All Blog Posts Tagged 'sourcing' (410)

Unprofessionalism on LinkedIn

With the advent of social media, many people feel free to share anything they want, however they want. While what they do with their personal profiles is their business, LinkedIn is…


Added by Sara Gerardo on March 1, 2018 at 9:30am — No Comments

Which HR tool to invest in? ATS or Recruitment Marketing platform?

Talking with business owners, recruiters and other HR professionals, we have realized that many of them have the same two questions: “Which recruiting tool should I buy? Recruitment Marketing software or ATS?” The problem is that many of them, besides not knowing the…


Added by Kristina Martic on December 15, 2017 at 1:30am — No Comments

What to do when Job Boards and LinkedIn let you down?

Every day the recruiters come to fight for the best talent and use the familiar tactics. When we start the search, the first method to which we refer is the power of LinkedIn and Job Boards. Recruiters use all the possible tactics and different combinations of search.

What do the lazy recruiters do?

Firstly they create a vacancy on Job Board and source for the suitable candidates for LinkedIn. The most cunning copy details from other vacancies such as the job…


Added by Mariia Shymanska on July 5, 2017 at 7:23am — No Comments

Keep on hiring like a robot and get the candidates without personality!

The modern recruitment platform gives us a plenty of opportunities for efficient search among thousands of candidates and millions of profiles. Professional recruiters know that the use of recruitment platform, for example, SignalHire, makes it easier to …


Added by Mariia Shymanska on June 20, 2017 at 4:30am — No Comments

On Equal Pay Day, Here's How We Can Address The Gap

More than three-quarters of CEOs say gender equality is in their top ten business priorities.

Gender diverse companies are 15 percent more likely to outperform the national median financially. Yet the unfortunate truth persists: corporate America has stalled in progress on…


Added by Megan Flamer on April 4, 2017 at 6:16pm — No Comments

Slam Dunk: How To Source Like An Athlete

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take,” said hockey star Wayne Gretsky.

Those words couldn't be more relevant to Jenn Hall.

Hall has been in recruiting for a decade, sourcing for The Walt Disney Company, being a technical recruiter for Google, the…


Added by Megan Flamer on March 30, 2017 at 8:21pm — No Comments

LinkedIn Has Lost It's Luster

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…


Added by Katrina Kibben on August 9, 2016 at 2:09pm — 2 Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Coderwall


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…


Added by Dean Da Costa on August 8, 2016 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Combining the tools that works to work better!!!

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…


Added by Dean Da Costa on August 1, 2016 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Recruiters: Stop What You're Doing (please!)

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,…


Added by Kelly Blokdijk on July 26, 2016 at 10:15pm — 3 Comments

Talent42 2016!!!! Day 2 “The Afternoon”

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…


Added by Dean Da Costa on July 25, 2016 at 3:37pm — No Comments

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…


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…


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…


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

Some good stuff came out of it mostly how each company handles…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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

Texting While Sourcing

Originally posted on Boolean Strings

(photo credit)

I had the privilege of co-moderating Boolean Strings Network’s  Bi-Weekly People Sourcing Chat…


Added by Arron Z Daniels on June 2, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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