what i want

Tell me what you want, what you really, really want

Channelling the Spice Girls this fine morning.  I’ve been on the phone a lot lately.  And for some reason, I’m really enjoying it, I thought for years I was so… Get the Rest


The Gig Economy and Sourcers

So much of what we read these days about the gig economy is Uber-specific. Truly Uber specific. There's this perception that Gig is synonymous with the Millennial generation.  That


The New First Rule of Recruiting

Be Kind. That's it, that's all. What's kindness in recruiting? Be responsive.  With candidates, with the unknown.  Since I've changed jobs, I've acquired a few pen-pals.  Some of them are unknown,


A Sourcer Weighs In On The Monster Madness

Ah Monster.  The vendor with whom everyone has had a love/hate relationship.  Have we been inundated with assessments on its acquisition? I think yes.  This one is my


High Fiving LinkedIn…Not For Sourcing This Time…

So I’m a newbie.  After 6 years at a retained search firm, I've moved on to a corporate Talent Acquisition role. And some stuff is standard, orientation and what

you can do it

3 Key Components Positioning Your Sourcing Team for Success

My last day at Staffing Advisors was July 22nd.  I did a record notice - for me at least- nearly 4 weeks from the time I notified my

heres johnny

Can We Replace LinkedIn? We Could…We Really Really Could….

LinkedIn is a constant in recruiting conversations.  Are you on it? Do you really network? Use the groups? Post jobs? Do you source on it? Still? Is it


I’m A Resume Hoarder – What To Do, What To Do?

I have a confession to make.  I'm a digital hoarder.  It's bad---really bad.  Multiple repositories hold my stash, photos to documents spreadsheets filled with candidates sourced over the


Sourcing: The 2 Trustiest Tools in My Team’s Toolbox in 2016

What does your team need to source? How dollar conscious do you need to be about your budget?  I'm stingy.  Honestly, I'm way stingier with my sourcing budget


Recruiting Online? Put Those Judgy Eyes Away.

In what seems like the dark ages of social media, circa 2008, when I was training recruiters and sourcers on how to not only find people but engage