There's a point when playing the game where you start thinking real hard about what the other side is up to. What is your counterpart, your competition, thinking? What strategies and tactics will they employ? How can you get ahead of them, anticipate their moves, take advantage of what they will do next?
For some on both sides of the recruiting equation, that's where their heads are at. How do I get this candidate? Where does he go after work for a beer? Conversely, what tools do these recruiters use, how can I attract their attention?
And so, I was highly intrigued by this article on Fistful of Talent. Great title, catchy, makes you think, "Ah, this is how I can beat those silly recruiters!"
But then they lay it on the line and walk you through how to really get noticed. Without search strings.
If you're looking for a job, check it out. And while you're at it, read through Fistful of Talent, just to get a bead on those folks who may, or may not, be looking for someone just like you!