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Infographic: How to Be a Google Power User

If you’re a sourcer or recruiter, having a firm grasp of Boolean search is essential. Even though it’s not as necessary today as it was in the past, understanding the logic of Boolean search teaches you to think like the databases you’re searching. This handy infographic covers the most important search commands that…

The Best Google Apps for Busy Sourcers and Recruiters by @MrTalentSourcer

One of my first mentors told me, “A recruiter’s most valuable resource is time.” I guess it’s a fairly obvious statement. However, I’ve seen such a wide disparity of real efficiency. With this post I’ll outline some basic Google Applications and routines that give you real time, accurate, and specific information vital to…

Free Tool Friday: Find Job Candidates on Google+ With the ‘Search Extension for Google Plus’

Note: This is a part of the Free Tool Friday series with Dean DaCosta. In this series, Dean provides a short description of one of his favorite browser addons, apps, or extensions. Google+ is a treasure trove of untapped talent that can sometimes be hard to find. Search Extension for Google Plus simplifies the process. This great…

People Aggregators Are Going Mainstream… Are They Working?

People aggregators are going mainstream. All the signs are there: Dice has an aggregator; Talentbin was acquired by Monster; LinkedIn is suing Hiringsolved. Now that recruiters have access to tools like these, how much success are they actually having? The SourceCon Live crew discussed this topic last week. I’ve included a video clip of the conversation…

SourceCon Live Recap: The DNA of a Dynamic Recruiting Community

Over the years, dynamic recruiting “hotspots” have popped up around the country. These communities are known by recruiters and recruiting leaders for nurturing the talent residing in their areas. For last weeks episode of SourceCon Live, I assembled a panel of people representing several recruiting and sourcing associations from around the country. These…