100+ Free Sourcing & Recruiting Tools, Guides, and Resources

  It’s been a LONG time coming, but I finally got around to updating my free sourcing & recruiting tools, guides and resources page where I now keep a current list of the best of my work all in one place for easy bookmarking and reference. You can find it here on my main page:     Additionally, I thought … Read More

Diversity Sourcing is a Breeze with Facebook Graph Search

  In some respects, Facebook’s Graph Search has literally changed the game when it comes to diversity and inclusion with regard to sourcing. If you don’t already have access to Graph Search, you may not be aware just how easy it is to leverage diversity criteria such as gender, race and ethnicity. How easy is it? I’ll show you how. … Read More

Diversity Sourcing: Boolean Search Strings for LinkedIn

    When it comes to diversity sourcing and recruiting, the first thing that comes to mind for many people is posting jobs on diversity sites and in diverse groups. However, as I have written about many times, posting jobs is an intrinsically limited talent acquisition strategy and it fails to expose you to the “deep end” of the talent … Read More

One Job Board to Rule Them All? Hint: It’s not Facebook.

Like many people in HR/recruiting, I recently read about Facebook making the jump into offering searchable jobs. What took them so long anyway? Apparently, Facebook is planning to launch its own job board later this summer, and the board will aggregate the job postings of third-party providers, making them available for search by Facebook users. This comes after Facebook announced … Read More

LinkedIn User Demographics and Visitor Statistics 2011

Would you like to know more about LinkedIn’s user demographics, as well as LinkedIn’s visitor statistics broken down by country, city, and state? If so, you’ve come to the right place! After patiently waiting for a whole year since my last post on LinkedIn statistics, I’m excited to bring you LinkedIn’s latest user demographics and visitor statistics for 2011. In … Read More

LinkedIn Demographics and Visitor Statistics

If you have ever been curious about LinkedIn’s demographics, as well as LinkedIn’s visitor statistics broken down by country, city, and state, you’ve come to the right place! A while ago I stumbled across a very interesting and powerful website called Quantcast, which is used by 9 of the top 10 media agencies because they quite accurately quantify Internet audiences. … Read More

How to Search LinkedIn for Diversity Sourcing

If you ever have a need to perform diversity sourcing, I’m going to show you a trick on LinkedIn that goes beyond the obvious and “everyone’s doing it” methods of searching for fraternities, sororities, specific universities, and of course groups, societies and associations. Let’s say you were in need of identifying people with specific skills and experience that are also … Read More