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LinkedIn Tip: Your Profession And Your Industry Are Not The Same!

I live and breathe LinkedIn. Daily. I could be chief cheerleader if they were hiring one. Big fan… huge. For years I’ve prattled on to our team about relying on… Get the Rest

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New Sourcing Goal: To Be The Best PenPal Evah!

For the last few years, my days have been filled with intake meetings and sourcing strategy. Building spreadsheets detailing our funnel of candidates, reaching out to candidates about opportunities

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Summertime… And The Demos Are Easy.

Summer is here.  Time to get my sourcing demos on... I tend to hoard these demos until summer, thinking work will be lighter then. It's not.  So I

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Girlfriend, Do You Know The Difference Between An Active And Passive Job Seeker?

I got this question when I humored a vendor with a "quick 5-minute chat" this week.  I love it when people do their due diligence before a call.

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Pack It In The Beach Bag! Social Media Recruitment by Andy Headworth

A little over a year ago, Andy Headworth of Sirona Consulting, asked me if I'd contribute a section to his newest recruiting book, Social Media Recruitment: How to

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Candidate Tip O’ The Week: Just say No Thank You….

Last summer, my oldest daughter worked in a daycare. Forty hours a week, sometimes split shifts, and a lot of times... the poop work. Literally. She had a great

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Want To Job Hunt Online? Show Me Your Job Title.

Somewhere over the last few years there has been this crazy advice for jobseekers to have catch phrases, some witty little one liner to describe what they do. Ugh. And

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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

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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

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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,