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Pokemon GO, the return of in person sourcing.

So back in the dark ages of sourcing, before social media, before job boards, before wide use of the internet, one of the ways you would source would be to try to find out were the people from a company would congregate after work. You would go there and try to connect with them, figure out what they…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on July 18, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Talent42 2016!!!! Day 2 “The Morning”

Day 2 started with opening remarks by John V, which as with Day 1 really go things rolling.

First up was “Using Data to Fuel Growth” by Neal Narayani and Jim Baaden for Uber. This was about Uber and how they grew to over 6k employees in over 425 cities in 70 countries in 6 years, this growth…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on July 14, 2016 at 5:42pm — No Comments

Our Independence Day!!

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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on June 30, 2016 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Talent42 2016!!!! Day 1 “The Afternoon”

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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on June 29, 2016 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Talent42 2016!!!! Day 1 “The Morning”

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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on June 22, 2016 at 6:19pm — No Comments

Talent42 2016!!!!

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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on June 16, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Sourcecon Spring 2016 Part 13!! “Practical Tips to Identify and Engage Talent” By Shannon Pritchett and “New tools Every Sourcer needs by Dean Da Costa!!

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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on June 10, 2016 at 12:48pm — No Comments

Talent42 2016!!

Talent42 2016!!

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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on June 3, 2016 at 7:50pm — 1 Comment

Social Media Sourcing Methodologies that Actually Work



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Added by Dean Da Costa on June 1, 2016 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Sourcecon Spring 2016 Part 11!! “5 Behaviors of an Agile Sourcer!!” by Luke Doubler.

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.…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on May 25, 2016 at 5:47pm — No Comments

Sourcing for Retention

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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on May 18, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments

The Way to Disrupt the Recruitment Industry!

Earlier on this week, we posted a simple graphic informing people of the high levels of low job satisfaction in the UK, together with a brief message suggesting that visiting Recfluence.com can help reduce you search time. We had several emails and comments asking us what we…

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Added by Rebecca Zheng on May 16, 2016 at 4:30am — No Comments

The Best Kept Secret in Boolean Search

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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on May 12, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Review: The Blueprint to Achieve an 85%+ Response Rate @StacyZapar

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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on May 4, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Whats a Webscraper and how do they work?

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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on April 27, 2016 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Lose the Fluff: Gain Authority & Credibility through a Deep understanding of your Reqs

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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on April 21, 2016 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Rapid-Fire Tips & Tricks For Sourcing

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.…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on April 14, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

4 Easy Steps That Turn Any Recruiter Into A World-Class Cyber Sleuth

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.…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on April 7, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments

@SourceCon Part 3: Speed & Quality: How to Win at Both

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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on March 31, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Sourcecon Recap: Sourcing For Diversity

So this is the 2nd presentation of the conference. Titled “Sourcing for Diversity: one recruiter’s Journey” by Johnny Campbell. Johnny begins talking about Unconscious Bias. He talks about System 1 or…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on March 24, 2016 at 6:00pm — No Comments

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