How to source on the lesser known sites!!

This is the 2nd in the series on lesser known sites to source from.  As you saw in the first one we used x-raying to source, well guess what we are again and guess what it still works and it works for free.  

The 2nd site we will discuss is  As the name implies and like VIsualCV, creates a more visual version of your resume or profile. In this case it is even more visual than VisualCV. it uses a time line type of approach and color codes to tell you what you need to know and It is quick and easy. However for us sourcers the real key is the fact you can source out of it, but not from within, but by using an old school technique called x-raying. 

So to source within you simply need to create an x-ray string, like the one below, which will find developers on developer 

If you run the above in google you will get the results below

Of course you can be more specific and add in a programming language and more, but you get the idea. If you need more info on X-raying see my blog post titled ”


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Comment by PAUL FOREL on March 14, 2014 at 12:18pm

Mr. Da Costa,

Thanks very much for this.




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