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Why Sourcing Is the Red-Headed Step Child of Recruiting

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There have been times in my career that I’ve said recruiting is based on gut feelings and intuition. It’s that good feeling or bad one that you get when you are interviewing with a candidate. Unfortunately these instincts no matter how clear not only won’t pay the bills, but also aren’t enough for your boss […]

Ep 54 – The 7 Habits of Highly Successful Internet Sourcing

Episode 54: Successful Secrets and Habits of Internet Sourcing with Jim Stroud (@jimstroud) One of the reasons I have admired Jim Stroud is because he plays both sides meaning he is also thinking about the recruiter just as much as he is about the job seeker experience. This is apparent in how he approaches sourcing […]

How to Use Facebook Dark Posts to Recruit Passive Candidates

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If you are pushing the envelope as a sourcer or recruiter, in anyway, you are likely getting some negative responses especially if you are relying solely on LinkedIn which last year made some changes to response rates and messaging as part of their LinkedIn Recruiter product offerings. Engineers, especially, have adopted a mindset that recruiters […]

Why Internet Sourcing Isn’t Your Recruiting Savior

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Social media combined with the power of the internet has re-invigorated a once overlooked skill of sourcing within recruiting. Simply put, sourcing is the proactive searching for qualified job candidates for current or planned open positions. In terms of internet sourcing, it is research for the purposes of recruiting. What is Internet Sourcing? While internet […]

How To Source with Google Chrome

Customizing Google Chrome for Sourcing Candidates and Prospects

Google Chrome is a web browser that offers the ability to add features called extensions to the browser along you to customize it to suit your very specific sourcing needs. Jim Stroud walks us through how to source for candidates and prospects using Google Chrome. . How To Source with Google Chrome Links cited in […]

16 Handy Twitter Recruiting & Hiring Hacks [Infographic]

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Recruiting, Sourcing & Hiring with Twitter A couple weeks ago, I outlined 5 new ways to search and recruit on Twitter sharing some of their recent changes to their platform because Twitter is offering some new short cuts to their platform when it involves search and sourcing for a potential employee. Keep in mind that […]