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Yatedo: Profile Aggregation Meets Semantic Search

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Yatedo: Profile Aggregation Meets Semantic Search

Guest Post by Dean DaCosta While free profile aggregation tools such as Pipl or Spokeo, have been established recruiting resources for years, this suddenly hot category has seen an explosion of emerging (premium) platforms looking to improve – and monetize – the personal search arena. Yatedo, however, represents a dramatic improvement on many emerging and […]

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Small Companies, Big Need: HR Technology & Small Business Recruiting

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Small Companies, Big Need: HR Technology & Small Business Recruiting

Guest Post by Kyle Lagunas – Talent Acquisition Analyst, Brandon Hall Group As many of you know, Brandon Hall Group launched its first annual Talent Acquisition Benchmark Survey at the start of the year. In the time since, I’ve been slicing and dicing the data – by levels of effectiveness, by industry, and most recently by company size.  Across […]

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Immersion: Mapping The Original Social Network In Your Inbox

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Immersion: Mapping The Original Social Network In Your Inbox

Immersion, out from MIT Labs (so you know it’s gotta be legit), claims to provide a “people centric view of your e-mail life,” which, according to their website, provide “a detailed description of our personal and professional history” that’s “older than the web.”  By logging in through a secure server through a GMail, MS Exchange […]

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EMail Finder: How To Source Anyone’s Work E-Mail For Free

| April 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
EMail Finder: How To Source Anyone’s Work E-Mail For Free

Finding and validating work e-mail addresses is a key step in any sourcing process, but even for the most experienced recruiters, it’s a task that’s often incredibly time-consuming and arduous, not to mention an inexact science at best.  That’s why I’m always on the look out for new tools and shortcuts to this part of […]

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Evil Empire: LinkedIn Lawsuit Set Dangerous Double Standard

| April 3, 2014 | 1 Comment
Evil Empire: LinkedIn Lawsuit Set Dangerous Double Standard

Sell Hack has one employee who spends most of his time working at a completely unrelated startup, has no budget and doesn’t even warrant a company profile on Crunchbase, since it’s got no budget, no capital backing and no plans for monetizing its services. By contrast, LinkedIn is a blue chip, NASDAQ listed global corporation, […]

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SellHack: The Free Sourcing Tool That’s Got LinkedIn On the Defense

| April 1, 2014 | 2 Comments
SellHack: The Free Sourcing Tool That’s Got LinkedIn On the Defense

SellHack is one of those rare tools that actually delivers as promised, meets a real recruiting need and actually lives up to the hype – which isn’t easy to do, considering the amount of buzz and word of mouth that this emerging startup has built up in a relatively short amount of time.  What makes […]

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SMS, Staffing & Simplicity: Meet TextRecruit

| March 24, 2014 | 2 Comments
SMS, Staffing & Simplicity: Meet TextRecruit

For the past few weeks now, I have been testing out a new mobile recruiting tool called TextRecruit. I don’t say this about many tools and sourcing technologies, but I’ve fallen in love. While I’ve been using texting as a method for contacting candidates for some time now, I can do it better, faster and track […]

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How Job Seekers Really Use Glassdoor Reviews

| January 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
How Job Seekers Really Use Glassdoor Reviews

As an HR analyst at Software Advice, a company that connects businesses with recruiting software vendors, Erin Osterhaus frequently conducts market-research on recruiting and talent management technologies. Recently, Osterhaus wanted to see what impact Glassdoor reviews actually have on a job seeker’s decision to apply for (and accept) a job.  So, she surveyed a total […]

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Salesforce, Talent Sourcing and the Future of Enterprise Search

| January 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Salesforce, Talent Sourcing and the Future of Enterprise Search

The increasing overlap, and potentially inextricable intertwining of recruitment and marketing has been a central theme in the HR industry, the subject of a prodigal amount of product marketing, ‘thought leadership’ content and corporate copy. The confluence of recruiting and marketing has, in fact, become a central focus in competing for top talent, with concepts […]

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Network Engineering: How YesGraph Helps High Growth Hiring

| January 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
Network Engineering: How YesGraph Helps High Growth Hiring

Even with the proliferation of social networks, search engines and SaaS solutions available to recruiters today, referrals continue to represent the most effective source of hire for employers, proof that sometimes high touch indeed trumps high tech. Most employee referral programs, whether formal or informal, continue to emphasize personalization over automation, functioning as something of […]

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