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WhatsApp Group Chat – Tips to engage Passive Candidates

There we go yet another insightful Chat with a lot of take a ways. As always we’ve been hosting WhatsApp Group Chats in 6 different cities namely Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai and Pune. These chats help you interact with influential people where you gain solutions to issues and valuable insights. If you’re not part of either one of these Chats, you have no idea what you’re missing.

Nevertheless being a Part of Sourcing Adda (@sourcingadda)…


Added by Sourcing Adda on June 19, 2015 at 2:00am — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Hi5

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Hi5

Hi5 is a social networking site were you use games, suggestions, and shared interested to connect

With others. Hi5 is well known in the community and some have tried to source in it. Well to…


Added by Dean Da Costa on June 18, 2015 at 7:56pm — No Comments

How Is Transparency Changing the Role of Culture?

In the past, when graduates were fresh out of college and just starting to start their careers the extent of their company culture knowledge was really word of mouth. You had to know someone personally.  Parental advice, coaching from an older sibling, and the old college career center were the…


Added by Daniel Fogel on June 18, 2015 at 11:15am — 1 Comment

How Startups Can Lose Sales Recruits During The Interview Process

As a recruiting platform focused on helping startups hire top sales talent, we converse with candidates on a daily basis about how they are evaluating their job offers.

In a competitive hiring market, such as the one we are in, the playing field for the interview process have been leveled. Startups…


Added by Jordan Wan on June 18, 2015 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

How Missing the Recruiting Technology Train Can Cost You Candidates

With three generations currently in the workforce, it’s simple to assume there are three different approaches to reaching out to each group of candidates. Surprisingly so, all generations search for jobs online according…


Added by Greg Rokos on June 18, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

Crossing Borders for Effective Team Building

When a region in the United States is mentioned, a few defining traits of an individual from that area probably come to mind. Think of the mannerly southerner or the hard-working midwesterner. Of course environment is a huge factor when it comes to the formation of personality, but just how…


Added by Ryan Mead on June 18, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

4 lessons recruiters can learn from Game of Thrones.

When George R.R. Martin wrote the Game of Thrones series, it’s unlikely that he had the recruitment industry in mind. However, when you look beyond the gruesome battles, great armies and mythical dragons, you’ll see a host of lessons recruiters can take on board to enhance their attitude and…


Added by Austin Fraser Ltd on June 18, 2015 at 5:40am — No Comments

The Best LinkedIn Account for Recruiters

As part of my job I’m often asked by both in-house and agency recruitment managers for my advice around their level of LinkedIn investment. 

This is because the only readily available advice is from LinkedIn Sales Representatives or recruiters who have had prior exposure to Premium or…


Added by Chris South on June 18, 2015 at 1:00am — 3 Comments

The VALUE of a Third Party Recruiter

What is a third party recruiter? Why should you consider using one? How do you go about choosing the right recruiter for your needs?   What VALUE does a third party recruiter bring to your organization?

In 2015, the recruiting landscape is more competitive than we have seen it in…


Added by Will Thomson on June 17, 2015 at 5:00pm — 5 Comments

Our EVPs Should More Resemble USPs

If you look up Unique Selling Proposition in Wikipedia, you see this definition:

In Reality in Advertising Reeves laments that the USP is widely misunderstood and defines it in three parts, summarized here:

  1. Each advertisement must make a proposition to the consumer—not just words, product puffery, or show-window advertising. Each advertisement must say to each reader: “Buy this…

Added by Eric Putkonen on June 16, 2015 at 7:04pm — No Comments

Is Your Talent Analytics Software Really Just an Excel Spreadsheet?

Have you been on Quora?  I’ve been on the site for a few years now but mainly as a lurker rather than actually offering some advice to people.  I get an email from them daily that updates me on a random assortment of topics that I ticked boxes for indicating that I find interesting.  The new…


Added by Daniel Fogel on June 16, 2015 at 5:33pm — No Comments

3 Integral Ways to Better Personalize the Candidate Experience

For years, recruiting organizations have used candidate data (resumes, profiles, assessments, etc.) to make informed decisions on hiring. Candidates applied, recruiters evaluated and decisions were made. It is a “wait and evaluate” strategy in many cases.

The digital revolution has turned this dynamic on its…


Added by Chris Brablc on June 16, 2015 at 12:07pm — 1 Comment

How much does a recruitment business set up cost?

This is probably the most common question I get asked by recruiters wanting to set up their own recruitment business. So how much does a recruitment start up cost? It’s very much like how long is a piece of string. It has so many variables it’s impossible to give a cost for everyone, plus it is…


Added by Louisa Brown on June 16, 2015 at 5:00am — No Comments

Talent Acquisition & Sourcing Conclave (#TASCON15) – Activities

The Talent Acquisition and Sourcing Conclave (#TASCON15) was a grand success and began with an opening session by Yusuf Pathan, the Managing Director of Key Resourcing. He gave a brief introduction about Sourcing Adda (@sourcingadda) and #TASCON15.  The launching of Sourcing Adda was based on the realisation of engaging our patrons. With that in mind several activities were started like Webinars, Tweet Chats, Mega Sourcing Contest, Meet Ups etc. Here’s a description of the activities that…


Added by Sourcing Adda on June 16, 2015 at 12:56am — No Comments

An Embarrassing Confession (and an awesome eBook)

This is definitely embarrassing to admit but I learned how to ride a bike pretty late in life. By late, I mean I learned on an adult bike when I was about 12 because someone pushed me down a hill.  Hold your giggles, please.

I’ll never forget the exhilaration of realizing “hey! I’m riding…


Added by Katrina Kibben on June 15, 2015 at 2:10pm — No Comments

If Your Recruitment Marketing Message is for Everybody, You're Doing it Wrong

Have you ever seen a sales person in action? If not, make it your mission to seek one out and watch how they work. From making a client's day with an unexpected gift, to offering a smile and asking how the family’s keeping, sales people know what it takes to get their audience…


Added by Maura McElhone on June 15, 2015 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Time-to-Fill Should Be Zero

Can your company instantly fill any open seat? When you achieve a zero time-to-fill, which I call ZERO-TO-FILL, you can.

A new LinkedIn Group, called ZERO-TO-FILL, is now adding members who will support one another towards this goal.

Members of ZERO-TO-FILL are committed to hiring that is faster and more accurate. Our shared vision? All jobs and assignments get filled with quality talent the day they open.


  • Staffing and recruitment…

Added by Scott Wintrip on June 15, 2015 at 9:31am — No Comments

Career Counseling – Do you know what you are in for?

Counseling can play a crucial role in the career choices of a student. It is a process that helps a student determine the right career option through evaluation of the student’s aptitude, general interest and other relevant qualities. Hence, it is advisable to have regular counseling sessions,…

Added by Avika Shah on June 15, 2015 at 6:44am — No Comments

4 Practical Ways in Making Your Resume Employable

Getting a job these days is more pressing now more than ever. Even though the experts are saying that the recession is calming down, Goldman Sach’s soaring profits as an example, the visible effects are still absent among the common worker.…


Added by Ellen Summerhills on June 14, 2015 at 10:22pm — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat - What are the best websites to find Technical IT people?

The WhatsApp Group Chat that was held this week was quite informative as we received interesting insights that we as Recruiters and Sourcers haven’t thought of before while hiring. Having said that, you’re probably wondering what I’m talking about therefore I’ll come right to the point. The…


Added by Sourcing Adda on June 12, 2015 at 1:30am — No Comments

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