List Of Sourcing And Productivity Tools For Recruiters In Tech
- Google Docs + Google SpreadSheets + Blockspring + IFTT/Zapier integrations + a ton of Google add-ons available in the Chrome Web Store.
- Extensity — to easily manage (enable/disable) all your Chrome extensions.
- Trello — an easy-to-use task/project management tool.
- Gmail-to-Trello — Gmail power optimization + other handy features such as email tracking, “send later”, etc.
- Google Alerts — to easily track all web changes, trends, etc. that you are interested in.
- G-Drive — a no-brainer for organisation and collaboration.
- Data-Miner.io — for scraping data from web pages and into a CSV file or Excel spreadsheet.
- Save to Pocket — allows you to catch and save all of the discovered data. Must have!
- Calend.ly — to manage your schedule.
- Monosnap — a fast and easy to use screenshot tool.
- Dropbox — for sharing docs with a team.
- Scanner Pro — a handy app to quickly scan any doc; available for iOS and Android.
- Slack — a great team collaboration tool. It can also be used for talent hunting.
- Advanced Google Search
- Shane’s Facebook Intelligence Search
- Textkernel semantic search solution
- Aevy — scours the web to help you find and get in touch with skilled candidates.
- Hiretual — a complete sourcing, screening/analytics and a bit of ATS solution.
- Elucify — never waste time searching for prospect emails again. Find any business email address, target your leads with laser precision.
- OctoHR — provides brief analytics about candidate’s GitHub profile activities and has some search features.
- Goodwin from Relink Labs — a free service powered by the Relink Goodwin API. It’s still in beta but already allows you to do research by a job title. It will come up with the related previous jobs, relevant areas, keywords, and anything else that can be useful while doing role-related research.
- Crystal — a complete solution for personality type screening.
- PDF Search Engine — a handy customized search engine for finding candidates’ resumes through the web.
- SourceHub — a free and complete X-ray builder for more than 15 social media platforms from the Social Talent community.
- RecruitEm — a free and super handy X-ray builder for LinkedIn, GitHub, StackOverflow, Dribble, Google+, Twitter and even Xing.
- InHiro — allows you to bookmark candidates from the web as you browse their social profiles.
- MultiHighlighter — a super handy and absolutely free tool. Sourcing for a specific skill set? Just enter your keywords and the extension will highlight each of them on the page.
Sourcing on GitHub and LinkedIn
- Git Search — cool upgrades on the GitHub advanced search capabilities.
- GitHub Search — the same as the above mentioned but more search features are available.
- GitHub-find — allows you to find similar repositories on GitHub.
- Git-Awards — top users by a programming language, repositories star ranking, country, city, etc. Really handy and free to use!
- WhatRuns — allows you to see what tech stack is currently used by the website/company.
- Datacruit — enables you to bookmark visited profiles on LinkedIn and save notes within the candidate’s profile.
- GlossaryTech — scans and highlights all the technical terms mentioned in the profile, provides their clear, concise definitions, as well as allow you to filter the terms by category (Front-end, Back-end, QA, etc.).
- ClickMeeting — video interviews, conferences, webinars and other similar stuff.
- Interact — a free tech interviewing platform that is capable of conducting live coding interviews as well as creating all kinds of pre-evaluation tasks.
- Pramp — a similar platform to the above, but with a bit different functionality included.
- Travefy — to make your final interview itinerary look sharp.
- Email Auto Extractor — easy extraction of emails from the web page, social media profile, etc.
- Email Permutator + Rapportive — generates all possible candidate’s emails and verifies each of them in Gmail, until Rapportive says that there’s a match. Easy as it actually is.
- Mybulkemailverifier.com — a free bulk email verifier. Upload a CSV file or add manually — both options are acceptable.
- ManyContacts — a superb tool which extracts all emails from the web page (even if it’s a Google spreadsheet with a huge amount of emails) and allows you to see what social media accounts are related to each of the emails.
- ContactOut — a free tool for finding candidates’ emails that allows you to extract LinkedIn profile data to the specific Google Spreadsheet in your Google Drive.
- Mixmax — great for email management and has some awesome features, including a calendar tool.
- Nymeria — an email finder for both personal and business emails.
- Lusha — finds email addresses and phone numbers from anywhere on the web, with just one click.
- Prophet — finds emails, phone numbers, social profiles and more.
- Greenhouse — an ATS and recruiting software for the entire hiring process.
- Entelo — provides a large net of candidates due to it being a data aggregator; much better for those harder to find candidates.
- Close.io — inside sales software CRM with calling and emailing.
- Gorgias Templates — handy templates/snippets to paste in this very moment.
- Textio — AI powered job descriptions and cold recruiting emails analysis.
- Text Expander — enables you to instantly insert snippets of text from a repository of emails, boilerplate and other content as you type — using a quick search or abbreviation.
- Auto Text Expander — another tool to create custom keyboard shortcuts to expand and replace text as you type.
- Grammarly for Chrome — helps to eliminate your grammar errors and even detect plagiarism and check the contextual spell (for the premium subscription users ).
- Mixmax — allows you to send engaging emails with instant scheduling, free unlimited email tracking, polls, and surveys right in Gmail.
- Yesware —an email tracking and follow-up tool.
- Doubletick — email tracking for Gmail.
- YAMM — one more tool for mail merge.
- MailerLite — affordable (free for up to 1000 subscribers (=candidates) in the list) email marketing software for your cold recruiting efforts. Responsive HTML email templates, A/B testing and much more are available with a freemium subscription.
To Learn Some Code
- CodeFights — cool challenges on every programming languages. A truly engaging coding journey for all levels.
- SoloLearn — how-to courses on each programming language. Challenges and a public glossary — very informative for newbies.
- FreeCodeCamp — free, open-sourced certification for responsive web development enthusiasts. A certificate of completion is available for free.
- Codecademy — one more great resource to become a programmer
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