Archive for the ‘Search Operators’ Category

Back to basics with Simple (Telephone) Sourcing

March 30th, 2010 by Livingston 0

With so many incredible online tools, websites and social networks, sourcers sometimes forget the most basic tools out there.  We use search engines on a daily basis, but become so inundated with fine-tuning our advanced Boolean strings, in order to dig deeper and data mine the web, we forget simple sourcing.
Looking for someone in particular?  [...]

Keyword Combinations with Maxhire’s Search Results Matrix

May 13th, 2009 by Livingston 0

With all the news today surrounding Google’s new product launches (Google Squared, Google Options and Sky Map for Android), it reminded me of a very interesting search feature from the Maxhire product suite.
Like most Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS), Maxhire was loaded with bells and whistles, and at times these options cluttered the most basic and [...]

Twitterfall – Monitoring Twitter’s Public Timeline

March 30th, 2009 by Livingston 0

Summize.com (now search.twitter.com) lets you search the billions of tweets out there through a number of search operators.  It also provides real time updates for a single search.  This means that if people have tweeted since your last search, the results will refresh with more results that fit your query.
For those users that are either [...]

Job Search and Candidate Sourcing with Twitter

December 18th, 2008 by Livingston 0

To many individuals (including Guy Kawasaki), Twitter is becoming the tool of choice for online marketing.
After reviewing Twitter’s search operators, a little digging lead me to some interesting job search and recruiting applications within the twitter community.

Subtle job applications- Linking to your online resume.  Google Apps and other online document repositories make this easy.
Helping friends [...]