August2013


Sourcing Ninja presents: Not another NOT string generator… Not.

Posted on August 28th, by Sourcing Ninja in Featured, Online Tools. No Comments
Sourcing Ninja presents: Not another NOT string generator… Not.

I haven’t done much database bashing over the past two years but lately I’ve been working on some projects that made sense to start my search there. As such, I decided to build a NOT string generator tool (boolean search) to help me throw out some strings. With the help of a friend, I was able to translate it into PHP!

It’s nothing flash but hopefully you can make good use of it too!

Check out the ‘NOT String Generator‘.

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Why I decided to stop being an “Open Networker”

Posted on August 12th, by Sourcing Ninja in Knowledge Base. 7 comments

When I started my sourcing career I spent my very first day on the job signing up to LinkedIn. After a brief introduction on the product and how it worked, my window to “networking” was open and I was determined to make my mark. With the helping hand of my manager, I spent the rest of the day joining relevant open networking groups and communities both within LinkedIn and without and generally optimising my profile. Fast-forward to the present day and if I were to do it all again starting from scratch I would have built my LinkedIn profile completely differently…

 

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