How to Exceed 1,000 Search Results on Bing

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Guest post by Glenn Gutmacher In a recent post, Irina described an intriguing follow-up to a discovery made by Dan Russell. In short, the initial discovery was that Google used a completely different index to store its web-crawled image results from its index of regular webpages. What Irina realized is that the same query run on Google Images could yield …

Hack: How to Get More Than 1,000 Results on Google #OSINT

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While the official displayed results limit is one thousand, these days Google searches never produce more than 300-500 results. But today, I ran into something interesting: you still can get many more results, and even more than a thousand. The secret is to also search in Images. If you thought that when you switch to images on Google’s search screen …

Three Easy Ways to OCR

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Sometimes we need to get the text out of an image (such as the one posted above, a document scan, a screenshot, or a photo – think a group picture with nametags, for example). It is just inconvenient not to be able to search within “image-documents” or parse them. I have good news for you. Character recognition is a solved …

Including Unemployed in LinkedIn Searches

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While Recruiters typically avoid reaching out to unemployed prospects, this year is different. However, if you search for the current title or company, you will not find professionals who have lost their jobs due to COVID. Here is how to include them. On LinkedIn, search using keywords and other filters but not a current title or company. On Recruiter, also, …

Facebook Photo Discoveries

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While you can magically find photos with any given number of people on Facebook, clicking on them (in Google’s image search) lands on the page, not the photo itself. You have to scroll down to find it. As I have found out, to find “just” photos (or rather, pages with one photo only), you need to X-Ray in a more …

Hack: Google for Facebook Photos Interpretations #OSINT

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Based on the following two behaviors from the tech giants: Facebook interprets pictures and inserts the interpretation into its public pages HTML code Googlebot indexes these interpretation phrases – you can reveal lists of members’ names and profiles based on Google’s image search. The two Facebook phrases most common for tagging photos are: “Image may contain… “, for example, “image …

Eleven Diversity Sourcing Exam-Like Questions

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In 2020, Diversity is on everyone’s mind. Our first run of the Diversity Sourcing Training and Certification Program has exceeded our expectations in the way it has been received. We have an audience of thirty eager to learn recruiters. They show a “can’t wait to put my hands on it” attitude, which every trainer loves. They ask questions. They tell …

Diversity Sourcing: Bird’s Eye View

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While we always “search for what we expect to find” as “the” approach to any sourcing, Diversity sourcing has its unique characteristics – and it is not easy. Here are the main points that stand out in our sourcing practice. I believe they are universal. Let me know what you think. Diversity sourcing primarily relies on two techniques: 1. Long …

New! Diversity Sourcing Training & Certification Program

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With the unmistakably fast-growing demand for diversity sourcing in 2020, we at Sourcing Certifications have developed and are opening, as of today, a Diversity Sourcing Training and Certification Program. I am excited about the new offering! It will include: Webinar on sourcing Webinar on diversity sourcing Interactive diversity sourcing practice One month of support Certified Diversity Sourcing Professional (CDSP) exam …