should be the only resource you need when looking for tools and resources to do your job better. To do that, we reach out to industry greats to stay up to date and give you the most current products available. Dean DaCosta has proved to be your favorite presenter by a long shot. ICYMI, here are the five most popular Dean Da Costa videos.

1 – 15 Sourcing Tools To Save You Thousands

Dean Da Costa presents a basket of recruiting tools. This webinar is a lightning round of tools and demos.  Dean cuts through the fluff to uncover and scrape hidden resumes, profiles, and contacts. Find techies that you did not know existed. Dean offers, especially relevant, are incognito sourcing tricks within tech communities to hyper-target your sourcing strategies.

2. Product Review: Hiretual

Hiretual acts like a “Recruiting Assistant” and obtains additional information about candidates on LinkedIn and GitHub and there are more sites in the works. What is great, is that it does a lot more than just finding contact information about candidates.

Some key features of Hiretual are:

  • It has a Chrome extension making it easy to use.
  • It ranks each candidate for you letting you know the best.
  • It also has a boolean building capability that allows you to search both Linkedin and other social sites.
  • It also gives you likely hood they are looking to move and compensation data.
  • It gives you the ability to save profiles and download the info as a .CSV file as well.

3. Sourcing Tools with Dean Da Costa

Knowing the fundamentals is key to sourcing strategy. Knowing your tools will only help you get there faster. That’s why we’re hosting another sourcing tools webinar with expert Dean Da Costa. With more than 20 years of sourcing experience and over 2,000 extensions, tools and apps pinned to his browsers. He can find the niche talent you’re looking in minutes and teach you how, too.

We’re going to put Dean on the spot to answer your most challenging questions live. Presenting tools that may be new to you as well as new ways to use tools you’ve already downloaded. These webinars are coaching sessions unlike anything you’ll see on another recruiting webinar.

4. Sourcing Niche Tech Talent – Live with Dean Da Costa

No one knows recruiting tools better than veteran writer, Dean Da Costa. As technology roles become more niche and nuanced, standard recruiting tools just won’t do. You need a new layer that digs deeper and turns up more information than ever. In this webinar, we asked Dean Da Costa to present an array of new recruiting tools. Also tips and hacks for sourcing niche tech talent. He also presented his philosophy and approach to 3 niche roles to help you build pipelines. That and how to connect with candidates. As well as source efficiently on the right tools.

5. Sourcing Tool Review with Dean Da Costa: AmazingHiring

One of the reasons that recruiters are so valuable is because they know where to find candidates. Tech candidates seem to be more elusive than the average candidate. The passive ones seem to be even harder to find. AmazingHiring is here to help by offering a search engine for tech candidates.

AmazingHiring looks at more than familiar places like GitHub, StackOverflowFacebook and LinkedIn. This tool searches on Kaggle, Twitter, Dribbble, Behance, and They also offer a free Chrome Extension that activates when you are viewing social media profiles. Click here to take a look at AmazingHiring for yourself.


Dean Da Costa 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.

Connect with Dean at LinkedIn or follow @DeanDaCosta on Twitter.



By Jackye Clayton

Jackye is an acclaimed thought leader and inspirational speaker on recruiting and DEIB topics. She brings years of experience recruiting across a variety of industries including tech, HR, legal, and finance. In her role as VP of Talent Acquisition and DEIB, she leads all related work at Textio, provides critical expertise to customers, and serves as a leading voice in the products Textio creates for the broader ecosystem. Jackye has been named one of the 9 Powerful Women in Business You Should Know by SDHR Consulting, one of the 15 Women in HR Tech to Follow by VidCruiter, and is on the Top 100 list of Human Resources Influencers by Human Resource Executive Magazine.