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Voicemail and ‘Out-of-office’ trick

Posted on March 23rd, by Sourcing Ninja in Hints & Tricks. 6 comments

With the five day public holiday coming up in April, I thought it would be a timely reminder for a trick I found a few years back when contacting some ‘potential candidates’ in Victoria on Melbourne Cup day (a public holiday for Victorians). Let me ask you, before you go on extended leave (or have a state-wide holiday, as was the case with me) what is one of the last things you do before you leave the office?…



Searching for Expats on LinkedIn

Posted on March 14th, by Sourcing Ninja in Hints & Tricks. 1 Comment

Here’s one I picked up from the guys at LinkedIn. One common way of finding expats is to join an expat or a country specific LinkedIn group and conducting a search through their Members page BUT…



Ask Sourcing Ninja: Why Use Different Search Engines?

Posted on March 6th, by Sourcing Ninja in Knowledge Base. 1 Comment

Dear Sourcing Ninja,

I’ve just started a new role as a Sourcing Specialist at an established Recruitment Agency. While they have a strong recruitment knowledge base, they have decided to open a new in-house sourcing function to leverage this growing trend of internet research. Although I’m new at this, I’ve found some researching tips which preach using difference search engines to find information. Aren’t all search engines the same – Why can’t I just ‘Google’ it?

-ConfusedRe$earch3R