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Learn which platforms other than LinkedIn you can use for recruitment and how you can best search these platforms for talent.

Complete list of candidate sources for tech recruiters

This is your go to list for finding tech talent in untapped and extremely effective candidate sources.

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Best chrome extensions for sourcers and recruiters

Chrome extensions are a recruiter's best friend. This is our top 10.

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Tech job title synonyms and search strings

Including job title synonyms in your search for tech talent can boost your search results and lets you find hidden talent.

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The Full Pool Sourcing Method™

The Full Pool Sourcing Method is an integrated approach to sourcing all opportune candidate sources: the employee base, ATS and external sources

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The practical guide to X-raying LinkedIn in 2021

With Google you can search anything, LinkedIn is no exception. This is how you can create targeted Google searches to find your LinkedIn candidate profiles.

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LinkedIn country codes for your X-ray search (full list)

When X-raying LinkedIn, you can use country codes to get LinkedIn profiles from specific countries in your Google search results.

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How to recruit tech talent on Medium

Medium is one of the leading publishing platforms worldwide where professionals showcase their thought leadership within their field of expertise. This is the place to look for talent that wants to get their voice heard.

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How to find data science talent on Kaggle

With 5 million data scientists and machine learning experts, Kaggle is the go to source for finding data talent.

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How to use Meetup to find tech talent

Meetup users are usually well connected professionals who have a strong interest in the topic of the groups and events at hand. This makes it a great place to find enthusiasts in the domain you are sourcing for.

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How to recruit talent on Xing

The assumption is that LinkedIn is used globally as the primary professional network. Not true for Germany. Xing is the leading professional network site here and it is gaining more users in other countries as well.

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How to source talent on AngelList

AngelList provides startup and scaleup talent that doesn't only have the right skillset, but also the right mindset for a work environment with rapid change.

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How to source talent on Reddit

The Reddit community is one of the biggest online communities existing today with 330 million users. Redditors engage in comical, but also professional discussions. When understood, it provides a good opportunity for sourcing talent.

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How to recruit tech talent on Stack Overflow

With 14 million developers and rich technology skills information based on Q&A's, Stack Overflow is a must for sourcing tech talent.

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Recruiting with the Google Programmable Search Engine (PSE) | The Complete Guide

The Google Programmable Search Engine (PSE), also known as the Customizable Search Engine (CSE), is like a google search but one with more search features, less restrictions and one that's reusable.

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How to source tech talent on GitHub

GitHub is the platform with the most active engineering users, beating LinkedIn and any other platform. A goldmine of rich and up to date candidate information.

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Why you should use cross platform talent sourcing

57% of recruiters would lose their job or their business if they are banned for life on LinkedIn. There are alternative platforms, even better ones if you know how to use them.

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How to cross reference candidates across platforms

Candidate information can be found in a lot of different places on the web. If you want to be successful as a recruiter you need to have the full view of a candidate before you reach out.

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