Comments

X-raying Linkined with a twist!!

We all know what Linkedin is, no need to go over it. However one of the things I hear a lot of people say is how do I search in Linkedin for people in a specific location, working for a specific company and with a current specific title. Well I might have come up with a solution.

 

So I came up with a string that appears to work pretty…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on June 15, 2020 at 4:30pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known Pod.IO!!

Pod.Io is a newer social site that boasts over 61m people and growing covering over 200 countries. It can also be a great place to source if you know how. However most recruiters don’t think to source there because they are not sure how. Simply reach into your bag of tricks and pull out an old tried and true tool, a simple xray search with some…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on June 8, 2020 at 3:45pm — No Comments

How to source for Attendees Lists!!

Attendee’s lists can be a huge boon for Recruiters/Sourcers as the let you know everyone who attended a given conference or event. However most recruiters don’t think about finding them because they are not sure how. Simply reach into your bag of tricks and pull out an old tried and true tool, a simple xray search with some extras, and a whole lot of…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on June 1, 2020 at 3:00pm — No Comments

The responsibility of a blogger!!

The responsibility of a blogger!!

 

 

Some of us have been blogging, podcasting, video blogging for some time. We have taken a lot of time to build our reputations, and followings. For the most part bloggers are good, honest hardworking people who are trying to spread facts, tips,…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on May 26, 2020 at 4:53pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!!Codeable!!

Codeable is a Wordpress site designed to allow freelancers and customers to work together. It can also eb a great place to source if you know how. However most recruiters don’t think to source there because they are not sure how. Simply reach into your bag of tricks and pull out an old tried and true tool, a simple xray search with some extras, and a…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on May 18, 2020 at 5:14pm — No Comments

Being a Social Detective!!!

For those of you that have been following me, you know when ever I post about lesser sites, I always say at some point use your social detective skills. Well while I Have spoken about it, showed it and perhaps did a video about it, I never wrote about, so here we go.

Being a Social Detective means following the bread crumbs were they lead by…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on May 11, 2020 at 5:39pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!!Assembla!!

Assembla is a web-based version control and source code management SaaS provider for enterprise that was founded in 2005.It can also be a great place to source. However most recruiters don’t think to source there because they are not sure how. Simply reach into your bag of tricks and pull out an old tried and true tool, a simple xray search…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on May 4, 2020 at 6:42pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!!Launchpad!!

Launchpad is a software collaboration platform that provides: Bug tracking · Code hosting using Bazaar and Git · Code reviews · Ubuntu package building and more. It can also be a great place to source. However most recruiters don’t think to source there because they are not sure how. Simply reach into your bag of…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on April 27, 2020 at 4:26pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!!Sourceforge!!

SourceForge is a web-based service that offers software developers a centralized online location to control and manage free and open-source software projects.  However most recruiters don’t think to source there becasue they are not sure how. Simply reach into your bag of tricks and pull out an old tried and true tool, a simple xray search with some…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on April 20, 2020 at 5:43pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!!FreeCodecamp!!

FreeCodeCamp is a non-profit organization that consists of an interactive learning web platform, an online community forum, chat rooms, online publications and local organizations that intend to make learning web development accessible to anyone. However most recruiters don’t think to source there becasue3 they are not sure how. Simply reach into your…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on April 13, 2020 at 2:09pm — No Comments

Sourcecon Spring 2020!!

Sourcecon Spring 2020 was the first every Digital Sourcecon. Meaning it was all done virtually.  So

For my recap I will focus on the tools that were mentioned.

 

So first the presentations I have that this list of tools is coming from:

 

AmyBeth-Quinn FROM SIDESHOW TO BIG TOP BECOMING A SOURCING…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on April 6, 2020 at 4:36pm — No Comments

How to source the URl Shortner Tool Bit.do!

Bit.do is a url shortner, that allows you to shorten a long url as well as personalize that shortened url. It can be a great place to find candidates you might not otherwise, however it can also be tough to search. That said there is always a way and here is one. Simply reach into your bag of tricks and pull out an old tried…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on March 30, 2020 at 2:01pm — No Comments

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