training

A Prescription For Recruiting Training In 2016

Will you come train my team? I love that question. Ask me 1 year ago, 2 years ago, 5 years ago, 8 years ago and the answer was always… heck,… Get the Rest

sourcing

What Happens When An Old School Sourcer Returns To The Game?

I don't get to listen to the Recruiting Animal Show has often as I like, but I try to catch it whenever the guest is sourcing-focused.  On January

hr

What’s The Biggest Challenge HR Faces In 2016?

Is there just one challenge for HR in 2016? I was asked that in a recent interview, which was really a speaker audition. In my mind, right now,

needle

Why Is Boolean Still Important?

I recently did a webinar on boolean, and someone asked me why wouldn't I just use keywords versus employing boolean operators? Well... would you like to find a haystack

happy

Hate Your Job? Think About What Makes You Happy.

I've been sourcing for a long time. Seventeen years, exclusively, on top of that when I was a generalist and full-life cycle recruiter.  I will say I source, not

ats

Whaddya Mean… You Don’t Love Your ATS?

I love my ATS. It's iCIMS. They should send me a t-shirt that says I "heart" iCIMS... just like those I "heart" NY shirts. I'd wear it. All

skills

Is Employment Branding The Next Key Skill of the Super Sourcer?

Ahhh... Employment Branding (EB)---the most buzzed-about phrase in recruiting today and a hell of a lot more sexy than Candidate Experience (CE). It's so interesting---this meld of Social Media, Recruiting

right way

The RIGHT Way To Source Candidates

Would things be easier if there was a right way? Honey, there is no right way.  ~Hozier Sorry to lead you in... but really there is no right

bradley-cooper-limitless

Be Limitless With Lists When You Source

Sounds crazy right? You can keyword search LinkedIn.  Why on earth would you find a list first and then go to LinkedIn? Or to any social profile site

not the same thing

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