How to Source 25 Million Candidates on Goodreads

How to Source 25 Million Candidates on Goodreads

A guest post by Jonathan Kidder Having issues with finding candidates in a niche field? The average LinkedIn user does not take the time to fully complete a profile. Therefore, the chances of not finding every possible applicant online is a strong possibility. If you’re sourcing in a difficult field, thinking of creative alternative ways to find candidates should be a top priority. Goodreads is an online community of users that review and discuss books. There are currently over 25 million users on this site. It’s definitely a great place to search for active users in niche fields. It’s also great for brushing up on your technical knowledge in that niche field. Here’s how to get started with sourcing on Goodreads: First choose a popular book Once you created a user profile I recommend searching for a niche skill set that you’re actively sourcing on. For example, iOS Development. You can quickly discover which books get highly reviewed in this niche. It’s important to choose a book