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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

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

IEEE or The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and is a professional association of the highest order.   However it can be tricky to source out of without paying. That said there is always a way and here is one. Simply reach into your bag of tricks and pull out an old tried and true tool, a simple xray…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on March 23, 2020 at 4:41pm — No Comments

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

Winmo is a leading  sales prospecting tool, and obviously not free. That said there is always a way and as this can be a great place to find candidates, I decided to find a way. 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, a simple search with some…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on March 16, 2020 at 3:45pm — 1 Comment

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Her Campus Authors!!

HerCampus.com is the #1 global community for college women, written entirely by the nation's top college journalists from 380+ campus chapters around the World. This can be a great place to find candidates however a lot of recruiter do not search here. The reason is simple they do not know how. Well to do this…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on March 9, 2020 at 10:14pm — No Comments

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

Valance is a free people search site for African American professionals. This can be a great place to find candidates however a lot of recruiter do not search here. The reason is simple they do not know how. 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, a simple…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on February 24, 2020 at 7:04pm — No Comments

How to source info on the lesser known sites..Dev!!

DEV is a community of software developers getting together to help one another out. The software industry relies on collaboration and networked learning. We provide a place for that to happen. This can be a great place to find candidates however a lot of recruiter do not search here. The reason is simple they do not know how. Well to do…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on February 17, 2020 at 1:39pm — No Comments

Levels of tools in OSINT

OSINT, Open Source Intelligence, is the big buzz word of the day. I find this interesting as I have been speaking about it for over 20 years. The funniest part is OSINT can trace its history all the way back to the 1800’s.

Now before we go any further keep in mind the basis for all this can be found in my Book “…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on February 10, 2020 at 4:00pm — No Comments

How to source info on the lesser known sites..Gitter!!

Gitter is an open-source instant messaging and chat room system for developers and users of GitHub repositories. Gitter is provided as …

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Added by Dean Da Costa on February 10, 2020 at 4:00pm — No Comments

How to source info on the lesser known sites..Trello!!

Trello is a web-based Kanban-style list-making application which is a subsidiary of Atlassian. Originally made by Fog Creek Software in 2011, it was spun out to form the basis of a separate company in 2014 and later sold to Atlassian in January 2017. The company is based in New York City. This can be a great place to find candidates however a lot of…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on February 3, 2020 at 3:25pm — No Comments

How to source with on a Lesser Known site!! AMA

AMA stands for American Medical Association. It is a well-known site, but not to recruiters it appears, as few search it. Unlike most sites where you need to xray to find what you want this site, is ready built, and all you need to do as you see below is not over think it.

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 27, 2020 at 7:11pm — No Comments

How to source info on the lesser known sites..TikTok!!

TikTok is a video-sharing social networking service owned by ByteDance, a Beijing-based company founded in 2012 by Zhang Yiming. This can be a great place to find candidates however a lot of recruiter do not search here. The reason is simple they do not know how. Well to do this without worry you need go no further than into your bag of…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 20, 2020 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

How to source info on the lesser known sites!! Ingo by Inyo!!

Ingo by Inyo is a brand new site where you can find people who ae looking for projects. This can be a great place to find information on candidates however a lot of recruiter do not search here. The reason is simple they do not know how. Well to do this without worry you need go no further than into your bag of tricks and pull out an old…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 13, 2020 at 5:08pm — No Comments

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