All Blog Posts Tagged 'talent' (437)

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

Hiring @Baremetrics – A talk with founder Josh Pigford

Below is the transcript of the talk between Perry Oostdam, Co-founder and CEO of…

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Added by Hagi Trinh on April 12, 2016 at 11:18am — 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

Sourcecon Spring 2016 Part 1!!

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Added by Dean Da Costa on March 17, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Sourcecon Spring 2016 Prequel!!

So Sourcecon Spring 2016 has come and gone. It was amazing, some of the best presentations I have ever seen. Over the next few weeks, I will be breaking down all the session and giving an…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on March 10, 2016 at 6:02pm — No Comments

The Evolution of the Job Posting

It might be folklore, but it’s still a great story. 

The most successful job ad ever written was Shackleton’s broadside advertising for the crew of the Endurance.  Printed with hand-set type on cheap paper and glued to piers and posts around the harbor, it read:

A reported 5,000 men lined up…

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Added by Maury Hanigan on February 29, 2016 at 1:00pm — 3 Comments

Sourcecon Spring 2016!!

As most of you know Spring Sourcecon 2016 coming in Orlando, Fl on March 1-2. I am speaking at it, running a lab as well as helping to MC all the labs. This year is the year of the Sourcecon All Stars. In an attempt to bring you the best…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on February 25, 2016 at 6:31pm — No Comments

I Want This Data - Help Me Out?

I need a favor.

So, I talk about it all the time. The path to real success in recruiting and talent management is data points - figuring out a formula that works, benchmarking then making incremental improvements. It seems pretty simple and when it comes to selling…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on February 18, 2016 at 6:14pm — No Comments

How to source on Lanyrd

Lanyrd is an event management site, were you can find out what conferences are being held and where. Lanyrd is 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 pull out an old tried and true tool,…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on February 17, 2016 at 6:00pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Moz

Moz is a SEO orientated site were SEO type people live, talk, and show their skills. MOZ 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 pull out an old tried and true tool,…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on February 11, 2016 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

Research never stops!!

As most of you know I preach “Research, Research, Research”. I believe you should not even start sourcing, go to your intake meeting or pretty much anything without doing some research. The thing is research never stops. Not if you are good any way. Even after you have done your initial…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on February 4, 2016 at 7:04pm — No Comments

Get a Mentor!

A Mentor is experienced adviser and supporter: somebody, usually older and more experienced, who advises and guides a younger, less experienced person. The question is why doesn’t everyone have one? I do not care how much experience you have there is always someone with more, someone who know something…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 28, 2016 at 3:14pm — 2 Comments

Social Recruiting: A Staged Approach

So many people are seeing the need to have social presence. For obvious reasons, whether to find a job, do their job better or just have fun. However jumping in and just getting on all the sites are once can lead to trouble. When I started to become “Social”, I had a staged plan. Today I will…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 21, 2016 at 5:30pm — No Comments

TaxJobs and a few new sourcing tools

The recruiting toolbox got a little bit fuller this week with the discovery of some new services to recruit the talent you seek. Here's a quick recap.

1. TaxJobs

This is a new niche job board that launched this week. It sprang from the TaxTalent.com community of…

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Added by Chris Russell on January 19, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites: Coroflot

Coroflot is a Career and community site hosting individual creative portfolios, a global design firm directory, and a database of job and project openings.  Coroflot 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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 14, 2016 at 3:30pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites: BitBucket

Bitbucket is a web-based hosting service for projects that use either the Mercurial or Git revision control systems. BitBucket is semi known in the community and some have tried to source in it. Well to do this without worry you need go no further than into your bag of tricks and pull out an old tried and…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 7, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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