So day 1 Breakout Session Part 3 is here. This is also the 5 post in the series. The Breakouts fall into one of three categories; Candidate Identification (CI), Candidate Engagement (CE), and Marketing and Branding(MB).
First up was Guprit Bhambra “Secrets to Market Mapping your way to…Continue
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So day 1 Breakout Session Part 2 is here. The Breakouts fall into one of three categories; Candidate Identification (CI), Candidate Engagement (CE), and Marketing and Branding(MB).
First up Megan Calimbas “Avoiding Search Failure”, basically she makes it clear that research comes…Continue
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Fall Sourcecon 2016 Day 1-Breakout Sessions 1
So day 1 Breakout Session Part 1 is here. The Breakouts fall into one of three categories; Candidate Identification (CI), Candidate Engagement (CE), and Marketing and Branding(MB).
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The first Keynote was Bryan Chaney-Weird Science: Turning Talent attraction into Sourcing Success. Now for me when I saw Weird Science the move from the 70s came to mind. Obviously that is not the same thing but it did bring a smile to my face.
So Bryan started of with the career Decision…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on October 3, 2016 at 6:30pm — No Comments
As you can imagine the start of Sourcecon is always huge. This year the start of Fall Sourcecon was the Happy Hour. This is a great opportunity to meet and great everyone. To discuss sourcing, what sessions you want or should attend and just kick things off. Over the next weeks I will be…Continue
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As most of you know Sourcecon Fall 2016 is coming in Anaheim on Sept 21-23. I am…Continue
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So there seems to be a lot of interesting thoughts on years of experience for skills. I see things like Senior with 6+ years of experience. Okay great but just because someone has 6 years of experience versus say someone with 3 does not mean the 6 years is better. It really comes down to skills…Continue
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Stackoverflow is a coding repository, were people keep their code, projects and more. Now Stackoverflow is well known in the staffing world. And a lot of recruiters try to source there, but many struggle. The reason is simple they do not know how. Well to do this without worry you need go no…Continue
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Coderbits is a place where developers and designers can keep their portfolios. Now the interesting par tis very few recruiters go here to search. The reason is simple they do not know how. Well to do this without worry you need go no further than into your bag of tricks and pull out an old tried and…Continue
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Scribd is a digital library of books, comics, magazines and more. This includes resumes. Now the interesting par tis very few recruiters go here to search. The reason is simple they do nto know how. Well to do this without worry you need go no further than into your bag of tricks and pull out an old…Continue
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How To Recruit On LinkedIn, Fast, Without Breaking The Bank
Recently I discussed the …Continue
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On June 13, 2016, three big brothers got together and spun the roulette. The Microsoft house took the gamble, and the LinkedIn players got their huge payout. Microsoft's CEO …Continue
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I believe the answer is both, true and false. There is undeniably a slowdown in VC funding in the Bay Area as of late 2015 with all the unicorns and even giants falling in valuations due to “tech corrections”. Fundraising is not as…Continue
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So last week I wrote about how some seem to feel the usage of tools in staffing and sourcing is un needed. I went on to explain why they are wrong and said I would layout my methodology for determining which tool to…Continue
This is part 2 in my Fall Sourcecon roundup, highlighting the presentations at Sourcecon Oct 2015.
The 2nd Keynote was Chris Westfall’s “Get to the Point, Secrets of the New Elevator Pitch.”
As you can imagine he is trying to help us create and use better…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on October 1, 2015 at 1:14pm — No Comments
Post Sourcecon Fall 2015!! Part 1
So Sourcecon Fall 2015 has come and gone and it was off the hook. Over 600 people attended and from all the social chatter it was considered to be the best yet. Some of the things said are below:
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As most of you know Fall Sourcecon 2015 is coming in Dallas on Sept 17-18. I am speaking at it, running a lab as well as helping to MC all the labs. This years Labs are going to be exceptional, perhaps the best ever. We have paid a lot of…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on September 10, 2015 at 2:57pm — No Comments
Labor Day in the United States is a holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September. It is a celebration of the American labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of workers.
As we approach this holiday time, let keep in our payers, minds and hearts all of…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on September 3, 2015 at 5:24pm — No Comments
Pearltrees refers to itself as "a place for your interests". Functionally the product is a visual and
collaborative curation tool that allows users to organize, explore and share any URL they find online
as well as to upload personal photos, files and notes. Pearltrees is not well…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on August 27, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Recently there has been a discussion of how you should start your search. Should you start narrow and then broaden or start broad and then go narrow. Everyone has their opinion and here I am going to layout reasons to go either way and then explain my choice.
So starting narrow and then…Continue