Tag: Sourcing

Want Great Talent? Recruiters Must Get Past the Industry Experience Trap

I recently participated, as the Recruiting representative, on some Skype interviews of candidates for human resource positions for a large...

(Sweet Little) Recruiter Lies, Chapter 1: “We’ll Keep Your Resume on File”

Out of the various soul-sucking elements of a standard hiring process, one of the bigger ones has to be when they send you a note that...

Building A Sourcing Community: RecruitingLive w/ Arron Daniels

Do you have a squad? Are you someone who thrives in groups of experts and thought leaders? Are you inclined to join groups on social media...

We Get No Respect: Why Sourcing Is the Rodney Dangerfield of the TA World

I’m going to say something that might get me into trouble later on. It’s something that many other fellow sourcing professionals have...

Congrats! Amazon Picked Your City for HQ2. Now Get Ready for Recruiting Pain

We’ve all been witness to the bidding frenzy by cities wanting to become Amazon’s second home. Lured by the promise to hire 50,000...

For Retailers, Is It the Most Wonderful Time of the Year for High-Volume Hiring?

This year’s holiday hiring started before the first leaf fell. First, Target – 105,000. Then, UPS – 95,000....

With a Passive Candidate, How Do You Know When an Applicant is Truly Interested?

As the market for talent continues to get more competitive, companies are increasingly turning to Talent Sourcers to find and recruit the...

How Sourcers Can Find Just About Anyone’s Contact Online

If you want to succeed at sourcing, you need one important tool — your brain. Luckily, your brain cannot be stopped by any LinkedIn...

The Short Term View of AI and Recruiting? Don’t Worry, Be Happy

If you’re like me, you may have been wondering about all the commotion surrounding AI and how it will impact your job. Opinions range...

Improving Sourcing Through Face Recognition

In the time of AltaVista, Yahoo, and early years of Google, when we tried to find something on the Internet, we simply typed our query into...

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