How to Source GitHub and StackOverflow

Github and StackOverflow are the world’s largest online community of software developers. If you’re a software or development recruiter and you’re not sourcing from these two sites, you’re missing a huge candidate pool. However, you can’t search for candidates the traditional way of entering keywords. Learn how the pros search these sites!

  • Introduction to GitHub and StackOverflow
  • How to find candidates using GitHub and StackOverflow search
  • The single biggest tip to searhing candidates
  • How to find contact informaiton for candidates

How to find emails for candidates on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a great way to find some candidates. But is yet another InMail the best way to reach out?

Learn some must have tools to find candidate’s direct emails.

  • How to find almost anyone’s work email address
  • How to verify if an email address is accurate
  • Additional tools to find a candidate’s personal email

Email Outreach Strategy for Software Engineers

Hello from Recruiter Central! Ah, the outreach. The most basic part of what we do while sourcing for candidates. We want to share our ‘secret sauce’ with you by breaking down our outreach strategy. Email Outreach Strategy For Tech Talent We’ve found that tech candidate, in general,l prefer an email over a call. In 2017 the tech market is very competitive … Read More

The Best Desktop Apps for Recruiters and Sourcers

One of my first mentors told me, “A recruiter’s most valuable resource is time.” I guess it’s a fairly obvious statement. However, I’ve seen such a wide disparity of real efficiency. Here, I’ll outline some of the best desktop apps for recruiters and sourcers that I have found to be incredibly helpful for managing my time. I’ve found that these … Read More

How to Create A Sourcing Strategy for Events

Sourcing Strategy for Recuiters and Hiring Managers As recruiters and hiring managers, we all have stories of successful and not so successful career events. Consistently hiring top talent at career events doesn’t have to be a fluke if you have a well-defined sourcing strategy in place. I’m going to highlight some of my best practices for creating a sourcing strategy … Read More

Take Control of LinkedIn XRay Search With Google Verbatim Search

A great way to find more qualified LinkedIn profiles is to use x-ray (also known as site search or site:search). If you are going to use an x-ray search, changing your Google search from “All results” to “Verbatim” allows you to leverage Boolean Search Operations without any of Google’s personalized algorithm which results in you having greater control of your search … Read More