So I am going to take a short break in my Sourcecon Oct 2015 series to address something that has been bothering me for some time now.
So recently there have been a few people talking about staffing tools, extensions, apps, etc. Some have questioned the need or use of these tools.…Continue
Have you ever seen an adventure series about sourcing passive candidates before? If not, check out "The Sourcing Duel" series below.
With the mission to find 10 data analysts in the quickest time, Randstad Sourceright's @TheBalazs and @JimStroud take on each other in a sourcing duel. Who…Continue
This is part 7 in my Fall Sourcecon roundup, highlighting the presentations at Sourcecon Oct 2015.
This post is going to cover The last Session of the first day entitled “The Secrets of a Sourcecon Grandmaster Sourcer” By Jim Schnyder.
So Jim starts out with 15 tips, tricks,…Continue
This is part 6 in my Fall Sourcecon roundup, highlighting the presentations at Sourcecon Oct 2015.
This post is going to cover all 3 of the tracks for this time period. So we will start with the Fundamental track which was “Social Media Sourcing- Not…Continue
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In the latest episode of "The Jim Stroud Show," I demonstrate how to find free resumes on Slideshare.
And remember, sharing is caring, so please share this video with the recruiters (and sourcers) in your lives.…Continue
Post Sourcecon Fall 2015!! Part 3
This is part 3 in my Fall Sourcecon roundup, highlighting the presentations at Sourcecon Oct 2015.
The 3rd Keynote was Shannon Pritchett’s “Don’t Let Automation Ruin the Candidate…Continue
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The Discerners A NEW Series by Steve Levy and Maureen Sharib
Ballscon / Day One / Morning Session
“Omygawd she wants us to move?” the pretty twenty-something…
You already know that the way candidates look for a job is changing – now, most candidates are likely to look you up and research your company before they ever express interest directly to employers. Since the job search process happens completely online, this means failing to deliver an…Continue
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Sourcing passive candidates is one thing, but connecting with them is quite another. In this video, Jim Stroud demonstrates how to find and contact passive candidates based on the content they produce or share online. Plus, Jim gives a heads up on his international speaking engagements and a near-death experience. Yowza! Tune in for all the fun.…
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Call them purple squirrels or whatever you want, but finding candidates isn’t so easy. Your job is to find those (fill in whatever animal and color you want here), and to find them before they’re talking to someone else about another opportunity. But without the right skills, the hunt takes…Continue
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I love LinkedIn and use it every day. LinkedIn has changed our profession, revolutionized sourcing and recruiting, and continues to be the #1 go-to site for the majority of recruiters, with no competition in sight. I am glad to share creative LinkedIn Sourcing techniques with my colleagues in blog posts, discussions, webinars, and as part of the Sourcing Certification Program..
Lately, I've been running into some LinkedIn functionality that seems temporarily broken.…Continue
You’d think that with all the talk about tools and technology out there, it takes the right system or software to compete for talent as a recruiter today. But let’s be real – at the end of the day, recruiters are in the business of building relationships. And when it comes to the human part of…Continue
As the year winds down, it’s typically a time of reflection. You spend the months of November and December looking at performance for the past year, spreadsheets and sitting in budget meetings that never end but even with all that planning, it’s hard to feel like you’re doing something new or…Continue
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A New Recruiting Paradigm Emerges | email@example.com | @techstardust | innovation leader, recruiting veteran, and advisor | Transforming Talent Acquisition
The Stardust Equation: When illusion becomes reality
Value (V) is realized (R) and popularized in…Continue
I’m not a big fan of the holidays or lists for that matter, but I had a bit of a Grinch heart growing moment this morning looking back on some of the best social recruiting posts on RecruitingDaily and RecruitingBlogs in 2014 - articles that I missed, and I’m sure some you overlooked…Continue
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One of those was a successful recruitment business owner who still recruited hands on.
As surprising as it…Continue
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Employers rely heavily on staffing agencies to find, qualify, and hire talent, and this cost inhibits us from innovation. The emerging talent acquisition market is estimated to be valued at $85 billion dollars. Organization leaders are fed up with traditional recruit…Continue
Call them purple squirrels or whatever you want, but finding candidates isn’t so easy. Your job is to find those (fill in whatever animal and color you want here), and to find them before they’re talking to someone else about another opportunity.
But without the right skills, the hunt takes time.
And you know the saying: "Time is money."
You need to be faster than the other…Continue
Added by Katrina Kibben on December 19, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments
There are problems in using “predictors” of suitability for open positions within a company. Hunter and Hunter (1984) showed that interviewing is one of the worst predictors of future job performance. Using reference checks (.26), education (.22) or biographical data (.37) did not improve the odds too favorably. In fact, even the best predictor, test scores, came out at .57. We could make the…Continue
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