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Finding uncommon talent by shally steckerl

  1. 1. Unusual Search Engines
  2. 2. Unusual Search Engines for Unusual Talent With: Shally Steckerl Connect with Shally at www.infostripe.com/shally
  3. 3. Blekko.com Spam free, fully customizable social search engine Introduces /tags (slashtags)  Quickly create and share a collection of websites to search  Upload a list of sites (plain .txt or .opml)  Search for sites to add (or expand on existing /tags)  Find a site or tag you like, ad it to your own slashtag(s)  Too Lost? Enter /help or add /view to see what a tag does Too Cool? Gotta have it on your phone? /blekkoapp 3 © 1996-2012 Shally Steckerl, all rights reserved. Commercial in confidence, TheSourcingInstitute.com .
  4. 4. Begginer /blekko /add  Quickly create and share a collection of websites to search  Search for sites or /tags to borrow or add to your own  Upload a list of sites in .txt or .opml  Share publically or collaborate privately with others on a custom search /people-search  Only people profiles! Searches 48 websites worth of awesome /seo  Useful intelligence and detailed metrics on a particular site  Ex: inbound links (all other sites that link back to this site) 4 © 1996-2012 Shally Steckerl, all rights reserved. Commercial in confidence, TheSourcingInstitute.com .
  5. 5. Advanced Slashtags Full list http://blekko.com/tag/show  /likes search only your Facebook friends’ likes  /edu searches Universities & Colleges… so what does /gov do?  /blog searches typepad, wordpress, tumblr, etc. /forum finds online discussions  /images and /video search only… yup, you guessed it Operators (commands)  /people nothing but profiles! (different than /people-search)  /date search a slice of time and sort by freshness or with /dr sort by relevance /date= “Nov 3, 2011” /date=2012 /date=“Nov 3, 2010-Nov 2, 2011”  /similar gets more pages like this one and /links brings back sites that link to this one  /rss when added makes a search into an instant RSS feed 5 © 1996-2012 Shally Steckerl, all rights reserved. Commercial in confidence, TheSourcingInstitute.com .
  6. 6. DuckDuckGo !bangs Why bother?  No tracking means no “filter bubble”  Supports site: inbody: intitle: filetype:  Search a country with region:za !bangs are search shortcuts you use frequently like  Big sites such as !youtube, !twitter and !facebook  General content like !images, or get specific with !gi for Google Images, !bi for Bing Images, !gmail your Gmail inbox, and !m searches Maps  Company info from !jigsaw  Dozens of reference sites at once with !allexperts Social !bangs including  !123p!bsocial !diaspora !dmoz !duck.co !fb (facebook) !flashback !flattr !fonplus !fotolog !foursquare !friendster !ggroups !greplin !hi5 !highrec !identica !jetwick !jumpr !li (LinkedIn) !myspace !r !scoop !shoutitout !tweetgrid !tw (Twitter) !tweet (Tweets) !wink !xanga !xing Full listing at: duckduckgo.com/bang.html 6 © 1996-2012 Shally Steckerl, all rights reserved. Commercial in confidence, TheSourcingInstitute.com .
  7. 7. Sperse.com Images http://www.sperse.com/index.php?type=images Video http://www.sperse.com/index.php?type=Videos Forums http://www.sperse.com/index.php?type=Forum Blogs http://www.sperse.com/index.php?type=Blog PDF http://www.sperse.com/index.php?type=PDF Facebook http://www.sperse.com/facebook.php LinkedIn http://www.sperse.com/linkedin.php Twitter http://www.sperse.com/twitter.php 7 © 1996-2012 Shally Steckerl, all rights reserved. Commercial in confidence, TheSourcingInstitute.com .
  8. 8. Alternative Search Engines Boounce.com (the search engine search engine) Slikk.com (searchbrowse, multiview, custom bar) Zanran.com (big data) MillionShort.com  Eliminates the top 1 million popular sites  Searches everything else  Zuula image search – look for headshots!  Also try Webstagram for Instagram 8 © 1996-2012 Shally Steckerl, all rights reserved. Commercial in confidence, TheSourcingInstitute.com .
  9. 9. Conference Search Find tweets mentioning a conference #hashtag Search twubs.com, tweetchat.com and tweepz.com Search for people attending(ed) the event Search http://snapbird.org/ for old tweets Conferences and meetings getting more social!  Plancast searches Twitter, Facebook, Eventbrite, Meetup  Lanyrd conference attendees (Ex: Austin Drupal Bash)  Find conferences on ConferenceHound.com (has a nice index of speakers and people) 9 © 1996-2012 Shally Steckerl, all rights reserved. Commercial in confidence, TheSourcingInstitute.com .
  10. 10. Peer Group Search Phrases in photo captions  ("l. to r." OR "l to r" OR "left to right" OR "r. to l." OR "r to l" OR "right to left" OR "back row:" OR "clockwise from")  Try names of events, groups, companies The 3+ name method (like attracts like):  "shally steckerl" "eric jaquith" "conni Ladouceour" References on blogs & social networks:  Google blogsearch for “and firstname lastname” 10 © 1996-2012 Shally Steckerl, all rights reserved. Commercial in confidence, TheSourcingInstitute.com .
