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Sourcing on Facebook

It is a surprise to me that Sourcing on Facebook is not more common. It seems that most recruiters turn first to job boards or LinkedIn or maybe even their own database before venturing further into the many other internet resources available. Perhaps these traditional routes offer low hanging fruit but we all know that valuable (Passive) candidates can be found elsewhere and that means Facebook should be considered a primary resource. Facebook is important because of its size but,…


Added by Shane McCusker on November 6, 2015 at 7:01am — No Comments

Finding Anyone's Contact Details

It is typically the case that a recruiter will find a good potential candidate on the internet but struggles to find any way of making direct contact with them. This is often the case when finding someone on LinkedIn where their contact details are not available.

In this video I talk about a number of different ways to make contact including how to message on LinkedIn for…


Added by Shane McCusker on July 17, 2014 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

Changes to LinkedIn Public Profiles

Linkedin seem to be making changes to the Public Profiles. They have recently released paid for Premium profiles however it seems that for may profiles, free and paid for, there is now a new format being rolled out. This has implications for Recruiters who use Google x-ray search to find profiles as the information and format is changing.

The new format is more than…


Added by Shane McCusker on July 16, 2014 at 9:03am — No Comments

LinkedIn Alerts

I've created a new sourcing tools to help recruiters keep their finger on the pulse and find new vacancies and new client. It is on the home page of the Boolean Strings site. I've recorded a short video to show it off. Please try it out and let me know what you think.


Added by Shane McCusker on April 9, 2014 at 1:05am — No Comments

Simple tool to source on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, G+ and YouTube

I've recorded a very short video to show off a simple tool I put together very much inspired by work and blogs from Shane Bowen and Glen Gutmacher. I hope you like it. The tool is available on my blog


Added by Shane McCusker on December 13, 2013 at 10:53am — No Comments

Automatically posting Jobs to Twitter and LinkedIn

I was thinking about very simple ways to automatically post jobs from my ATS, 1ntelligence, through a recruitment web site and then to Twitter, LinkedIn and all the other social channels. This is actually very easy to do. I've produced a video demonstrating how to do this with Hootsuite which is completely free and very useful for all sorts of reasons.

If you like this video please share it and click the Like button on the YouTube player.…


Added by Shane McCusker on November 25, 2013 at 9:35am — No Comments

How to Find People in an Area - Location Sourcing with Google, Twitter and LinkedIn

My webinar this is all about Location based Candidate Sourcing. Very often my sourcing demonstrations find candidates in big cities with big populations but what happens when you want candidates in a remote area with perhaps only a few thousand people in the population. This is a common problem and made even more difficult when the thousands of candidates from the big…


Added by Shane McCusker on July 25, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments


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