Video: Finding a developer’s email address through Github

Entelo has a great blog entry about how to find engineers hiding on GitHub, which includes looking at repos that the candidate has forked, as well as browsing through candidates similar to the one you are looking at. Additionally, you can learn how to find a software developer’s email address using public information available on Github. Just watch the video below.

How to become a talent marketing superstar (without any marketing experience)

The best recruiters complement their talent acquisition efforts with talent marketing to keep their talent supply chain healthy. Unfortunately, it takes a lot of work and time to create great talent marketing campaigns. Talent marketing campaigns that: Use beautiful images and infographics that attract the eye of job seekers Provide professionally designed freemium content like eBooks Highlight the great work of your engineering team (like this […]

Achieving talent pipeline effectiveness with supply chain principles

If you need to hire with speed then you need a healthy talent pipeline. But how do you structure it? How do you make it effective? How do you make sure you don’t overfill it? What are the pitfalls? Thankfully you don’t need to figure this out alone. Glen Cathey of Boolean Black Belt outlined how he applies supply chain management ideas, like Lean manufacturing principles […]

10 less than obvious Twitter accounts recruiters should follow

Most recruiters on Twitter are following recruiting thought leaders – people like Lou Adler (@LouA) and Dr. John Sullivan (@DrJohnSullivan). However, Twitter is also a great place to keep up with trends that affect your clients’ and candidates’ industries. So here are 10 Twitter accounts that don’t belong to recruiters or HR professionals that you should start following. By following some of these […]

8 recruiting tools reviewed

We’ve shared below third party reviews of 8 different HR technology products spanning applicant tracking systems, social media tools, and talent search solutions. Let us know if you find these reviews useful. We’ll include more posts like this going forward if they’re helping you find and vet new technologies for your recruiting practice. Here’s the Inspector Jones review of applicant tracking system iCMS. […]

Two alternatives to traditional job postings

If I told you that one of the best ways to hire good employees was to eliminate or replace traditional job postings all together, would you believe me? Here are a couple of examples that may convince you to consider alternate job posting strategies. Zappos lets candidates fall in love with them Zappos has eliminated job postings. That’s right. Instead of […]

How Etsy pulls back the curtain to attract software engineering talent

Standing out from competition is a challenge for hiring companies. The best technical talent is inundated with job offers, so how do you separate from the pack? Try showcasing your team’s engineering chops on a separate blog aimed at a developer audience. What Etsy Does Best As we’ve outlined in our free eBook, “Building a passive candidate recruiting machine” (which you […]