Hi! Question for independent contract recruiters! I am taking on clients as a solo recruiter on my own after layoffs impacted my dept. What sourcing tools do you use? LinkedIn Recruiter is the best when it comes to giving you sourcing abilities and enough outreach inmails, but unless you’re on an enterprise contract you don’t have access to that level of sub. What are other independent contract recruiters out there using instead to recruit and source for their clients? TIA!

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