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Optimising your LinkedIn and Twitter for Search

Have you ever considered optimising your LinkedIn and Twitter for search? Thought about what you need to do to boost your profile to the front of Google? Don’t worry if you haven’t, because we have! Siobhan from our Research Team has kindly put together a few tips on getting your LinkedIn and Twitter profiles up

Finding LinkedIn Profiles on Google

Finding LinkedIn Profiles on Google Finding LinkedIn profiles on Google doesn’t have to be complicated, as Google indexes LinkedIn public pages. Getting your strings in a twist? Don’t worry! Writing complex Boolean Strings can be both time consuming and difficult, especially for those new to sourcing. Member profiles that are public have either “/in” or “/pub” in their

Prophet for Google Chrome

Prophet for Google Chrome There are an endless number of Google Chrome extensions out there that are available. A number of these are great for recruiters and sourcers. The amount of information you can find when sourcing candidates for a role can be critical, especially when you are faced with time constraints. Now there are

3 Boolean String Generators for Sourcers and Recruiters

3 Boolean String Generators for Sourcers and Recruiter If you’re a recruiter new to creating Boolean strings, or a busy recruiter, below is a short list of my favourite Boolean string generators/builders to help make the time you spend sourcing far more effective. Jobvention’s Boolean search generator First on the list is Jobvention’s Boolean string

How To Source Stack Overflow

Stack Overflow is this beautiful thing created by Jeff Atwood and Joel Spolsky in 2008 where computer programmers ask and answer various computer programming related questions. For us sourcers this means they have access to a sea of potential candidates bragging about their programming skills. The registered users get to ask and answer questions as

Google+ vs the World

Cards on the table. I love Google+. Why? The user interface is amazing. The content is heavily indexed by the Google search engine, so x-ray searches are really powerful. Google Hangouts is the best free messaging platform available on the desktop. (WhatsApp is still better on mobile). The profile layout and content is superb for searching

Can you approach candidates by work email?

Oh no.” said the recruiter. “We couldn’t possibly approach a candidate on their work email address. What if their employer reads it and….”   This is still a regular conversation that we have with our clients (this might be a Scottish thing, but I would be interested to hear if this happens in other parts
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