Category: Candidate Sourcing

Even LinkedIn Doesn’t Use LinkedIn for Tech Recruiting.

Given how hard it is to hire qualified developers and engineers in the first place, much less in Silicon Valley, where the laws of supply...

What Candidates Really Wish They Could Tell Recruiters (But Can’t).

Throughout the course of my career, I’ve found myself involved in a seemingly infinite amount of existential (and extraneous)...

Mix It Up: Why It’s Finally Time To Combine Sourcing and Recruiting For Good.

Over the years, one of the many things I’ve given quite a bit of thought to is the relationship between recruiting and sourcing, and...

Playing With Matches: Why You Shouldn’t Fire Your Recruiting Team.

Recruiters have a job that, superficially at least, looks pretty easy to pretty much everyone who hasn’t ever actually recruited...

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...

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