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I’m Raj, and each week I curate interesting tips, articles, and resources around recruitment, sourcing, and anything else that’s hot in the talent world. It's Friday and I'm back with another edition of 10xrecruiter for you to level up your recruitment game.
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✨ A timeless thought
💯 Tips & hacks of the week
⚡️ Sourcing Hack for Hacker News Site
Have you heard about Hacker News? It’s a news aggregator forum site similar to Reddit but it primarily focuses on start-ups, developers, and hacker-related news. They have a sub specifically for developers actively looking for new opportunities. This sub is a month-by-month page called: Ask HN: Who wants to be hired?
Here are some examples:
You can create a Boolean string and search directly on Google:
Ask HN: Who wants to be hired? (“May” OR “June” OR “July”) AND “2021”
And here’s a FREE open-source tool that scrapes data from such pages.
Here are a few things that I've been reading this week:
Are you short of candidates and run out of options on LinkedIn? Have you thought about trying Github? In this 4 minute video you’ll learn how to master sourcing on GitHub.
When you are searching for candidates via search engines, sometimes you’ll find lists of attendees that are not connected with the names. You know that it was some meetup or event for salespeople (for example) and you need to connect the email with the name and the name with the LinkedIn profile. This essay explains the technique to achieve the same.
It takes a little bit of effort to really understand what is going on in the Github interface, but it can be well worth it to get a better understanding of candidates. But reading Github profiles doesn’t have to be difficult. Here’s a short guide covering the basics.
I’ve used all of them myself and they’re all incredibly powerful for finding the contacts that we need in recruiting, and making deals happen. You can use any of the above mentioned on a trial basis, but the paid versions are much more robust and give you a lot more results. See the full video now to learn more.
💡 Inspiration & case-studies
Curated case studies, nuggets of wisdom & techniques from other recruiters & talent experts:
Hung Lee started a conversation on how to hire more women engineers. Hundreds of people - tech recruiters, women engineers, CTO’s and founders shared thoughts and experiences. This thread is a collection of their insights 👇
🚀 Recruitment tool/plugin of the week
Every week I recommend one plugin, tool, or product that can help recruiters become better at work:
🎉 Checkout VeryFast — An extension tool that helps auto populate recruiter template message’s using someone’s social media profile data. The tool can be used on a variety of platforms: LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.
📝 Interesting resources & cheat-sheets
Here are a few interesting resources, cheat-sheets and curated materials:
👇 Here’s a list of YouTube Channels that Recruiters should follow but probably don’t. The list is massive, there are over 200 channels on there already.
🥳 Fun stuff
Random facts, stats, and funny threads/memes from the recruitment world!
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That’s it for this week! Hit me up if you have any stories, feedback, or insights to share. Otherwise, see you next week!
Curated with ❤️
Raj Abishek, Co-Founder @NurtureBox