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AlumniUS

AlumniUS

Search through candidates by school and graduation year Alumni US is a useful site that allows recruiters to easily search through candidates based on which school they have attended. Once on the site, you simply select or search for a certain school, and are brought...
Context Scout Is Back

Context Scout Is Back

Context Scout is back to help you find info quickly and efficiently Context Scout, an extension that searches through a variety of websites in order to easily provide you with information about candidates, is once again available after being discontinued for a period...
Isometric Contributions for GitHub

Isometric Contributions for GitHub

Improve your GitHub experience with this extension Isometric Contributions is a free tool for GitHub, created by Jason Long and currently available as a Chrome Extension. The tool allows you to transform the contributions graph on your GitHub profile. With the...
Google Enhancement Suite

Google Enhancement Suite

Speed up sourcing and recruiting with this Google add-on The Google Enhancement Suite, created by loftyshaky and available in the Chrome extension web store, adds a great deal of function to the Google search tool. The suite provides a variety of options to users,...
SeekOut.io Review

SeekOut.io Review

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]When Dean DaCosta tells us to pay attention to a recruiting tool, we listen.  And so should you.  In this video review, we take a look at SeekOut.io a product that Dean looked at last year and is building a lot of momentum.  We have...
Combine Tools to Make Sourcing Magic

Combine Tools to Make Sourcing Magic

There is not one Chrome Extension or add-on that can do everything. But if you combine extensions, you can create sourcing magic. In my latest video, I show you how to combine the following tools: Facebook Search Guide from Airs: This tool allows you to leverage the...
Chrome Extension Review: Spoof

Chrome Extension Review: Spoof

How can you tell if an email that you received is “real” or not? Technically, all emails are real. But there are emails that can brutally harm your system. In fact, recently, there was a massive email phishing attack that targeted millions of users....
Find Contact Information with Skipease

Find Contact Information with Skipease

Ever find yourself having to go from site to site to find contact information for potential candidates? Skipease can help alleviate your pain. Skipease is a free people search and public records directory where you can search for and find contact information and...
Product Review: Elucify

Product Review: Elucify

I want to show you an amazing tool and believe it or not; it is not a Chrome Extension. The tool is Elucify. This is a completely free site that gives free access to their database so you can find contact information. The reason they can do this free is they are...
Tool Review: Sourcin

Tool Review: Sourcin

Weekly, people ask me, “How can I find phone numbers?” You can find my answer in the Secret Sourcing Group and RecruitingDaily’s Facebook page. In fact, there have been several articles written here on RecruitingTools.com as well. Even so, recruiters...
Data Miner Serves Up Recipes for Recruiter Success

Data Miner Serves Up Recipes for Recruiter Success

A recipe a set of instructions for preparing a particular dish, including a list of the ingredients required. A Data Miner recipe is simply a set of extraction rules that you designate by using their  Google chrome extension and it will help you extract data from web...
Chrome Extension Review: Nymeria

Chrome Extension Review: Nymeria

 If you watched my webinar this week, you heard me mention Nymeria. Nymeria.io finds both personal and business emails for users on LinkedIn and GitHub. As I have said before,  in general, candidates don’t make their contact info easy to find. The further down the...
Verify Your Email Search for Free

Verify Your Email Search for Free

After identifying a candidate, it is time to find an email search. In general, candidates don’t make their contact info easy to find. The further down the proverbial “rabbit hole” someone’s email is, the more effort it takes to find. I have...
FindThatLead Has New Updates

FindThatLead Has New Updates

According to Gerard Compte, CEO and Co-Founder of FindThatLead, the primary function of the tool is finding and confirming email addresses. But it does so much more. In the dashboard, you can access Twitter followers of your prospects. You also have free WHOIS...
Sourcing Strategy: Find Competitors in Your Area

Sourcing Strategy: Find Competitors in Your Area

Odds are, you are not the only person in town looking for a particular skill set. All companies have a few types of positions that overlap. It is then your job to find competitors that are looking for the same talent you are. By, knowing who your competitors are, you...
How To Write Better Recruiting eMails

How To Write Better Recruiting eMails

As you know, sourcing and recruiting is not just about finding great talent. In fact, uncovering the talent is the easy part – hypothetically. At least you can control that. What you can’t control is the part where you get that candidate to reply, get on...
I Saw the Sign: Talent Signals

I Saw the Sign: Talent Signals

What do you use when you search for coders? GitHub? AngelList? How about you search on all of them from one platform while you sleep? Talent Signals is a totally free tool that allows you to easily find tech candidates. Simply put your search parameters in and Talent...
Recruit Creative Talent with Chainy

Recruit Creative Talent with Chainy

You use GitHub for tech talent. You use LinkedIn for executive talent but where do you go to recruit creative talent? If you are looking for the marketing, graphic design and PR types, try Chainy. Chainy will help you easily find creative people. If you have a great...
Supercharge Your Gmail with ZenProspect

Supercharge Your Gmail with ZenProspect

Some of the best recruiting tools were not created for recruiters at all.  ZenProspect is built for sales professionals, yet it is a must have for recruiters who use Gmail.  It is a free Chrome extension that turns your Gmail into a CRM, a contact aggregator, and...
Product Review: Salary Inspector

