Category: Candidate Sourcing

No Quick Fix: The Biggest Sourcing Mistake Recruiters Make.

There seems to be an overly obsessive focus on sourcing as a core component of the talent acquisition process, with an inordinate amount of...

Blank Space: A Recruitment Marketing Manifesto.

They say the only thing that you can consistently count on at work – and in life – is change. Of course, if your life’s...

Failbook: 8 Candidate Mistakes To Make You Giggle

From disastrous spelling errors to weird confessions, we've each gathered a ton of candidate mistakes to make you laugh and probably...

Green Sourcing: Recycling Candidates

We're always talking about doing something new - new tools, strategies and tactics. But what about recycling great candidates from old...

Put Up or Shut Up: Recruiting Data

I’ve tried very hard to educate my recruiters and sourcers to speak to management with recruiting data. This is the data that drives the...

RecruitingLive With Dean Da Costa Round 2

If you’re in sourcing and don’t know Dean Da Costa, you’ve probably been living under a rock somewhere. Let’s get...

Eat This, Not That: Slimming Down Interviews

There’s a health and nutrition book series called Eat This, Not That. It’s designed to provide readers with options to substitute...

Hot Deal: Programmatic Advertising Model For Jobs

When I say “car salesmen” what pops into your mind? A grease ball, right? A poorly fitted suit, slicked back hair, and a beer belly....

The Seven Dwarfs of Employer Branding Videos

Every marketer dreams of going viral on social media. We’ve all seen it happen before. You know the ones – the videos that make...

Real Lies, Realized: 10 Fake HR Tech & Recruiting “Trends” You Should Really Ignore.

For an industry whose professional certification involves “competency based assessments,” there’s a surprising amount of incompetence...

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