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Find 50,000 more Data Scientists with one small search adjustment

Posted by Stephen Beckitt on February 20, 2017 at 10:05am 0 Comments

One of the most sought after skill sets these days is the Data Scientist. Commanding high salaries and high fees, these candidates are worth their weight in gold, but a huge proportion of them are currently being missed.

Each of the hundred odd Analytics-focused Recruiters we’ve worked with tend to start their Data Scientist Boolean search with:

“Data Scientist” AND …..

A logical way of searching, but it misses a significant proportion of…


Carrot v's Stick

Posted by Debbie Morrison on February 16, 2017 at 12:37am 0 Comments


Presidential elections and British referendums aside, the western world has been drifting generally towards the left for some decades. In such an environment you might imagine the argument about carrot or stick management styles would be something of a no contest. Yet closer inspection…


The Millennial… Coming to an office near you…

Posted by Solutions Driven on February 16, 2017 at 8:00am 0 Comments

Phew, that was close.  Too close for words.  I was almost one of them.  You know the ones that according to a viral video sensation are:

  • "Tough to manage"
  • "Entitled, narcissistic, self-interested, unfocused and lazy"
  • "Addicted to social media and only interested in their…

Implementing a New ATS? Follow These 5 Tips.

Posted by Mark Jackson on February 16, 2017 at 11:27am 0 Comments


Selecting a  quality applicant tracking system (ATS) that meets your needs is critical for improving your talent acquisition process and results. But if you don’t implement it successfully, even the right ATS technology won’t be much help.  

In this post, we provide five tips that will help you successfully implement a…


Often Recruiters Can Never Truly Be a Partner

Posted by Eric Putkonen on February 16, 2017 at 9:33am 0 Comments

I have been a recruiter for a long time and spoken with a lot of my peers about this. In the end, I think Human Resources/Talent Acquisition has messed up the possibility of being partners to many hiring managers. We keep saying hiring managers are our primary customers. There is a difference between customers and partners.

We also all have heard the phrase, “the customer is always right.” Some of us send out hiring manager satisfaction surveys and others have them integrated into the…


Did You Know? Cannabis-Related Industries Employ an Estimated 150,000 Workers

Posted by Chrissy Nicholas Dooley on February 14, 2017 at 3:38pm 0 Comments

New Industries = New Occupations

The $21 Billion Industry

Note: This is a follow-up from a previous Did You Know. Read it…


WhatsApp Group Chat – Pre - Engagement before On-Boarding Candidates

Posted by Sourcing Adda on February 15, 2017 at 12:29am 0 Comments

There’s been a lot of talk about Pre & Post Engagement of applicants, we’ve even heard a lot about pre & post joining goodies. But have you ever thought about other areas where we can implement the Engagement of applicants? If no, then you’ve come to the right place; we’ll be exploring the areas where we can utilise this technique to improve the joining ratio of candidates shortly.

In an attempt to improve the joining ratio of the candidates we…


WhatsApp Group Chat - How Important is work location in terms of Hiring?

Posted by Sourcing Adda on February 8, 2017 at 1:24am 0 Comments

Talent Acquisitionists are always Sourcing for the needle in the haystack and there have been several occasions wherein the applicant has turned down the opportunity due to commuting concerns.  As a result closing the desired Talent has proved to be difficult.

Having said that, @SourcingAdda we’ve taken the initiative to try and understand the importance of work location in terms of hiring. Thanks to our Bangalore…


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