Shared by Dean Da Costa

Why is validating an email address so gosh darn confusing? Email address lookup tools are plentiful to help you with this process, but most of them have fees and when you are recruiting on your own, run your own firm or you simply have a budget tight leadership team $30 / month can be a stretch.

I often wonder is my time (or a recruiters time) more valuable to the company speaking to qualified leads or chasing down an email with hacks that take time….. Either way when you couple the power of Vibe and Gmail you have a easy to follow 4 step email validation process.

Using Vibe For Email Address Lookup:

  1. Download Vibe and download this excel spread sheet to power your validation process
  2. Identify the username of the person you are searching on one of the social networks
  3. Open Gmail, click compose and paste the generated email address from the excel sheet in to the “To” line of your new email
  4. Hover the emails with your cursor and wait for Vibe to identify a verified email address for you

Email Address Finder Tutorial

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dean_dacostaAbout the Author: Dean Da Costa is a highly experienced and decorated recruiter, sourcer and manager with deep skills and experience in HR, project management, training & process improvement.

Dean is best known for his work in the highly specialized secured clearance and mobile arenas, where he has been a top performing recruiter and sourcer.  Dean’s keen insight and creation of innovative tools and processes for enhancing and changing staffing has established Dean as one of the top authorities in sourcing and recruiting.

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