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In LinkedIn We Trust? (for Passive Candidate Sourcing)

A presentation at Sourcing 7 Fall Shareback on November 20, 2014 at Amazon in Seattle. This is a case study to compare the results of LinkedIn native search and Google x-ray search. We use a Web Developer position in Chicago as an example. The keywords in the Boolean string include Ruby, Rails, Sinatra, TDD (test …

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Advice for Contacting Developers: Straight from a Software Engineer’s Mouth

I met a software engineer this week at a Node.js meetup.  We chatted about Ruby vs. Nodejs and I mentioned that I ran across a blog with interesting Ruby vs. Node benchmark data.  He gave me his business card and asked me to forward him the link.  Being a LinkedIn addict, I, of course, looked him up on LinkedIn. The very first thing I …

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