Sometimes, Google indexes words from the pages’ source code that do not appear on pages. This includes the alt tag, dd tag, and a few other cases. Here are some practical search examples. You can utilize the hidden-but-found words well in LinkedIn X-Ray! Find LinkedIn members by job location. (This is not possible on LinkedIn, even in keywords). site:linkedin.com “work ... Read More
We are lucky that Google keeps supporting its 21 advanced search operators even though most of its users never use the operators (and those who do rarely click on ads). As it is getting harder to search, particularly for requirements such as Diversity with no search filters provided by Social Networks, scraping and automation are becoming must-have skills for Sourcers. ... Read More
[Edited] Phew! They have fixed it. It might have happened due to me filing an issue – once my message was communicated to Developers, the behavior went away in a few hours. Interacting with @LinkedInHelp is not for the faint of heart – they asked me whether I know about Boolean search and sent me to read the help article, ... Read More
I think that Talent Sourcing will become more technical. We will have to use scraping and automation to stay productive and competitive. (This is not advice on scraping or automating work on any site in legal terms, of course.) Scraping I anticipate the increased necessity for scraping due to: 1) Growing demand to source for diversity combined with the limitations ... Read More
You can search for Diversity candidates on LinkedIn using first names, pronouns, organizations, education (including Alumni search), group memberships, associations, employers (for veterans), and other ways. X-Raying on Google can complement your sourcing process. Search for ethnic names with accented characters Google can search for accented characters; LinkedIn ignores them. As an example, you can Google for Hispanic/Latino names such ... Read More
Real estate has long been viewed as one of the last vestiges for innovation and disruption, writes Kevin Lynch, an investor at Maschmeyer Group Ventures. But with the societal shifts accelerated by the pandemic this perception is no longer true, and the companies positioned at the sweet spot of this squeeze between institutional demand and capital supply have experienced mind-boggling growth.
Ever since COVID-19 began its global spread, startups have been working on ways to provide more accurate, convenient, or lower-priced tests to detect the virus. Now that several have reached scale, they’re looking to take their offerings to the public markets.
Headlines around U.S. startup funding shows that practically everything is up: Venture investment is at record highs; crypto, security and telehealth are seeing multifold gains; and giant rounds and big exits keep piling up--one thing the data shows is not up is the share of venture funding going to female-founded startups.
After a couple of blockbuster months, funding in August 2021 has slowed with a total of $49 billion invested on a global basis. Year-over-year funding is up over 100 percent with this past month tracking at the fifth-highest funding month recorded in the past two years.
The furious pace at which venture investment was deployed globally in the first half of 2021 is not slowing down as we move into the third quarter. Global funding came in at $61 billion in July 2021 — matching the all-time record set in June 2021, Crunchbase data shows.
European startups got a bigger slice of a bigger venture funding pie in the first half of 2021. Venture funding to startups in Europe totaled an unprecedented $59 billion, Crunchbase data shows, up from $18.5 billion for the first half of 2020.
Global venture funding hit an all-time high in the first quarter of 2021, per Crunchbase data. But, along with a surge in late stage funding, we also saw a marked increase in early-stage funding last quarter, with $39 billion invested in nascent startups, up from $25 billion in the fourth quarter and $22 billion in the first quarter of 2020.
2021 is shaping up to be a stellar year for startups in Europe, with Investment in startups tracked at $21.4 billion in the first quarter, more than double funding amounts year over year and close to double over the last quarter of 2020.
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