Webinar: Boolean Search on LinkedIn – New Date!

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NEW DATE! Join us for a Webinar on November 15 [The webinar on Nov 6 was full. Repeating on Nov 15th.] Attendees have signed up from: Nike, Amazon, Walmart, Apple, Verizon Wireless, Motorola, Oracle, Staples, The Home Depot, The Footlocker, Experis, E&Y, IBM, Accenture, Gartner, Tata Consulting, Wells Fargo, United Health, Kforce, Randstad, Adecco, and Futurestep, to name a just few …

Country-Specific Regions and Titles on #LinkedIn

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Resourcing in the UK. Part 3: Regions and Titles on LinkedIn Here is the third of a series of hands-on examples – based on some specific searches in the UK – on how to use some People Sourcing concepts. (See the posts One/Twitter and Two/Google.) The same techniques can be applied to searches elsewhere. I’d like to discuss geographical regions as they are phrased …

Resourcing in the UK. Part 2: Following Recruiters on Twitter

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Here is the second of a series of hands-on examples – based on some specific searches in the UK – on how to use some People Sourcing concepts. The same techniques can be applied to searches elsewhere. I’d like to discuss following a list of people on Twitter.   Let’s start with creating a list of people, in this case, UK-based recruiters. I think …

Resourcing in the UK

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Good People Sourcing (or Resourcing, as they are called in some places) methods are, of, course, independent of industry and geography. Here is the first of a series of hands-on examples – based on some specific searches in the UK – on how to use some People Sourcing concepts. The same techniques can be applied to searches elsewhere.   Suppose we would like …

International People Sourcing Contest

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Are you ready for a people sourcing contest? Two (or more) prizes await the winners. Prize #1. Attendance at the first-ever live  People Sourcing Certification Training in London UK on October 24, 2012 – PLUS – continue with 4 weeks practice and tests online in the  People Sourcing Certification Program in January 2013.  Optionally, you can continue at the Level Two instead, starting in …

Finding Org Charts

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Which Boolean Strings will bring up company organizational charts? This question comes up once in a while from recruiters who come to my lectures and on forums. Here’s a brief beginner guide on how to find where to find org charts. The post also has explanations applicable to finding sites to search for any information of interest.   First and …

Last Names on LinkedIn

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If you have a basic or a low-paid account on LinkedIn, you can’t see the full names of people who are your third level connections. You can’t see the names of people outside your network. In LinkedIn Recruiter, which is the solution for corporations, you can see all names. I didn’t realize up till I was at the #sourceIn event …

9 Hidden Links to Google Search

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Remember this look-and-feel of Google search above? As Google search engine progresses and offers new features and some new syntax, the older search dialogs are not easily accessed anymore. If you discover such a search screen you’ll see older “look and feel” and even “©2011 Google” at the bottom of the page. However, these search dialogs are still around, work beautifully, and, in some cases, …

Sample Test Questions: Level One, Level Two

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Here are some sample test questions for the People Sourcing Certification Program: Level One How many people currently working at Microsoft have the word Ninja in their current title on LinkedIn? There’s a “Racquetball League” site that lists a person who works (or used to work?) at ToysRUs. What is his job title? How many members of the site http://www.meritalk.com …