Product Review: Salary Inspector

What is Salary Inspector? Salary Inspector is a Chrome Extension that allows users to see estimated salaries based on job title and location. Results are shown right on the profile page.   When searching for candidates on LinkedIn, what is the hardest to guess is...
Product Review: Hiretual

Product Review: Hiretual

In a new series on RecruitingTools, each week I’ll be featuring a newly discovered Chrome Extension – breaking down the features and use cases for sourcing and recruiting experts. These short and sweet tool breakdowns will give you a sneak peek into the latest and...
Product Review: ZipWhip

Product Review: ZipWhip

In a new series on RecruitingTools, each week I’ll be featuring a newly discovered Chrome Extension – breaking down the features and use cases for sourcing and recruiting experts. These short and sweet tool breakdowns will give you a sneak peek into the latest and...
Product Review: AnyGrowth

Product Review: AnyGrowth

In a new series on RecruitingTools, each week I’ll be featuring a newly discovered recruiting tool – breaking down the features and use cases for sourcing and recruiting experts. These short and sweet tool breakdowns will give you a sneak peek into the...
Improve your Text Communication with TextRecruit

Improve your Text Communication with TextRecruit

At this point, I know you are mobile optimized. Ha. Ok. I’m not that hopeful that everyone who reads this is already mobile optimized but here’s some advice –  read this article first.  Then come back to this because we’ve moved on from the why...
Who Reads Your Documents? Find Out With Attach

Who Reads Your Documents? Find Out With Attach

Do you know who reads the documents you send? Like to you really know? Sure there are many tools that will send you a read receipt to let you know when someone opened your email. But what about the links you send? Ever wish you could tell if your candidate opened the...
Boolean is Dead: SourceHub

Boolean is Dead: SourceHub

Okay, Boolean is not really dead. The way that you have written your Boolean search in the past, however, may be thanks to SourceHub a Boolean string generator by Social Talent. To Be + To Be = 1: Understanding Boolean. Webopedia describes Boolean Search this way: A...
Find Contact Info with Found.ly

Find Contact Info with Found.ly

Found.ly helps to create  prospect lists by using search engines to consolidate information including email, phone and social records. Found.ly will accurately search on Google, Bing, Yahoo, Twitter (to name a few!) and find new leads in bulk according to what you...
Block Annoying Ads-Chrome Extensions Pt. 2 of 3

Block Annoying Ads-Chrome Extensions Pt. 2 of 3

All recruiters love their Chrome Extensions but they can come at a price. Online advertising can be a divisive thing. On the one hand, ads support the free content model of the internet, with advertising subsidizing many of our favorite websites. On the contrary,...
Extracting Email Addresses from LinkedIn

Extracting Email Addresses from LinkedIn

Extracting email addresses from LinkedIn or any other site is a great trick to have up you sleeve. There are plenty of tools to help you accomplish this task but here are 2 tools that I find to be easy to use, accurate and stable. The video below shows just one...
Kaggle: The Home Of Data Science

Kaggle: The Home Of Data Science

Kaggle is the world’s largest community of data scientists. It also happens to be one hell of a sourcing tool, helping you to identify one of the industries most difficult to fill job families, Data Scientists. I’d highly recommend browsing through the...
4 Free Boolean Search Builders

4 Free Boolean Search Builders

Boolean Search, though highly debated as a dead trade is still a very popular means of search online. Regardless if you are a Boolean Superstar or you still need to learn the basics of Boolean search there is a place in this game for both schools of thought. After you...

The Recruiters Guide To Basic Boolean Search

Boolean Operators, Boolean Search, Ninja style back flip search, however you want to slice it, it’s still a trending topic across many recruiting circles. Be this as it may, most recruiters are simply lacking in their ability to perform the most basic of basic...
3 Sourcing Tools For Search and Contacts

3 Sourcing Tools For Search and Contacts

Let’s cut to the chase and get real. Every week there are new sourcing tools being introduced into the market, most of which fail. It’s difficult to know all of the tools you access to and when you do, you often find yourself wasting more time trying to...
TopFruit: How Science Drives ATS Success

TopFruit: How Science Drives ATS Success

As any recruiter who’s ever touched an ATS knows, trying to actually search for candidates already in the system can be an excruciating exercise – but unfortunately, searching without having a seizure is only half of the battle.  When (and if) you’re...
Zipwhip: Mobile Recruiting Made Simple With SMS

Zipwhip: Mobile Recruiting Made Simple With SMS

There’s been a lot of talk about mobile recruiting technologies and tools these days, but the good news is, if you’re looking to create or optimize your mobile recruiting strategy, you can successfully leverage mobile technologies without actually using a...
Yatedo: Personal Search Goes Global

Yatedo: Personal Search Goes Global

While free profile aggregation tools such as Pipl or Spokeo, have been established recruiting resources for years, this suddenly hot category has seen an explosion of emerging (premium) platforms looking to improve – and monetize – the personal search...
TextRecruit: Mobile Recruiting Through SMS

TextRecruit: Mobile Recruiting Through SMS

For the past few weeks now, I have been testing out a new mobile recruiting tool called TextRecruit. I don’t say this about many tools and sourcing technologies, but I’ve fallen in love. While I’ve been using texting as a method for contacting candidates for some time...