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10 Browser Extensions Every Recruiter Should Install

10 Browser Extensions Every Recruiter Should Install
From Recruiter - October 2, 2017

1. Gorgias

Gorgias is a helpdesk platform, but today were specifically focused on its free Chrome extension, which allows you to create and save your own email templates. If you do a lot of direct sourcing or cold-emailing as part of your recruiting strategy, Gorgias is a must-have. Custom keyboard shortcuts trigger different templatesno need to go searching for them! and the extension also supports template variables, allowing you to personalize your communications without starting from scratch every time.

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2. Hello Talent

Hello Talents Chrome extension is a simple but profoundly impactful tool. It allows recruiters to add candidate profiles to their talent pools from anywhere on the internet. Find someone who looks promising? Hit the Hello Talent button and import their information. Just like that, talent is on your radar and in your pipeline.

(Thanks to Luca Romano for recommending Hello Talent.)

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3. Grammarly

Grammarly isnt helpful only to recruiters. Anyone who regularly communicates via emailso, basically, every single professionalshould install Grammarlys free spelling and grammar checker. Youll never send an embarrassing typo again.

(Thanks to Emma Hunt, head of recruitment at Logojoy, for recommending we include Grammarly on our list.)

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4. Sideways Dictionary

Speaking of embarrassment: If youre a recruiter with a non-technical background who has ever had to recruit for a technical role in IT, you probably know the pain of trying to understand what all the terms in the job post actually mean before you go in search of the right candidate. (What the heck is blockchain, really?).

Sideways Dictionary, a collaboration between Jigsaw and The Washington Post, is here to help. The extension provides definitions for obscure tech terms right in your browser window. Just hover over the word that needs defining! Dont worrythe definitions use accessible analogies so that even the least savvy among us can follow along.

(Thanks to Katie Espinoza, growth and partnership manager at Rebrandly, for putting Sideways Dictionary on our radar.)

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5. RiteTag

If youve ever struggled to find the perfect hashtag for a social media post, try RiteTag, says Capterra Talent Management Specialist Halden Ingwersen, who suggested we include the extension in our list. It integrates with your social media to provide you with a list of suggested tags.

RiteTags suggestions are based on extensive data about hashtag performance on social media platforms, and it can even alert you to the development of hot new hashtags in relevant topics.

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