Webinar: People Sourcing and Name Generation without LinkedIn

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Join us for a Webinar on January 22 Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/581053314 This webinar will cover name generation as well as searching for hidden profiles of target professionals. Who should attend: Recruiters, Recruitment Managers, Teams, Sourcers, Staffing Managers, Talent Hunters, Inside Sales Managers, Business Development, Executive Search Firms, Searchers, Researchers, and Hiring Managers. Some …

How to Source on Github

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Some professional sites with software developer population that charge recruiters arm and leg to access the user data, like stackoverflow, are quite hard to search. It’s possible, but it’s not easy. Github is a place where excellent developers hang out, that provides its own clean ways to search for its content – and its users: If you are not a …

Non-Human LinkedIn Profiles

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LinkedIn says it has reached 200 million profiles. It is a great number! I do love LinkedIn and I care about its growth. People Sourcers know for a fact that LinkedIn is an incredibly rich source, the best world-wide, even if the claimed number of profiles was larger than the number of real live professionals on LinkedIn.     LinkedIn …

Live AND Learn (Important Clarifications on Search Syntax)

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  Let’s start 2013 with a discussion of some basic, yet little known, aspects of the two main search engines syntax rules. I believe these are very important to know in order to have fewer of those either “What am I doing wrong?” or “Why is Google search not working?” questions (coming up, depending on the personality). I had to clarify a …

Grow Your LinkedIn Network: 2 Do’s, 2 Dont’s

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Having lots of connections is beneficial for those of us who want: to find more people with visible information in searches to be found to get referrals. (Obviously) accepting connection requests and inviting others are the two ways to grow your network. Inviting others to connect on LinkedIn is a good idea exactly in two cases: 1)  They know you; …

People You Know

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As the time goes, the amount of information that is available for indexing by Google goes up. The Google search engine has to compromise to keep up with the volume and still show the results in split seconds – which it does very well, while still supporting that advanced Boolean search syntax that only a tiny % of us are …

Thanks to Sourcing Community Contributors

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For my US-based colleagues, have a happy and safe Thanksgiving! Our Boolean Strings – The Internet Sourcing Community on the Ning Network has grown to 5,300+ members  and the LinkedIn “Boolean” Group has grown to 17,600+ members, freely sharing sourcing knowledge and tips with each other and providing questions and answers for each other, as well as creating whole libraries with sample searches. …

100 Country Codes On LinkedIn

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If you log out of LinkedIn and look at its home page, you will find some invaluable information, including a list of 100 countries that have their own URL’s. The exception is the US profiles that have the www beginning along with many smaller countries. For your convenience and at the request from my listeners today, here is a list of the …