Course Description: Finding and asking for references and referrals as a sourcing technique
Course Description: Search blogs for name generation and competitive intelligence, not just resumes. Learn what bloggers do, companies and tools they like and work with, and industry trends. Almost anything you need to know around industry trends, hot (and not) products, projects and people, and other insider buzz can be found in the blogosphere.
Course Description: Gather information, convert it into actionable intelligence and use it to make recommendations to business leaders, gaining the edge through competitive intelligence as an ethical and legal business practice.
Course Description: Having a Twitter account is not necessary to benefit from this course. Apply Twitter specific syntax to search methods and techniques. Search content within Twitter and from external sources for name generation and competitive intelligence. Through Twitter you can reveal the names of people at companies, the tools they work with, learn about industry trends, find attendees at conferences and connect with people otherwise unreachable. Includes a guide to advanced search operators for recruiting with secret commands we have discovered. Build a list of people to
follow, get recommendations on free Twitter applications best for recruiters. Understand how to leverage groups and multiple‐account management.
Course Description: Facebook was not built with search in mind but in this course you will learn how to get around the built in obstacles and be able to conduct skill based searches for prospects. Search content within Facebook and from external sources for name generation and competitive intelligence. Connect with people otherwise unreachable. Includes a guide to search tools for recruiters.
Course Description: Using advanced field search syntax, you will uncover little-known special commands and syntax for each of the major search engines, plus commands unique to Bing, Exalead, Blekko, Gigablast and others.
Course Description: Learn how to apply the Art of Search to paid Resume Databases to which you are already subscribed. Apply search techniques like keyword selection, natural language and phrase searches that work specifically inside of homogenous resume databases such as Monster, CareerBuilder, Dice, Beyond.com etc. Learn how to manipulate drop down fields and alternative search criteria to find talent that is not being found by your current search methods.
Course Description: Learn the basics of visualizing keyword maps and how to create a Wordmap from a set of relevant resumes and job descriptions. Apply elements of speed reading to your sourcing and recruiting practice. Create keyword maps and be able to use word clouds. Obtain clarity on what is really important within sample resumes.
Course Description: Specifically targeted to the Art of Search inside of your own Applicant Tracking System, this module includes areas such as: Boolean search commands/operators (how to use & where to use) that work specifically inside of most ATS systems. Building your search in the proper order (is it right to left? does it matter where you put the OR/AND commands? etc.)
Course Description: Apply creative search string theories that uncover crucial sourcing data lying deep in the Web and that standard methods never find, including associations, conferences, user groups, discussion lists/listservs, mailing list archives and more.
Course Description: Learn everything from understanding the differences among search engines to mastering the universal field search commands common to all major engines. Be able to apply logical disjunctions, parenthesis, quotations, wildcard, Boolean syntax, and search commands like site: intitle: inurl: and filetype:
Course Description: Apply the most advanced search techniques available to work on any database, search engine, social network or job board and to identify hidden talent by looking for natural phrases that reveal them hiding in plain sight, in totally unexpected and unusual locations.