If you source or place tech talent you need to take a close look at Dice’s Open Web.
It’s a service that delivers a remarkably detailed dossier on candidates meeting your job specs, whether or not they’ve ever been on Dice.com. Scouring more than 50 sites where IT talent hangs out, Open Web assembles lists of their skills, talents, background, and, remarkably, compilations of their most recent contributions from each of the sites. If they have a resume on Dice, you get that, too.
At a glance, you can tell who among your prospects contributes to site like SourceForge, GitHub, Quora and others. Open Web pulls their contributions and lists them so you can see what the candidates have been posting. From sites like Facebook, Twitter and others, you get even more details, all of which is presented in a quick, scanable foemat that makes it easy to see who to contact, and gives you loads of information that can help you get a conversation going.