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Supriya Nigam is a lead Content Writer & Digital Marketing Strategist at CareerBuilder India. Her passion for helping people in all aspects of digital marketing flows through in the expert HR Technology industry coverage she provides. Also, an avid Yoga practitioner.

Whether it is about cultivating a more diverse talent pool or finding new methods of reaching out to aspirants, good candidate sourcing assist you find talent in avenues you may have not considered. The “new work world” is an ever-evolving entity and so the world of recruiting, hence your candidate sourcing platform could use an update.

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Similar to other aspects of recruiting that changes fast, candidate sourcing resources are also dynamic in nature. You are on a verge of falling behind if you are not keeping up. Though, it is understandable that it is not easy to invest in recruiting and sourcing tools every year, as great tools often cost a fortune. This is the reason we bring you the list of 11 most economic recruiting and sourcing tools of 2015. The best thing about these tools is they are user-friendly, affordable and provide broad reach to targeted audience.

1. Buffer           

The buffer allows you to publish your tweets and other social media posts at predetermined times. It is an automated social posting application. (

2. Fiverr

It is a global marketplace for an unlimited freelance services and projects for the flat rate of $5 (It is not that expensive, right?). It is a huge platform where you will find innumerable services. You need to dig down a little to utilize this platform efficiently for recruiting and sourcing. (

3. Rapportive       

“Get LinkedIn profiles right inside Gmail” as Rapportive tagline says. It is a free email tool for recruiters help to associate with people on LinkedIn without exiting Gmail. (

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4. SmashFl

It is a single, unified software solution that brings together – recruitment CRM, social recruiting, job distribution, mobile & employee referral networks and multiple career sites. This platform will assist recruiters to centralize all their recruitment marketing programs and strategies. (

5. HireArt 

It is a video recruiting tool. It is a bit different from conventional recruiting tools as they a
sk job seekers to “answer written questions and a short series of video”. This platform is for both, job seekers and employers. For recruiters, HireArt provides comprehensive prospective candidates list after completing all the required filtering at the backend. (

Note – This tool is not yet accessible in Indian recruitment industry.

6. CV Fox

In simple words, CV Fox is a resume search engine. This platform offers 4 different search methods including – Whole Web, Email, Communities and Site to search. (

7. Connectifier 

It is a comprehensive social search index that enhances the sourcing and recruiting experience of hiring managers.  It uses public information from around the web and give desired results based on the query. (

8. Elite People Search

It is a free system download application that helps you find people quickly without any advertising hassle. Simply enter the state, city and any other variation of the person you want to search and hit enter. The program will return with the list of each persons’ contact details and address and date of birth. (

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9. eGrabber 

“World’s best b2b prospect list building tools” as eGrabber say on their website. Today, recruiters using this tool to build their talent pools and candidate pipeline. A major benefit of using this tool is recruiters can hasten their outbound recruiting campaigns.

10. Search Im Info

Search Im Info application helps you to connect with Messenger users around the world on the basis of profession, interest, hobby, and any other keyword. You can even search users on Skype, Yahoo, AIM, ICQ, Hangout and MSN either individually or cumulatively.

11. Talentstream Engage 

Talentstream Engage formerly known as “talent network” is an augmented career site by Career Builder. This platform works two-way for both candidates and recruiters:

  • Provide best application experience to candidates by making it fast and easy to apply. Also, spontaneously engage them with relevant, new opportunities.
  • It also assists organizations to build their talent pipeline at an ease.

These are a few handful cost effective candidate sourcing platforms that recruiters rapidly using to build and expand their talent pool.

Hope you liked this article, looking forward to reviews and questions or suggestions.


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