7 LinkedIn X-Ray Strings You May Not Know About

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Here are seven sample X-Ray searches which may give you additional ideas on X-Raying LinkedIn: Unemployed or Recent Job Changes: site:linkedin.com/in inanchor:walmart business analyst –intitle:walmart Recommended members: site:linkedin.com/in “recommendations received” People with no current job (at the crawl time) or those who hide the employment section on public profiles: site:linkedin.com/in –present Recent jobs with little competition: site:linkedin.com/jobs/view sourcer “be among …

Search for Physicians on NPINO plus a Diversity Tip

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The National Provider Identifier (NPI) is an identification number for covered Healthcare providers – doctors, dentists, chiropractors, nurses, and other medical staff. Many sites duplicate this info (Google for any concrete NPI number to find them). The primary site to use for search is npino.com. In Healthcare sourcing, it can complement utilizing Healthcare registries. View available lists of Physicians on …

Utilize Healthcare License Verification Sites

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In a previous post, Creating Real-Time Mini-People-Aggregators, I described a Healthcare-related use case of sourcing in license registries. In the US, the majority of Healthcare professionals (except for some entry-level job holders) must be licensed to practice in the state where they do. License verification sites vary by state and profession, but you will often locate all Healthcare license types on …

The Complete LinkedIn X-Ray – August 18, 2022

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Manipulating X-Ray results with operators such as inanchor:, AROUND(X), and others allows anyone to run precise Google-based searches. You can use Google X-Ray Search to find LinkedIn profiles (for free) in remarkable ways! Search for: – Headlines – Work locations – Correct latest company (when multiple “current” companies exist on a profile) – Correct latest job title (when multiple “current” job …

How to X-Ray for Hiring Managers

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Job hunting or looking for clients? Here is how to locate LinkedIn members who have open positions, for networking. It is common for people who are hiring to put in their headlines the word “hiring” (or “looking for”) along with the role(s) open. Google’s operator inanchor: searches in Headlines. So, here is, as an example, how to find Hiring Managers …

Creating Real-Time Mini-People-Aggregators

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It sounds sexy to Source without LinkedIn – and it should. One can do some exciting things outside of LinkedIn. However, you need to know quite a bit about people’s professional history to consider them potential candidates. Where else, except LinkedIn (or job boards, which have been deserted lately,) can you find someone’s job title, company, how long they have …

More About the Source and the Topic

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Over the last two years, Google has enhanced the display of additional knowledge around search results. This post is to bring the feature to your attention. It aids in researching topics or sites. For now, it works only in US/English searches. Press on the three dots by a Google search result to discover: “More about this source” It is useful …

Repeat After Me (Give Keywords Weights in Google)

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It was not the case 10-15 years ago, but now, Google pays attention if you repeat a keyword or a key phrase. Repeating, in theory, should not be necessary; you would expect the same results if Google followed formal Boolean logic and displayed “all” results. However, Google puts some informal “thinking” into the string interpretation, so: If you repeat a …

You Are Missing 570MLN+ LinkedIn Members, 12M+ Open To Work

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In our training, we look into restrictive search filters on LinkedIn and LinkedIn Recruiter. Some restrictions come from members with “shallow” profiles; many (such as seniority, function, or company size) are there because LinkedIn cannot interpret some of its data correctly. If you use LinkedIn Recruiter, you likely search by years of experience. But have you tried searching for any years …

Raise inanchor: Sail to LinkedIn Locations, Titles, and Schools

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Guest Post from Talent Sourcer Mike Santoro This post is Part 2 of another post that featured the helpful discovery that Google’s inanchor: operator will search LinkedIn Headline text through X-Ray search. You can read Part 1 here: Sink Into LinkedIn Headlines Tie inanchor: To Your Strings. Part 2 – X-Raying LinkedIn with inanchor: will search more than just LinkedIn …