  11. 11. Usernames, Comments & Groups See if the username exists on social networks  Usernamecheck (60+ sites)  Knowem (120+ sites)  Also check PeekYou and Yatedo Look through the comments on blogs with  OMGILI.com and SocialMention.com MonitorThis combs through 26 search engines to look for blog posts, photos, tags and tweets on a subject WatchThatPage keeps track of changes on sites Find job titles in signature files on :  Big Boards (huge list of online discussion groups)  BoardReader (forum search engine) 11 © 1996-2012 Shally Steckerl, all rights reserved. Commercial in confidence, TheSourcingInstitute.com .
  12. 12. Diminishing filetype: returns The filetype: command works less and less Documents are often converted before being shared On cloud document repositories like  docs.google.com, drive.google.com and dropbox.com  scribd.com, docstoc.com, and toodoc.com  slideshare.net, docshare.com, and slideboom.com  yudu.com and edocr.com Search the “big four” on Bing, just add keywords Package them in a CSE  shally.me/cse-sc12 HINT: you can still add filetype syntaxt as a refinement!  (filetype:doc OR filetype:pdf OR filetype:ppt OR filetype:xls OR inurl:ppt OR inurl:xls OR inurl:doc OR inurl:pdf) 12 © 1996-2012 Shally Steckerl, all rights reserved. Commercial in confidence, TheSourcingInstitute.com .
  13. 13. Foursquare Check-ins Foursquare is the biggest player in this space  Use search.twitter.com and look for 4sq  Find a “location” like a company HQ  Who checks in frequently?  Tips can be very revealing  What’s nearby? Does the staff go there?  Search check-ins for THAT venue  Who do you know that’s been there? 13 © 1996-2012 Shally Steckerl, all rights reserved. Commercial in confidence, TheSourcingInstitute.com .
  14. 14. Magazines and Periodicals Reveals names of people mentioned in interviews, as article authors, members of organizations, award winners Findarticles.com Highbeam.com Books.google.com  “Software Engineer” US Black Engineer & IT  "CPA for|with|at Deloitte“ Marketing, sales or legal dept. may have Lexis-Nexis 14 © 1996-2012 Shally Steckerl, all rights reserved. Commercial in confidence, TheSourcingInstitute.com .
  15. 15. Video Search People being interviewed by bloggers or the local news can easily spill the beans and give juicy details  Ex: "is an iphone developer" Search transcripts of video via:  Blinkx.com  Video.google.com  Video.aol.com  Truveo.com  Vimeo.com Package them in a CSE  shally.me/cse-sc12 15 © 1996-2012 Shally Steckerl, all rights reserved. Commercial in confidence, TheSourcingInstitute.com .
  16. 16. Country Specific Search Engines Australia: sensis.com.au  India: start Sify and Zatka Austria: austronaut.at  Italy: abcitaly.it, arianna.libero.it Canada (French): La Toile du Québec  Romaina: h2.ro China: Baidu, Sina, and  Russia: yandex. Rambler, Tela, Sohu (write operators and modifiers in  South Africa: Aarvdark, Chinese) ananzi.co.za  Spain: ozu.es France: Francité, Nomade, Voilà  Switzerland (French): Search.ch Germany: wseeker.com  EU: Euroseek Greece: phantis.com 16 © 1996-2012 Shally Steckerl, all rights reserved. Commercial in confidence, TheSourcingInstitute.com .
  17. 17. Dedicated to the extreme optimization of recruitment teams The Sourcing Institute develops and teaches talent identification, attraction and engagement skills beyond conventional proficiencies. Our curriculum is designed to establish talent identification practices that yield a virtuous cycle of sustainable competitive advantages.17
  18. 18. What You Receive as a Member:• 9 required e-learning modules• 11 additional optional modules (more launched semi-weekly)• 12 PHRs and SPHR credits• Unlimited access to the worlds largest library of sourcing knowledge• Member Certificate of Completion (after successful assessment)• Copy of The Sourcing Handbook• Exclusive pricing on other sourcing books, guides and learning modules• Discount on live SourceU classes• Job placement opportunitiesLearning Objectives:• Fluency in how search engines work including syntax (commands) for top search engines• Basic comprehension of online social network recruiting (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Blogs, etc.)• Proficiency in outreach and engagement, initiating contact via email and cold calling• Organization of the sourcing function, management of pertinent information• Mastery of pre-search process and intake meeting Membership
  19. 19. Successful completion of Member, Specialist and Professional modules results inobtaining The Sourcing Institute Certified Professional designation. With it comes:1. A thorough understanding of how the Internet impacts the recruiting profession on a daily basis2. Expertise in tried-and-true methods for name generation, cold calling and social networking3. Ability to utilize most tools and resources for finding passive candidates online4. A solid methodology for name generation, cold-calling & networking5. An organized plan for building a custom sourcing strategy for any requisition6. Adeptness in working with both candidates and hiring managers7. Proficiency in techniques for managing your schedule and developing your industry expertise8. A structured process for obtaining candid feedback from both candidates and hiring managers to help improve your hiring practices Certification
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