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

Scribd is a site that says it is the largest digital library. 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 search with…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on December 2, 2019 at 8:12pm — No Comments

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

Docfoc is a site where you can post, share, and review presentations, documents and the like. 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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on November 25, 2019 at 2:08pm — No Comments

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

CoderWall is the Software tips, tricks, community site. 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 search with some…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on November 18, 2019 at 2:45pm — No Comments

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

SCGUILD is the Software Contractor Guild and as it implies is a place for software contractors. 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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on November 11, 2019 at 3:10pm — No Comments

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

DoYouBuzz is an app that helps you create a web, PDF, mobile formatted resume. 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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on November 4, 2019 at 7:38pm — No Comments

Sourcecon Fall 2019 Day 3, Tracks!!

Day 3 of Sourcecon and the tracks.

 

First up Jan Tegze and Is Technology our Friend or Our Enemy. Tools mentioned: Github, Stachoverflow, Plagerism Checker, Linkedin. Lost of talk of comparison thoughts on emails, inmails etc, All done form a European stance.

 

Mike Chuidian and the Cognitive side of Sourcing. Key…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on October 28, 2019 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Sourcecon Fall 2019 Day 2, 3rd set of tracks!!

Day 2 of Sourcecon and the third set of tracks.

 

First up Combining Sourcing Tools to perform Sourcing Magic by Jeremy Da Costa. TOOLS: SSaR pages, Facebook, Zapinfo, Seekout, Boolean, Infinite Scroll, Scroll It,  Human Predictions, Advanced background Check, Data Miner, DiG, Instant Data Scraper. Hiretual, Amazing Hiring, Loxo,…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on October 21, 2019 at 3:13pm — No Comments

Sourcecon Fall 2019 Day 2, 1st set of tracks!!

Day 2 of Sourcecon and the first set of tracks.

 

With that first up: Everything you wanted to know about CRMs, but were afraid to ask by Jim Schnyder. This was about determining if you need a CRM and what you need it to do. Things to keep in mind are; Recruitment Marketing, Email campaigns, Candidate Capture, Referrals, Alumni…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on October 7, 2019 at 4:46pm — No Comments

Sourcecon Fall 2019 Day 2, Main Speakers!!

Day 1 of Sourcecon was Peer to Peer and a special Linked presentation, so I will be starting with day 2. I will focus mostly on tools of course, with the main session of day 2 first.

 

With that first up: “the Real World (and Not MTV) with Angie Verros. The gist of this session is messaging. After finding candidate you have to be able to…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on September 30, 2019 at 5:36pm — No Comments

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

Webmii is a site that says it is the next generation people search where you can find info about people as well as visibility scores. 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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on September 16, 2019 at 3:11pm — No Comments

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

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

Workshape is a site where you can find people, specifically…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on September 9, 2019 at 1:55pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! CV Maker!!

CV Maker is a site where you can make your resume or CV. As a result there are a lot of real resumes on the site. 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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on August 26, 2019 at 6:14pm — No Comments

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

Gitstore is a site where you can show and sell your github repositories. 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 August 13, 2019 at 8:45pm — No Comments

LAX TechRecruit 2019 !!!

LAX TechRecruit 2019 !!!

LAX TechRecruit 20-19 happened just before my vacation and it was awesome. IT had…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on August 5, 2019 at 6:36pm — No Comments

Talent 42 2019 Part 2 !!!

Talent42 2019 happened a month ago, I thought Since we are done with the Sourcecon giveback we would start Talent42 part 2.

 

First up Asha Beirne and “I’m TOO busy to SOURCE!”. The gist of this is how you can ensure you have time to source given how busy your lives are. Ideas include things like, putting it on your calendar,…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on July 15, 2019 at 5:06pm — No Comments

Talent 42 2019 !!!

Talent42 2019 happened a month ago, I thought Since we are done with the Sourcecon giveback we would start Talent42.

 

First up Carmen Hudson and designing the Optimal Interview process for Developers. Be prepared, ensure your interviewers are aligned. Ensure the level and job are appropriate. IN the end ensure you are interviewing…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on July 8, 2019 at 5:56pm — No Comments

Sourcecon Spring 2019 Day 3 Sheryl Sandberg and Automation!!

So day 3 Sheryl Sandberg and Automation track, as always I will hit the high notes and focus on tools, and methods.

 

Renate Norman “Bet on Yourself”. This presentation was about believing in yourself. About letting out all the noise, and concentrating on what you need to do. Not getting caught up in office politics and…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on July 1, 2019 at 4:05pm — No Comments

Sourcecon Spring 2019 Day 3 Purple Squirrel!!

So day 3 Purple Squirrel, as always I will hit the high notes and focus on tools, and methods.

 

Amy Miller and A tale of Two Interviews. This presentation was about her Journey to …outreach limbo, meaning lots of outreach little return. To being the “BEAST” of a recruiter she it today. Lots of trial and error, lots of ups and…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on June 25, 2019 at 1:34pm — No Comments

Sourcecon Spring 2019 Day 3 Key Note!!

So day 3 Key Note, as always I will hit the high notes and focus on tools, and methods.

 

Kristi Wawro and the Grass is Always Greener. This is a very non tool orientated talk. However one thing she talks about is the Sourcing Menu which includes: Talent Communities, Req Support, Competitive Intel, and Sourcing Training. The Idea…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on June 3, 2019 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Sourcecon Spring 2019 Day 3 George Boole!!

So day 3 George Boole Track, as always I will hit the high notes and focus on tools, and methods.

 

Jenn Hall, talks about how going from Corporate to Start up helped shape her career. Tools she mentions include; Contact Out, Linkedin, Lusha, MixMax. Try to learn at least one new thing or skill every day.

 

Teresa Colquitt,…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on May 28, 2019 at 3:35pm — No Comments

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