Two Sourcing Methods: “Backwards” and “Shooting In the Dark”

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I have described the Backwards Method in the previous post. To summarize: Step 1 – collect as many email addresses as possible from pages that may contain relevant ones. Get emails from Google results, pages containing contact lists, anything remotely promising. But probably keep your searches returning only results from the past 2-3 years since both emails and careers get …

Contacting Registered Nurses

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I am truly excited to be sourcing for COVID-19 Treatment trials. It’s like a dream come true! It is both helping and getting much deeper experience (and fun) sourcing in the Healthcare industry. We need to find: Registered Nurses Clinical Research Coordinators in NYC and Indiana, several people for each of the four openings, and it’s urgent. Unlike in our …

Digital Passes for Online Sourcing Learning Day Are Available

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Hello Sourcers: Did you miss the Online Sourcing Learning Day on May 6th? We got a big international crowd and awesome reviews, see below. Not all is lost! 😉 You can now order a “digital pass” which provides access to six (6) hours of recordings and sets of slides from seven international Master Sourcers here – -> https://onlinesourcinglearningday.com <- – it is available …

Sales Navigator and LinkedIn Recruiter Import Replacement – with a Basic Account!

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We all dearly miss the free Sales Navigator extension and the related link to cross-reference emails. When LinkedIn announced that they are removing the SN Chrome extension, I posted a blog commenting on the Sales Navigator Death. LinkedIn Recruiter (the “old” version) has an import function, which they call “Talent Pipeline,” capable of cross-referencing massive email lists at a time. …

How to Search by City Location on LinkedIn

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The worst part of LinkedIn.com people search is that we no longer can search by any location other than a standardized one, like “San Francisco Bay Area” (where I live). But my area is large; people won’t commute from San Jose to San Francisco, for example. The workaround for narrowing down to a “city” location, like “San Jose, California,” is …

The Full List of Google Operators – 2020

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Operator Meaning Pages containing keywords in: allinurl: / inurl: – the URL allintitle: / intitle: – the Title allintext: / intext: – the text allinanchor: / inanchor: – the anchor text filetype: – file types site: Narrow results to a site related: Shows similar sites (being phased out) info: Shows page info define Gives a definition The quotes (“”) Search …

Please Say No to OR on Google

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As I tweeted the other day, “I celebrate each time I talk a recruiter into stopping using long ORs – or any ORs – on Google. Stop – it is an outdated, ten-year-old technique.” And I do not mean using | instead. Here are some brief notes on the subject – and I hope to convince you, too! 1. Using …