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Recruiting with Twitter

I really do think more recruiters should be using twitter. It is such a powerful tool to find and engage with Candidates. Recruiters are, in my opinion, far too obsessed with CVs. When are we going to realize that this

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How to find anyone’s Contact Details

It is typically the case that a recruiter will find a good potential candidate on the internet but struggles to find any way of making direct contact with them. This is often the case when finding someone on LinkedIn where

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Be found on LinkedIn

This is my second video in my beginners guide to sourcing and social recruitment. Today I’m talking about LinkedIn and how to make sure that your profile is found. LinkedIn is not just a place to find candidates, it can

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Introduction to Sourcing for Recruiter (Boolean Search)

I’m starting a series of short videos to help recruiter learn about internet sourcing. This is my first episode and it’s about Boolean search, what Boolean search is and how a recruiter can use really simple searches to find candidates

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3 Cool Linkedin Tools for Recruiters

This post was inspired by three really cool free LinkedIn tools for recruiters. I was watching some videos by Jeremy Roberts on the Sourcecon site I thought I’ll pull these tools together into one blog post. After doing this I

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Jim Stroud – Resume Forensics and Sourcing

This weeks webinar I’m delighted to be joined by Jim Stroud talking about Sourcing and Recruitment. Jim is Director of Sourcing and Social Strategy at Bernard Hodes Group, he’s a world famous Sourcer, Conference Speaker and Blogger. He has recently

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How to Find People in a Location

This weeks webinar is all about Location based Candidate Sourcing. Very often my sourcing demonstrations find candidates in big cities with big populations but what happens when you want candidates in a remote area with perhaps only a few thousand

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Google Plus for Recruiters

Google plus is now the second largest Social media site after Facebook with in excess of 359 million active users. Google plus is, to some extent, still the new kid on the bock compared to the other big names of

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Searching Google Plus

In preparation for my Google Plus For recruiters webinar on Thursday, I have been busy researching. It appears that there are not too many useful tools to help Recruiters find people and in fact it would appear that the most

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Quick Sourcing Techniques for Recruiters

I put together a short video looking at a sourcing challenge to find a Software Tester. Earlier today I ran a fantastic webinar with Katharine Robinson who was talking about Facebook Graph Search. (The recording is available on this blog)

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