bucket list

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 had the… Get the Rest

sourcing teachers

It’s Easy Peasy to Source Teachers These Days… 4 Strategies to Get You Started

It's not often I do follow-up posts, but I got a lot of mail after last month's Back-To-School Night Reveals New Sites to Source ... from recruiters that

telephone

Let Your Sourcer Be All They Can Be…

Have you seen this tweet from one of my favorite people at FOT?             I love it. You'd think I'd be pissed---at least mildly irritated. This is one of those

sourcing

Back-To-School Night Reveals New Sites to Source

You may or may not know that I'm the mom of three---ages 11 to 19---all girls.  The first week of school is hammered with back-to-school nights, orientations, forms

search

How to Source Lesson 3: Know Your Operators

So you've found a mentor and you've worked on being a conversationalist, but now it's time to talk sourcing online. I recently posed a question on Sourcecon.qa for a

search

One Way… Or Another… I’m Gonna Find Ya!

If anyone were to ask about my biggest weakness, it's that I've found I'm a creature of habit.  Ask anyone. I get set in my ways. And I

converse

How to Source Lesson 2: Be a Conversationalist!

Did you come into sourcing thinking you’d just be on the computer all day? No way! Not gonna happen. I get a lot of people who think sourcing

shadow

How To Source: Lesson One – Where’s Your Shadow?

Sixteen years ago, I threw down my HR/Recruiter hat and became a sourcer. Part-time at first, full-time within 2 years.  Telecom was my playground and my mentor was... well,

There's an app for sourcing

Sourcing: What’s the app for that?

Last week, work was crazy busy. Those of you who know me and my "process" know that my feet are to the fire to generate a decent pool

Think before you hit send.

Building a Brand or Burning a Bridge? Think Before You Hit Send.

This past month, I had an invitation to speak to an exclusive networking group in DC: Washington Business Journal's Women Who Mean Business.  All executives, all female and they