A Short rebuttal to the article- How Should Sourcers Use Facebook In A Post-Graph World?

On a recent Monday 1 billion people used Facebook.

1 BILLION…. 

Facebook is a VERY viable tool for sourcing.

As sourcing /recruiting professionals we should know how to handcraft our Facebook searches and what tools (like FB UID Scraper Pro) we can use to optimize our sourcing and extracting.

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From the information we source we can build a great pipeline of talent and leverage tools like Blockspring, any of the tools like Connect6, LeadIQ and others to gather contact info, etc.

Here is a link to an example. We can search by school, company, title, current city, hometown, gender and more. You can search for people in all fields, from software engineers to cashiers and at all stages of their careers.

Todd Davis took his first AIRS certification test in 1998 and was the first external Internet Recruiter, as they were called at the time, hired by Microsoft. He has had the opportunity to work with Google, Yahoo!, Starbucks and others during his career. He has trained sources\recruiters at various companies during his career and has recently spoken at the Talent42 conference and at the Sourcing 7 (S7) organization in Seattle. He is currently a Senior Talent Acquisition Professional at Madrona Venture Group.

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