Month: January 2018

January 29, 2018 Jonathan Kidder No comments exist

  Are you missing Rapportive yet? Yes, LinkedIn shocked many users be removing Rapportive and replacing it with LinkedIn Sales Navigator. For while Rapportive was the hottest tool for verifying and cross-referencing email addresses to user profiles on LinkedIn. I was using this tool every single day and I certainly at a loss for words…

January 25, 2018 Jonathan Kidder No comments exist

If you looked at my internet tabs and search history throughout the week it would look fairly crazy. As a Talent Sourcer most days are spent multi-tasking between searching, prospecting, and screening leads. Basically, Sourcers are immensely busy and sometimes it’s easy for things to fall through the cracks. Forgetting to update candidates or losing…

January 21, 2018 Jonathan Kidder 2 comments

I recently had a great discussion about getting into “LinkedIn Jail” on our Talent Sourcers group on Facebook. Kasia Borowicz wrote a recent piece about how she was blocked out of LinkedIn due to viewing too many profiles. She claimed that she was not over viewing profiles on a daily basis. So, I wanted to…

January 19, 2018 Jonathan Kidder No comments exist

Browser extensions can be much more unsafe than you might realize. Recruiters and Sourcers have fallen in love with these types of tools. However, you might not realize how much access these tools gain. Certain extensions can capture passwords, track web browsing history, and basically have access to everything you do online. The extensions that…

January 16, 2018 Jonathan Kidder No comments exist

How many places to you use to recruit candidates? If you are only listing one or two places, it’s time to add to your list. Recruiters need to look for various ways to find qualified candidates. We all know about using LinkedIn and other popular sites for sourcing, but what about something a little outside…

January 11, 2018 Jonathan Kidder 2 comments

I’ve noticed in the past few weeks that certain users have been getting locked out of LinkedIn and it’s because they’re using browser extensions that violate LinkedIn terms of agreement. Certain extensions are great for scraping for candidate information but you’re taking a risk by using these types of tools.   Thankfully, a new extension…

January 7, 2018 Jonathan Kidder No comments exist

What if there was a site where you could find top industry professionals in different niche areas based of Q&A responses? It’s a reality with the site Quora. With an estimated audience of over 700,000 it’s also a spot to tap into some high quality talent. Recruiting in 2018 requires more than the typical tools…

January 3, 2018 Jonathan Kidder No comments exist

Need a way to monitor and multi-task your daily searches? Google Alerts may be the right solution for you! Basically, you can subscribe to your keyword search directly on Google. As soon as something new gets posted online you will receive an update directly in your email inbox. This simple yet useful trick has helped me…