In our training, we look into restrictive search filters on LinkedIn and LinkedIn Recruiter. Some restrictions come from members with “shallow” profiles; many (such as seniority, function, or company size) are there because LinkedIn cannot interpret some of its data correctly. If you use LinkedIn Recruiter, you likely search by years of experience. But have you tried searching for any years ... Read More
Guest Post from Talent Sourcer Mike Santoro This post is Part 2 of another post that featured the helpful discovery that Google’s inanchor: operator will search LinkedIn Headline text through X-Ray search. You can read Part 1 here: Sink Into LinkedIn Headlines Tie inanchor: To Your Strings. Part 2 – X-Raying LinkedIn with inanchor: will search more than just LinkedIn ... Read More
Guest Post from Talent Sourcer Mike Santoro How to Search Linkedin Profile Headlines with X-Ray You won’t find a “Headline Search Field” option in LinkedIn Recruiter, LinkedIn Sales Navigator, LinkedIn Recruiter Lite, or Linkedin.com Basic Search. Isn’t that strange? ( Yes). Irina shared a headline search tip (first discovered by Aaron Lintz) in her Facebook Group Boolean Strings, the Internet ... Read More
When your requisition asks for a Bachelor’s degree, do you use the Degree filter in LinkedIn Recruiter? I used to but have now stopped. When you search for Bachelor’s, LinkedIn misses profiles like this: Here is what happens: LinkedIn has allowed members to enter their data in a relatively “free-form” format, but it fails to interpret the data correctly. It ... Read More
Google Custom Search Engines (CSEs)add much power to Google search. Based on Schema.org object definitions, sites can “tell” Googlebot that they have objects, like a Person object. The definition of a Person has tons of fields, but sites usually implement only some. CSEs can pull sites with “Persons” and narrow down to the presence of some fields or their values. ... Read More
Because of the inside nature of VC, you need to know what you’re doing before ever making contact, advises Jennifer Smith, CEO and co-founder of Scribe, and former technology investor and adviser, who shares five tips to give founders an edge.
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