Search String Examples on GitHub

Three High Mileage Search String Examples on GitHub

You’ve decided to expand your tech recruiting search chops beyond LinkedIn and other overfished ponds and venture out to GitHub.com where developers do their thing. Fantastic choice as you’ll be hooked in no time. Once you land there, you might be wondering how to do searches to find what you need?  Just focus on the top left search box at ...
GitHub over Linkedin

Smart recruiters Git’ over to GitHub where real tech recruiting happens.

Sure. You’ve heard about GitHub. Perhaps you’ve even run a few searches on GitHub but quickly returned to LinkedIn as it’s familiar and comfortable. No worries and no judgement as this is very common. We’re just encouraging you to seriously consider the possibilities that GitHub offers, especially when you feel you’ve hit a wall on LinkedIn. The ROI of the ...
freedom - recruiting

Bringing Freedom Back to Recruiting

Cloud computing became all the rage partly because the pricing model was really attractive: Pay for what you use. It was a simple and very attractive concept and it revolutionized how computing services should be bought. So, why can’t recruiting tools and services be purchased that way? Dynamic versus static pricing is the way to go. If you think about ...
Google Chrome Extension

Chrome Extension + GitHub: Ideal Pairing for Tech Recruiting

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hi_gLVFJxkc[/embed] Our scrappy startup’s recruiting tool now has millions of developers’ personal emails in our database. However, our early search platform was not as user-friendly as it could have been (we heard you loud and clear). So, we recently released a Chrome Extension so that you can now source anywhere you like and still get personal emails for the developers ...
Crowdsourcing Your Tech Sourcing

DeveloperDB – Tech Ranking Content

The Tech Recruiting DilemmaTechnical recruiting has become more difficult than ever before, with the same websites, search tools, and keywords being recycled among recruiters. Not only are recruiters repetitively tracking the same candidates with the same search tools, but an increased need to track experienced candidates with skills in specific technologies adds to the swamp. It becomes even more difficult ...
The Best Months to Recruit Developers

The Best Months to Recruit Developers

It is almost time to put away the candy and get the turkey ready—or for my in-laws, the Christmas tree. As the year is flying by us, we thought it would be fun to find out which month of the year has the highest number of job changes within the tech sector. For this analysis, we excluded internships to focus ...

Quitting at the One Year Anniversary: Myth or Reality?

Growing up, after trick or treating, we would always give our candies to our parents to inspect them for poison or other dangers. I, as a parent, continue this tradition with my son. This is a classic urban myth that strangers poison kids on Halloween. Tragically, the only two documented cases where children have died eating poisoned candy during Halloween ...

Recruiting Tools Should Be Like Sales Tools

Recruiters may think that this is the golden age of recruiting tools with new services cropping up promising AI this or AI that.  But actually the pickings and the quality are rather anemic when compared to the quality/quantity of sales/lead generation tools available. Recruiting is similar to lead generation/sales: Find the right prospects and convince them to do something. Sure, ...

Recruiting Tool Evaluation: InMail vs. Personal Email

With over 500 million profiles, LinkedIn is the go to place for recruiting.  While it has great information on a candidate’s work history, education, and other information, a LinkedIn profile is missing the most important piece of information for recruiters, the contact information. In lieu of that, recruiters can either use InMail or try to find the candidate’s email elsewhere. ...