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Webinar: Google Custom Search Engines


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In conjunction with the first SourceCon Challenge of 2011 that is currently underway, we are pleased to present to you a training webinar to learn about Google Custom Search Engines – what they are, how to create them, and how to use them in your sourcing function. Join us Thursday, June 9 from 1pm – 2pm Eastern time as we bring you expert knowledge from three sourcers who have created some amazing Custom Search Engines: Dan Harris, Mike Notaro, and Irina Shamaeva.

In this 60-minute webinar, you will learn the basics of Google Custom Search Engines as our panelists show examples of CSEs they’ve created as well as take you step-by-step through how to make your own. If you plan to participate in the SourceCon Challenge, this is a must-attend; but even if you’re not, this will be a great educational opportunity for you with some of the best sourcers in the business.

Register for this free webinar…

About the panelists:

Dan Harris is a talent acquisition sourcer at Yahoo! He has previously sourced for Ebay, NetApp, VeriSign, Hyperion Solutions, and BEA Systems. Dan loves to source and proactively find new tools to help all of us.

Michael Notaro is a sourcing specialist currently working for Accenture. He’s a two-time winner of the SourceCon GrandMaster Sourcing Challenge (2007, 2008) and in 2006 he took first place in the AIRS Extreme Sourcing Competition, winning the event with a Google Custom Search Engine he created.

Irina Shamaeva is a sourcer, a recruiter, an Internet researcher, and an active member of the sourcing community. She searches on Google a lot but is not quite satisfied with its capabilities – she feels that creating Custom Search Engines is a good way to boost Google’s search capabilities and have more fun sourcing at the same time.

Amybeth Hale began her career in recruiting working for Jon Bartos as the sole researcher for his award-winning MRI-affiliated executive search firm in Cincinnati. She then served as the Manager of Internet Research for SearchPath International out of Cleveland, OH. She previously was editor of The Fordyce Letter and FordyceLetter.com. She's returned to her first love, sourcing, and now works for Microsoft. You can connect with her on Twitter at @researchgoddess.