Semantic Search

Circle of Sourcing: Top Websites To Locate Directories

At SourceCon Fall in 2016, Lori Schifman shared with our roundtable this URL to find nurses: http://www.rncentral.com/nursing-library/careplans/100_really_useful_web_sites_for_nurses/ That was a “wow” moment for the entire table! I asked how she found it and she informed me she typically looks for “top sites” when sourcing candidates. That’s an excellent way to identify directories and…

Sourcing Tips – The Science Behind The Syntax of Publication Websites

As I mentioned at SourceCon Spring, publication websites can be a tremendous resource in producing supplementary information and scientific skill sets to the forefront. Many scientists have “skeleton” LinkedIn profiles that do not include the full representation of who they are, what they work on, or what they do. Publications can help identify niche skills…

3 Easy Ways to Increase the Quality of Your Sales Candidates

I like to think of the beginning of the year as a second holiday for recruiters. The office is buzzing, we’re about to receive budgets, new headcount, and we are eager for a fresh start. To kick off the year in sales recruiting, you’re calibrating with hiring managers, learning about their ideal sales…

AI Knows Who You Should Hire

Human Capital makes up 70% of most companies’ expense line, and people are a company’s most valuable asset. With the proper data, finding the best candidate for a job is strategic, more efficient, cost-effective, and not to mention objective, which is why employers are turning to AI in a critical market need. In…

Do These 3 Things and Your Sourcing Life Will Be Forever Changed!

Have you ever reached a point in sourcing where you are stumped? Have you become complacent with your so-called bag of tricks that has “dust” everywhere that everyone sees except you? Well, that was me pre-SourceCon, and this article will give you three good reasons to attend SourceCon in the Spring. As a…

Track Your Searches And Increase Your Sourcing Speed With Google When: The Bunt Hit For Sourcers

When you bunt in baseball, more often than not, it is to help get a runner into scoring position or to get them even closer to scoring. In other words “advance the runner.” Using the Chrome Extension “Google When” is similar to improving your sourcing, in that it allows you to proceed to…

The Art of Building a Google Custom Search Engine – Part 3: Site Searches With a Side of URL Manipulation

In the first entry of this series, we went over some basic methods in building a Custom Search Engine (CSE) to search a specific site (like Manta.com). There are a few ways to build a CSE this way, but you may need to experiment with some Boolean syntax and manipulate a few URLs….