The 4th of July is a huge date in the history of our country. It is the day we became a free, new nation, it is the date we adopted the “Declaration of Independence”. IT is a date that we as Americans should hold sacred, because it is the date when we actually became Americans. While we…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on June 30, 2016 at 5:30pm — No Comments
This is my account of Day 1 “The Afternoon” of Talent 42 2016.
Right after lunch we were back at it with a QA moderated by John V. and with Lisa Nakashohi of Oculus, Annie Rihn of Zillow and Jennifer Boulanger of Booking.com.
Some good stuff came out of it mostly how each company handles…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on June 29, 2016 at 4:30pm — No Comments
This is my account of Day 1 “The Morning” of Talent 42 2016.
It started with checking in, and a meet and greet. I was great to see so many people and to catch up with some friends that I have not seen for a while.
John Vlastelica started it off with his opening remarks. As usual, John did not disappoint as…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on June 22, 2016 at 6:19pm — No Comments
Well Talent42 2016 has come and gone, and it was spectacular. 2 days of speakers covering the entire spectrum of the Staffing Lifecycle. This is just a general overview with a full breakdown to follow. So subjects ranged from interviewing, contacting candidates, the future, Best practices, Tools…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on June 16, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments
So this is the 13th presentation of the conference and the 3rd Labs of day 2. It’s also the last for this series. There were 2 titled “Practical Tips to Identify and Engage Talent” By Shannon Pritchett and “New tools Every Sourcer needs by me.
In the first lab Shannon talks a lot about finding and…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on June 10, 2016 at 12:48pm — No Comments
As most of you know Talent42 is coming in Seattle, June 7-8. The agenda is jam packed with great stuff. Amongst those speaking are: Brendan Bank, Annie Chae, Rich Simon and many many more. And of course the…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on June 1, 2016 at 6:00pm — No Comments
So this is the 11th presentation of the conference and the first Lab of day 2 titled “5 Behaviors of an Agile Sourcer!!” by Luke Doubler.
We start with a comparison of Agile vs Waterfall.…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on May 25, 2016 at 5:47pm — No Comments
It may come as a surprise or not, but there are multiple writers these days whom seem to think that the "Human" element in Staffing is going the way of the dinosaur. It seems a popular writing technique to bring out the sensational, the "gotcha" headline, and the "Automation is Coming" & "Your Recruiting Function…Continue
Added by Mike Rasmussen on May 25, 2016 at 2:30am — No Comments
It was 8 years ago in July 2008, where I found myself reflective, hopeful, pondering from a bird's eye view my Career vantage point while overlooking Lake Tahoe in a year where I had steered my career back to the staffing landscape. It was a welcome reprieve from what up until that point had been a busy year. Lake…Continue
So this is the 10th presentation of the conference. Titled “Sourcing for Retention” by Jim Stroud.
Jim starts out with some serious stats. “35% of employees will look for a new job if they do not receive a pay raise in the next 12 months”. “32% of leaders at companies with 100+ employees are…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on May 18, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments
So this is the 9th presentation of the conference. Titled “The Best Kept Secret in Boolean Search” by Mark Tortorici.
First Thing Mark made clear that despite what some say, Boolean is far from dead and probably not going any place soon. Below are the secrets to sourcing and making a good…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on May 12, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments
First off Stacy is amazing, one of the best speakers I have ever heard. The first thing she discusses in the intake meeting with the hiring manager, she says be more than an order taker. Ask questions, go over the job description, and make sure you have all the info you need and that you set the rules of…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on May 4, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments
So this is the 7th presentation of the conference and the 2nd set of Lab. Titled “Implementing the New Hotness” By Matthew Ferree and “Whats a Webscraper and how do they work” by Kameron Swinton.
First implementing the new Hotness. Matthew talks about souring in Source Code…Continue
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Using social media as a recruiting platform has become a leading practice in sourcing and placing for many businesses today. Though not every post guarantees placements, coming up with a consistent, social recruiting strategy will ensure your messages are targeting the right candidates.
So this is the 6th presentation of the conference and the first Lab. Titled “Lose the Fluff: Gain Authority & Credibility through a Deep understanding of your Reqs” By Carmen Hudson.
First she goes into the fact that sourcing is more than just Boolean search. She specifies you also need to be…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on April 21, 2016 at 4:30pm — No Comments
So this is the 5th presentation of the conference. Titled “Rapid-Fire Tips&Tricks” BY Jim Schnyder. So this was basically Jim showing a few tools and then an open forum for everyone to chime in on tools.…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on April 14, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments
So this is the 4th presentation of the conference. Titled “Four Easy steps that turn any recruiter into a World-Class Cyber Sleuth” BY Shally Steckerl. Shally starts with a new Facebook hack to find people from a particular company.…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on April 7, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments
So this is the 2nd presentation of the conference. Titled “Speed & Quality: How to Win at Both” by John Vlastelica. John begins talking about his 10 keys to delivering speed and…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on March 31, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments