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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 gone yet?… Get the Rest

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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

WebTools

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

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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

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Are We Still Posting Jobs In 2016?

It's Sunday, and I'm writing another webinar on recruiting, sourcing and all that is wonderful in those worlds and all the wonder there could be. I've managed to keep

insane

My Insanity: The Job Board Resume Database

We use job boards at the retained search firm I work for---they're necessary for broadcasting opportunities. I think that's standard, whether you're a corporate or agency search firm.

say-yes

Managing Your Recruiting Career, Is It Time For a Year of Yes?

Seems like everyone is due for a year of yes.  Shonda Rimes had one and she's ridiculously creative and successful.  Bethenny Frankel decided to come from A Place of

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The Most Important Part of Recruiting Is… Wait For It… It’s…

Not sourcing. Dear God, did I write that? I did. Sourcing is not the most important part of recruiting a candidate. It's part of it, yes. But the most

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Let’s Make The Applicant Tracking System Smarter Than A 5th Grader

Are you using your Applicant Tracking System (ATS)? Certainly for tracking candidates.  But do you aggressively mine it? It’s “the thing” almost every sourcing and recruiting speaker, blogger,

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Eventually It Happens… The Recruiting NastyGram

I belong to a few recruiter groups within Facebook.  Inevitably, at least once a month, someone posts about a candidate NastyGram, crowdsourcing responses.  The crowdsourcing probably happens because