Candidate Sourcing

I Lost My Facebook Search Keys.

Back in January 2013, Facebook launched one of the most awesome sourcing/recruiting tools of our time, better known as Graph Search. This...

Why Diversity Recruiting & Sourcing Just Makes Sense

Last summer I found myself up against a deadline. Per our new Vice President of Human Resources, I had 3 days to pull together a diversity...

What Corporate Recruiters Really Want From A Staffing Agency

Let me be really clear here to start this post off: I’m not hating on staffing agencies. In fact, far from it. I actually grew up on...

Say Anything: What the 80s Can Teach Us About Candidate Engagement

You’ve finished a thorough intake with your hiring manager.  You’ve done your homework, and you’re aware who...

Culture Marketing: Creating A Culture That Rocks

“Find people who are competent and really bright, but more importantly, people who care exactly about the same things you care about.”...

Haters Gonna Hate: 5 Reasons Why People Really Don’t Like Recruiters

It’s no secret that most recruiters out there get a pretty bad rep.  Some of this is deserved, of course; some of it is not –...

Global Recruiting: Getting Ahead When Hiring Abroad

No matter where in the world of work you work, structuring a global recruiting and selection process is anything but easy. In fact, putting...

Unscientific Assessment: How To Use Phrenology for Screening and Selection

I’ve been working on some posts recently about recruiters and superstitions, since there seems to be a recurring supernatural theme...

Anti-Social Recruiting: Why Sourcing Best Practices Are BS

My very first job title ever was as a “sourcing analyst,” which had the necessary gravitas at the time to make me not feel bad compared...

Back Door Man: Shutting Down Backdoor Placements in Recruiting

I’ve been doing my research on the dreaded “bad weasels, “more commonly known in the recruiting vernacular as “backdoor...

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