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Supercharging your sourcing strategy

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19 outside-the-box ways to source candidates from Paired Sourcing CEO Jer Langhans.

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Supercharging your sourcing strategy

  1. 1. Top19*pairedhacks * brought to you by the fine folks at @pairedsourcing #TalentInnovation
  2. 2. Laptops;lidsuppls
  3. 3. ps_hack_1 ❏ Source prospects from bit.ly ❏ Find their profile page ❏ Scan what topics they are into ❏ Triangulate other social links ❏ Contact #Talent42
  4. 4. ps_hack_2 ❏ Source prospects via Facebook Graph search ❏ Type in plain english ❏ Company ❏ Location ❏ etc.
  5. 5. ps_hack_4 ❏ Kick it old skool w/ Boolean -b ❏ file type stuff ❏ And don’t forget to use intitle ❏ And take out the trash with a dash #Talent42
  6. 6. ps_hack_3 ❏ Kick it old skool w/ Boolean -a ❏ inurl (OR intitle) type stuff ❏ But use ZIP CODE RANGE + AREA CODE ❏ Watch syntax ;)
  7. 7. ps_hack_5 ❏ Kick it old skool w/ Boolean -c ❏ Sourcing influencers? How about Decks ❏ Filetype: PPT (OR PDF) ❏ Contact info on slide? ❏ Some results are more valuable than others
  8. 8. ps_hack_6❏ Kick it old skool w/ Boolean -d ❏ Speaker lists! (OR swap out for attendees) ❏ Filetype: XLS (OR PDF) ❏ DIVERSITY version #TalentInnovation
  9. 9. ps_hack_7❏ Find Android App Developers in Google Play ❏ There’ll always be email ❏ Cross reference it!? ❏ Contact FTW
  10. 10. 7down,12togo! Butwhataboutlinkedin??
  11. 11. ps_hack_8 ❏ Reverse phone lookup/validate with Facebook ❏ New feature, has to be “in network” (currently) ❏ Better than caller ID! #Talent42
  12. 12. ps_hack_9 ❏ Github ❏ Stargazers, repositories, & forks ❏ Think outside the code - you’re a SOURCER damnit!
  13. 13. ps_hack_10 ❏ Do you Quora here often? ❏ Other stuff ❏ Automate ❏ ID ❏ Triangulate to reference in contact! #Talent42
  14. 14. 50% Complete - and - still 100% linkedin FREE #Talent42
  15. 15. ps_hack_11 ❏ Amazon is full of prospects ❏ Book reviews... ❏ Pick a [language] from your Tech Stack ❏ Find “the” book
  16. 16. ps_hack_12 ❏ Did y’all check in today? Foursquare (aka Swarm) ❏ Tips are the best tricks! ❏ Get specific ❏ Small is bigger bet
  17. 17. ps_hack_13 ❏ & now the Facebook version called “Places” ❏ Same idea ❏ Recall: Graph search from PS_Hack_2 #Talent42
  18. 18. ps_hack_14 ❏ Google Alerts ❏ Good for automating workflow ❏ Track People of Interest ❏ OR ❏ Track Co.’s, too
  19. 19. ps_hack_15 ❏ YouTube ❏ It’s more than just cat videos! ❏ DevOps example ❏ Customer Showcase vids
  20. 20. ps_hack_16 ❏ AHGL (After Hours Gaming League) ❏ A few big Co.’s playing games together ❏ Sometimes they use their ‘real’ names ❏ Sometimes they don’t, but it don’t matter
  21. 21. Stoptryingtowrite thisalldown We will send it to you later jer@pairedsourcing.com #Talent42 @majiksourcer
  22. 22. ps_hack_17❏ The best gals (& guys) ask/answer Q’s ❏ StackOverflow example: ❏ TOP askers/answers ❏ TAGS
  23. 23. ps_hack_18 ❏ Meetup.com ❏ Affinity groups get specific fast ❏ Female Devs in Austin? No problem! ❏ Rails pros - easy!!
  24. 24. Ps_hack_19❏ Kick it old skool w/ Boolean -e ❏ GOOGLE IMAGEs ❏ Diversity, Etc. ...yay!
  25. 25. PairedSourcing.com #Talent42

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