Common Sense Sourcing

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We have just announced a brand-new webinar and workshop “Common Sense Sourcing,” that I would like to tell you about. I have recently posted two polls with suggestions of webinars that our colleagues would be interested in – on Facebook, in the Boolean Strings Group, and on LinkedIn. This topic described as “Common Sense Sourcing” workshop. Explaining hands-on techniques that would …

How to View Resumes with Names on Indeed for Free

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This is a guest post from Jonathan Kidder. This hack was discovered by Trish Wyderka from the “Talent Sourcers Group” on Facebook. Recently, Indeed has blocked users from viewing resumes with the applicant’s name listed on the resume anymore. The reason for this change was because mainly there are so many extension tools that allow Talent Sourcers to find contact information. …

Facebook Graph Search Important Changes

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Many people have noticed that tools that provide access to Facebook Graph searches, such as Shane McCusker’s Chrome extension or Searchisback, sometimes don’t produce results any longer. Using the Graph search directly, via URLs, we now also see some searches leading to empty pages. I want to bring some clarity to what has changed in the searches we have been using …

Automated Search? Not Any Time Soon

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Last week at the Sourcing Summit UK (a wonderful, content-rich event that I loved being part of), Karen Azulai predicted that hands-on search is going away. (I know that Karen is an expert in HRTech and her point of view is well backed-up with her knowledge.) Johnny Campbell presented an interesting overview of the dynamics of Sourcing over the years and shared some …

New Email Extractor/Collector

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I want to let you know about the new free Chrome extension that we have developed. The extension has two modes. In one, it collects all emails on a page, including hidden emails (hyperlinks). There are other extensions with the same functionality – however, ours has a superior formula for extracting emails and does a better job than others. You will …

Create Search Alerts via IFTTT and RSS feeds

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One of my favorite applications for social media monitoring is IFTTT. The tool has “triggers,” fired when something happens, and “actions,” that are executed if triggers happen, by the rules that we can define. IFTTT offers RSS triggers: As an action for an RSS IFTTT trigger, we can, for example, send ourselves an email, or save the item in Evernote, …

Watch a Social List Video

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Social List is a powerful yet simple to use sourcing tool. With Social List, you can: Find precisely targeted social profiles from a number of networks, including LinkedIn Populate the records with email addresses, and Export the results in an Excel format – all this in a matter of seconds and without needing any advanced Boolean syntax commands. Please watch …