If you’re sourcing on LinkedIn alone, you’re probably starting to hit the corners of their universe. You’ve talked to all of the people who could be a fit for your job and new talent isn't so easy to find. The worst part? When you do find new folks, you’re stuck calling a catfish. You know - one of those people that will post fake photos on social media to lure you. Then when you see them in real…Continue
Coderwall is a space for tech's most talented makers to connect, share, build, and be inspired Coderwall is not well known in the staffing community and few have tried to source in it. Well to do this without worry you need go no further than into your bag of tricks and…Continue
Combining the tools that works to work better!!!
There are a lot of tools out there that can help you source. Recruiters as a whole are good at using them individually, however they rarely look at combining these tools. Today I am going to…Continue
These days there are a plenty of things demanding our attention. There are plenty of ways to attract attention. And, plenty of subjects and subject-matter that always seem be the center of attention.
In fact, whether or not you realize it, many messages recruiters send (calls, voice mails, emails,…Continue
This is my account of Day 2 “The Afternoon” of Talent 42 2016.
To start off we had Justin Thenutai of Microsoft speaking on “How Microsoft Elevates Recruiting Performance with Market Intelligence”. Long story short it is on how to understand Market Trends to predict…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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
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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
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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
I had the privilege of co-moderating Boolean Strings Network’s Bi-Weekly People Sourcing Chat…Continue
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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
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
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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
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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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