Stephen Beckitt's Blog (7)

Find 50,000 more Data Scientists with one small search adjustment

One of the most sought after skill sets these days is the Data Scientist. Commanding high salaries and high fees, these candidates are worth their weight in gold, but a huge proportion of them are currently being missed.

Each of the hundred odd Analytics-focused Recruiters we’ve worked with tend to start their Data Scientist Boolean search…

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Added by Stephen Beckitt on February 20, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments

Find more niche candidates with this simple technique

Searching for candidates with specific job titles can be a nightmare as there are often 100s of ways of describing exactly the same role.

Over the last year we’ve looked at several thousand searches and in each case, Recruiters are missing out on a straightforward technique to find more candidates.

Take “PHP Developer” for example. Every time we ever see a search looking for this, or any other kind of Developer, it will contain “PHP Developer”, then maybe a couple of other…

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Added by Stephen Beckitt on December 31, 2016 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

How to Pinpoint Developers at specific companies on Github

Along with breathing, eating and occasionally sleeping, sourcing on Github is among a Tech Recruiter's most vital tasks.

Searching for Developers at specific companies with 100% accuracy used to be quite tricky. So we thought we'd make life easier for you tech Sourcers.

Previously, we've shown you how to use…

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Added by Stephen Beckitt on April 22, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Find Freelancers across the world, for free

A lot of X-Ray searches are stacked in favour of people looking for Permanent staff, rather than professional contractors.

Here, we’ll show you some techniques to redress the balance. There are more and more freelancer sites popping up and they attract people from across the globe who can work remotely, or on site.

On these sites you'll find a good mix of Contractors and Interims who can commit to long term projects, together with professionals looking for shorter term…

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Added by Stephen Beckitt on March 31, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Do these 11 things, find a lot more candidates on LinkedIn

Whether you’re in the Matt Charney campor the camp occupied by the likes of Irina Shamaeva and Glen Cathey, LinkedIn…

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Added by Stephen Beckitt on January 19, 2015 at 6:00am — 6 Comments

Stop treating LinkedIn profiles like Resumes and you'll find more candidates

There's a temptation to search LinkedIn profiles just like you'd search for Resumes.

Particularly in niche markets, it can mean missing out on huge numbers of candidates.

Here are some reasons why:

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Added by Stephen Beckitt on January 5, 2015 at 4:38am — 2 Comments

Include stemmed terms on LinkedIn and find 4x more candidates

Over the past couple of weeks, more than a handful of recruiters have said they don't need to put all the variations of a word into a LinkedIn search because it stems automatically.

One of those was a successful recruitment business owner who still recruited hands on.

As surprising as it is, LinkedIn do not stem terms and if you don't do it yourself, you could…

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Added by Stephen Beckitt on December 22, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

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