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Practical Tips to Identify and Engage Talent

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recruitDC Spring 2016
Shannon Pritchett - Editor, SourceCon

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Practical Tips to Identify and Engage Talent

  1. 1. Practical Tips to Identify and Engage Talent Shannon Pritchett @SourcingShannon
  2. 2. Which should we care about? (intitle:resume OR inurl:resume OR intitle:cv OR inurl:cv OR intitle:vitae OR inurl:vitae OR intitle:bio OR inurl:bio OR intitle:"about me" OR inurl :"about me" OR intitle:portfolio OR inurl:portfolio) graphic (design OR designer) dreamweaver html css php
  3. 3. Sharing Their Positive Experience - CandEs 82.8% share with their inner circle 51% share their experience on social
  4. 4. site:about.me "graphic design" site:*.brandyourself.com "graphic design" site:flavors.me "graphic design" site:hi.im "graphic design" site:pixelhub.me "graphic design" site:zerply.com "graphic design" site:visualize.me "graphic design" site:me "graphic design"
  5. 5. https://cse.google.com/cse/publicurl?cx=002682709781726449870:f5jh5vd0xsa
  6. 6. Experiment with your searches "graphic (design OR designer)" "(contact OR call OR email OR follow OR dm OR network OR join) (me OR at OR on)" "graphic (design OR designer)" "(contact OR call OR email OR follow OR dm OR network OR join) (me OR at OR on)"
  7. 7. (java OR j2ee OR c#) mysql -intitle:resume -inurl:resume -job -jobs -sample -samples -linkedin (214 OR 469 OR 972) (tx OR texas)
  8. 8. (java OR j2ee OR c#) mysql -intitle:resume -inurl:resume -job -jobs -sample -samples -linkedin "*@gmail.com" (tx OR texas)
  9. 9. SourceHub
  10. 10. SourceHub ("software" OR "s/ware" OR "it" OR "ict" OR "applications" OR "information technology" OR "crm" OR "erp" OR "cloud" OR "application" OR "saas" OR "digital" OR "web" OR "j2ee" OR "tech" OR ".net" OR "sdlc" OR "testing" OR "app" OR "sap") AND ("engineer" OR "beng" OR "b.eng" OR "designer" OR "eng" OR "engineering" OR "engineers" OR "enginner" OR "engr" OR "engineered" OR "enginneer" OR "eng." OR "engineeer" OR "enginering" OR "egr" OR "engneer" OR "enginners" OR "fitter" OR "meng" OR "scientist" OR "technician" OR "technical")AND (".net" OR "asp" OR "dotnet" OR "dot net" OR "wcf" OR "c#" OR "asp.net" OR "c#.net" OR "ado.net" OR "vb.net" OR "sharepoint" OR "c sharp" OR "mvc" OR "clr" OR "iis" OR "linq" OR "xaml" OR "nunit" OR "Entity Framework")AND ("seattle")
  11. 11. Boolean - Less is More Avoid over using OR NOT intitle: inurl: resume "graphic designer" photoshop illustrator texas -sample -jobs
  12. 12. www.intel-sw.com/blog/facebook-search/www.intel-sw.com/blog/facebook-search/
  13. 13. Women, BS CS, Stanford https://www.facebook.com/search/females/intersect/str/ https://www.facebook.com/search/str/computer%20science/pages- named/students/intersect https://www.facebook.com/search/str/stanford/pages- named/students/intersect https://www.facebook.com/search/females/intersect/str/computer %20science/pages-named/students/intersect/str/stanford/pages- named/students/intersect
  14. 14. Natural Language Search "i am a graphic designer" OR "i'm a graphic designer" photoshop "(he OR she) is (the OR a) graphic designer" "she is (our OR the OR a) graphic designer" (she OR her OR hers OR girl OR girls OR women OR woman OR female)
  15. 15. Natural Language Searches "(i OR my) (specialty OR specialties OR specialize) (is OR are OR in) (photoshop OR adobe OR illustrator OR dreamweaver OR html OR css OR php)"
  16. 16. (nurse OR rn OR bsn) ("right to left" OR "left to right")
  17. 17. Look for names Example: (intitle:team OR inurl:team OR intitle:people OR inurl:people) (team OR people OR members OR employees) (202 OR 443 OR 410 OR 301 OR 240 OR 667 OR 703 OR 757 OR 804 OR 571 OR 540) (intitle:team OR inurl:team OR intitle:staff OR inurl:staff OR intitle:people OR inurl:people OR intitle:members OR inurl:members OR intitle:employees OR inurl:employees OR intitle:personnel OR inurl:personnel OR intitle:attendees OR inurl:attendees OR intitle:roster OR inurl:roster) (auditor OR controller OR actuary OR "internal auditor" OR "internal * auditor") (202 OR 443 OR 410 OR 301 OR 240 OR 667 OR 703 OR 757) -jobs
  18. 18. Just do this … https://www.linkedin.com/edu/alumni? name=university%20OR%20(NOT%20university)
  19. 19. Words of advice Observe first! Where are they congregating? How do they speak? Be respectful of the candidates time Find creative ways to ask questions
  20. 20. More advice Get a candidate to laugh Q: how many programmers does it take to change a light bulb? A: none, that's a hardware problem Be respectful of the candidates time Find creative ways to ask questions Be human, be humble
  21. 21. Finally … Don’t vomit jobs Understand people motivators; make an effort What do they want? Our motivations shouldn’t come first Work with hiring managers on educating them with data Show you’re the expert
  22. 22. Presentation by Shannon Pritchett @SourcingShannon linkedin.com/in/SourcingShannon facebook.com/svancuren Shannon@ere.net Come to SourceCon for 10% off - SC16RDC

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