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Sourcing Basics & Cool Tools

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TNL Dallas 2011 Presentation given by Jeremy Roberts and Marianthe Verver on Sourcing Basics & Cool Tools for Sourcing

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Sourcing Basics & Cool Tools

  1. 1. Jeremy Roberts, SPHR  @ImJeremyR http://sourcingstrategy.net Marianthe Verver @mverver www.theverver.wordpress.com Boolean Basics and   “Cool Tools” for Sourcing
  2. 2. Boolean Operators and Modifiers <ul><li>Below are the most important Boolean Operators and Modifiers </li></ul><ul><li>Operators: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>AND - Use to find more than one word example: Aerospace AND defense </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OR - Use to find one word or another example: Aerospace OR defense </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NOT – To exclude a word from a search use the – sign example: -company </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Modifiers: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ “ – To find an exact phrase use quotes example: “El Segundo, CA” AND “company name” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>() – to separate a portion of the equation in order to use multiple operators use parenthesis ( aerospace OR defense OR DoD) AND “El Segundo, CA” </li></ul></ul>9/24/2011
  3. 3. Basic Field Search Commands <ul><ul><li>Word in Title – intitle: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Word in URL – inurl: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Xray – site: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To find a certain type of document - Filetype: (pdf doc xls) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How could you apply these in your searches? </li></ul><ul><li>(find a director of TA / recruiter / director recruiting etc) </li></ul>9/24/2011
  4. 4. Brainstorming HR Terminology <ul><li>It is important to think of every variable of what you are searching for. </li></ul><ul><li>Titles: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Recruiting Manager / TA Manager / Talent Acquisition Manager, Manager of Talent Acquisition, ETC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PHR / SPHR / GPHR </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Other relevant terms may include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>OFCCP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EEOC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Labor Relations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Employee Relations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bargaining Units </li></ul></ul>9/24/2011
  5. 5. What websites would you x-ray? <ul><ul><li>Linkedin </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sample Search String – site:linkedin.com AND &quot;greater los angeles&quot; AND &quot;human resources&quot; AND generalist AND (company1 OR company2 OR company3 OR company4) AND -inurl:dir -inurl:title </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Association Websites </li></ul></ul><ul><li>(SHRM) – Sample search string: </li></ul><ul><li>site:shrm.org conference attendee list </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Industry websites </li></ul></ul><ul><li>(Human Resource Certification Institute) – Sample Search String: site:hrci.org SPHR newly certified list texas </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Company websites for press releases </li></ul></ul>9/24/2011
  6. 6. Create a Google Custom Search Engine 9/24/2011 http://www.google.com/cse/
  7. 7. Followerwonk – Twitter Profile Search 9/24/2011
  8. 8. Find People on Google Plus 9/24/2011 http://findpeopleonplus.com/
  9. 9. Bullhorn Reach – Autopost Jobs to Linkedin, Twitter, Facebook, Indeed and more 9/24/2011
  10. 10. Referyes Sourcer 9/24/2011 http://www.referyes.com/sourcer/search.aspx
  11. 11. Timely 9/24/2011 http://www.timely.is
  12. 12. Cool Tools List <ul><ul><li>http://www.openbook.org Facebook Search </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://followerwonk.com Twitter Profile Search </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://findpeopleonplus.com/ Google+ Profile Search </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.kurrently.com/ Search Facebook and Twitter Stream </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://bullhornreach.com Radar shows you potential movers within your network and who has recently changed jobs. Reach also posts jobs, sets frequency to auto post, and provides a landing page for recruiter’s contact information. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://referyes.com Constructs boolean strings to search the web. Free version has a max of 5 searches daily. Paid version is very inexpensive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.booleanbar.com Free Tool that has 150 pre-constructed Boolean searches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.timely.is  Use for tweets on twitter. Allows you to pre-program tweets by placing them in queue automatically sends out based on the base time to reach your followers.  </li></ul></ul>

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