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The Facebook #Sourcing Tutorial Part 2.

Facebook is changing the graph and introducing a new, keyword-based search engine. This may result a way to run more complex Boolean syntaxes in the future, however, as an immediate effect, has blocked the old-way graph search possibilities. Remember the story when we asked questions like ‘people who studied at xyz’? Yep, that has totally

What Is Sourcing? My Reply To @GlenCathey

Nothing shows better the infancy of a profession (professional field or domain) than the lack of in-depth discussion and argument around its basics. Think about all the new recruiting sciences such as big data, candidate experience or so: thousands of practitioners are echoing each others’ thoughts without providing less than little value and real expertise

The Facebook #Sourcing Tutorial Part1

Dedicated to my old/new friends, Irina, Stacy and Jim who inspired me to complete this tutorial START HERE! Boy, this is a little bit advanced stuff on how to crack Facebook Graph Search. If you are a newbie in leveraging Graph Search please first go watch Johnny Campbell’s video or read Glen’s posts or these posts on

Something strange with #LinkedIn – Zakład optyczny and other fake companies

So I was recently playing around with LinkedIn’s country filter (mainly to help our Boolean friend simultaneously search within multiple EU countries) when I noticed something quite bizarre… I wanted to see which company had the most LinkedIn members in Poland (Hungary or Czech) so I used these location filters and went to ‘All companies’. In Poland,

Cracking Open Facebook – my show on #trulondon #sourcinglab

This is the prezi I have created to help you get my newest top sourcing materials. I have been fortunate to discover some amazing Facebook search tricks. You will also find a new Google Custom Search Engine (CSE) which x-rays Facebook for fans and likes and comments. Check it out and let me know your

Another Scary Talent ID Tool – Sourcing On Facebook

Facebook has got a ‘See friendship’ function which is meant to show your mutual friends with any of your friends. You can easily find it on a friend’s timeline. The scary thing is that this feature (its URL) can be applied for any of the Facebook users so it can be a rather powerful sourcing

A Few Of My Favourite Facebook Strings

The only thing that makes a sourcer optimistic is the belief that people make mistakes. I have been trying to source from Facebook for quite a long time and it has always seemed to be a mission impossible for me. However, the hope that one day we will be able to identify candidates from that

How To Measure Your Talent Scout? INFOGRAPHIC

What is the primarily goal of a Talent Scout? You may say: it is certainly the hire. But can a Talent Scout/Sourcer be fully responsible for the hire if the recruiting mix contains more channels than only the traditional direct (‘passive candidate’) sourcing? Certainly not! If it is not necessary the hire that makes a

X-ray Your #in Connections’ Connections

It is not a game changer trick but a rather helpful one if you directly want to search within your #in connections’ connections. Why do I think it is worth for sharing? Often, #in profiles remain hidden from us as they do not contain the keywords we are using in a search. With this trick

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