accessibility

Accessibility Is Everything In The Recruiting World Today

A little background here: I’ve been searching the Internet for candidates since the dark ages, aka 1997.  I became a social media sourcing devotee in 2008 when I was researching how… Get the Rest

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Have You Signed A Social Media Prenup?

I have.  Yep I did.  When I joined Staffing Advisors we had a clear discussion what is mine, what is ours, and what is theirs. When I train people

LI Questions

10 Sourcing Questions… All About LinkedIn

Questions... I get questions... and in February it seemed like they were all about LinkedIn. Every time the site adds a feature, or even better, takes one away,

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Sourcing and Running: Surviving Newbie Status

I started really running 13 years ago.  I had just been laid off, had nothing but time on my hands and needed something to do that was cheap.

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New Requirement for HR Managers… Be Over 40

What?!? Oh yeah, I'm serious!  I want HR Managers to be over 40. But I have a method to that madness as millenials start to curse me out.  It's

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Musing On The Candidate Experience… In Parental Recruiting Mode

I have two teenagers... both were gainfully employed last summer.  Which meant I had a summer of bliss.  You know what I mean if you have teenagers. Both did

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How Much Do We Really Need To Know About Our Candidates?

So, I've just dropped in my post for my favorite tools and gizmos of 2014 and I think there's something to be said about the Connectifier, 360Social, and

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Crapadappadoo! What Sourcing Tool Did I Miss In 2014?

It's December and I'm taking stock... stock of my tools and gizmos to source.  I'm not the only one---float into any sourcing chat or group, and you'll see

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What’s My Sourcing Code? Let Me Tell Ya… Bull Durham style

Dear FOT Readers, Life can be trying, no? Every once in a while, personally or professionally, I have to circle back to who I am, and what my code

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Of Bucket Lists and B.S.

I'm not a natural born speaker---I was trained at my alma mater.  More like a trial by fire in a required speech class.  Every day of class you