Sourcing

January 27, 2014

Social media screening leads to hiring discrimination – and there’s a study to prove it!

A qualified candidate applies for a job. The employer is intrigued by the candidate’s resume and decides to do a little digging. The employer discovers – […]
January 7, 2014

The Data Must be Accurate – I Found It Online!

How many times have you heard jokes made about the accuracy of data you find online? “It must be true if Google found it – right?” […]
November 14, 2013

Understanding the Difference Between Competitive Intelligence and Corporate Espionage

There is always lots of discussion about the means in which sourcers and recruiters gather information on potential candidates. How do you find the right people […]
November 5, 2013

Social Media WORST Practices, Part 1: OVERPOSTING

Recruiters, let me ask you a question: Why is it that any time I log on to LinkedIn, 15 of the last 17 posts seem be […]
October 3, 2013

The Future of LinkedIn……

At the Sourcecon conference in Seattle we just had the pleasure of debating the future of LinkedIn as related to the onset of Big Data. Lets […]
August 27, 2013

Part-Timers vs. Contractors: Consider these Factors First

Deciding to hire a part-timer versus taking on an independent contractor isn’t an easy decision for a small business. As an entrepreneur I’ve been asked which […]
August 6, 2013

Recruiting “Trends” Not Trends At All: Beware of Impractical Advice & Remember Effective Metrics

I recently read an article in Forbes that was of little real value to the recruiting community. The article, titled The 9 Hottest Trends in Corporate […]
April 1, 2013

Happy April! Whitepaper Looks at Recruiting Trends for 2013 and Beyond, How to Improve

Back in January, I reviewed what we learned as members of recruiting and talent acquisition in 2012 and what we can hope to change in 2013. […]
April 4, 2011

Sourcing Technique Best Practices: Really???????

On a recent business trip from San Francisco back to Detroit, I took the opportunity to read a just published white paper by the folks at […]
March 7, 2011

LinkedIn Secrets to Success

Today, most of us in the talent acquisition space have a LinkedIn profile that we hope to leverage in order to find candidates for our open […]