Live Sourcing Lab

Practicing searching and addressing candidates via social media - hands-on, without a presentation

This course independently follows up on the course “Talent Sourcing” and is purely devoted to searching for and addressing candidates via LinkedIn, Facebook and other social media and online platforms. No presentations, no slides, no exhaustive theory - just hands-on practice in searching and addressing candidates.

This course is part of the discounted package Digital HR Leaders.

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What you learn in the course

Searching for and targeting candidates for your position

  • Selecting the most effective search method for the given position.
  • Finding the maximum number of candidates using various search models iterative, semantic, implicit, language based, etc.
  • Practicing the Boolean operator.
  • Process descriptions that can uncover other sites on LinkedIn, Facebook and other online resources with potential candidates.
  • Fully understanding shortlist specification criteria, so no relevant candidates are disregarded.
  • Streamlining the search operation to save time.
  • Search automation.
  • Working with various search engines (X-ray search).
  • Candidate search outside of LinkedIn on platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or more specialized platforms such as GitHub, Stack Overflow, and so on.
  • Installing and becoming familiar with plugins and tools designed to help your sourcing flow.

Contacting the candidate

  • Technical training of all the possible ways of contacting.
  • Writing a message based on the user profile.
  • Obtaining the email and other contact information of the candidate.
  • A recapitulation of services and plugins used effectively contact the candidate.

The course is recommended for

  • Recruitment agencies, executive search companies, corporations and individual HR workers
  • The workshop is designed for recruitment specialists with at least some experience in using social networks. If you have never searched for and OR, AND, NOT in LinkedIn does not tell you anything, we recommend the Talent Sourcing course first.

Goals of the course

  • Transforming knowledge from theory to practice.
  • Using social media to recruit for real positions.
  • Increasing the number of relevant candidates for your positions.
  • Improving search techniques and methods used to uncover hidden resources containing relevant candidates.
  • Improving your chances of success in filling hard-to-fill positions by effectively  addressing candidates.


Training dates

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References of Attendees

Apart from a very professional yet very friendly style, I appreciated Jose's expertise on online tools. Everything he mentioned was 100% useful and I will definitely use it. It was one of the best seminars I have seen and would, with no doubts, recommend it.

Eva Jančová, HR Business, Bohemia Interactive


  • Can I participate in the course without completing the course Talent Sourcing?

    Yes you can. Nevertheless, the Talent Sourcing Workshop is designed as a practical course on which you can train some search techniques mentioned in the course Talent Sourcing. Participants are expected to have a basic knowledge of LinkedIn social network search.
  • Can you do your course directly for our company in our branch office?

    Yes, our lectors will be glad to go to your company, instruct you and they will be also happy to adapt the course content to your needs. We also offer tailor-made courses and consultations.
  • Do you organize courses only in Czech republic or also abroad?

    Our lectors have courses including Czech republic as well abroad (Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Russia, Malta etc.)
  • Where are your courses held?

    Our courses are held in the heart of Prague on Wenceslaw Square in the Palace Koruna. Exceptionally there are courses in Brno or in other cities.

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You can call us at +420 770 130 468 or +420 728 324 703.

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José Kadlec

José Kadlec

José is a former software engineer, has been at the forefront of revolutionizing stagnant industries like recruitment through analytical strategies and technological advancements since 2006. 

José co-founded the 140-employee recruitment titan, GoodCall, along with ATS provider Datacruit and the recruitment certification authority Recruitment Academy. With a decade-long presence in the market, these enterprises have received accolades, including recognition in Deloitte‘s TOP50 and Financial Times FT1000.

He is the author of two pillar books in the recruitment space - People as Merchandise and HR Robo Sapiens.