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Cracking the GitHub Code with Hiretual 3.0

By now most sourcers and recruiters have heard of Hiretual. In just a few months, it’s become one of our most used tools for sourcing candidates and unveiling contact information. It also provides sourcers with peer rankings, salary ranges, the likelihood of being available, education and experience, in popular websites such as LinkedIn,…

Controlling the Robots: Using Mailto to Unlock a Listserv

The other day I was having some fun with mailto. It’s used to produce hyperlinks on websites that allow users to send an email to a specific address without first having to copy it and enter it into an email client. You can use variations of mailto: in Boolean strings to target specific emails. Mailto:…

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 – Bonus: Adding Complex Refinements

A major aspect of Custom Search Engines (CSE) is choosing and creating effective refinements. Refinements can hone in or focus your search engine on specific areas or aspects. To Review: A refinement is an extension of your site search/xray we created in the initial steps.  You can add a series of refinements (extended…

For Recruiting, Is There Life After Automation?

Machine learning, artificial intelligence, robotics, automation — they’ve been the talk of the recruiting town for months. But what will they ultimately mean for recruiters, recruiting, and the whole hiring process? Jason Roberts, from Randstad Sourceright, and I talk about it all in the podcast below, including: What we’ve learned about the computer…