Sourcing 101 – Where Do I Go After Monster and CareerBuilder?

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Several times within the last few days, I have seen Forum postings on various recruiting websites that start with “I’ve posted to Monster, CareerBuilder and ….what do I do now?” Wow. I checked myself – as I started falling into sourcing snobbery, because quite honestly, there are always companies just taking to the ‘net as a source for finding candidates. …

Jim Stroud and Kelly Dingee at SourceCon…

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Here’s a friend of FOT, Jim Stroud, doing a video rundown of SourceCon… Scroll to 2:20 on the counter to see FOT star Kelly Dingee talk to Jim about FOT… Thanks Jim and Kelly!! How did we not think this through and put Kelly and Josh Letourneau on a roving videocam?  Who’s my director of video production? SourceCon 2008 – …

Sourcecon Rocked!! A Quick Rundown….

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So, I attended my first recruiting related conference – ever! Seriously, I’ve been in the HR realm for 15 years, and this is the first one – my bosses graciously sent me to Sourcecon in Atlanta. A sourcing researcher at Sourcecon –kind of fitting don’t you think? But this conference will take you by surprise – I met some recruiters, …

Like Pat Benatar, You’re a Heartbreaker/Rule-Breaker on LinkedIn

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I just read the updated user agreement published by LinkedIn on July 31st.  Alright, I’m first to admit I’m behind in my reading, but vacation was worth it!  I am fairly surprised at this point that it’s not the buzz of the recruiting airspace, particularly in light of the fact that when they launched the new groups limitation, that was …

Kelly Dingee Thinks About Sourcing Candidates More Than You….

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Need proof?  See her Sourcing Report here… Kris DunnKris Dunn is a Partner and CHRO at Kinetix, a national RPO firm for growth companies headquartered in Atlanta. He’s also the founder Fistful of Talent (founded in 2008) and The HR Capitalist (2007) – and has written over 70 feature columns at Workforce Management magazine. Prior to his investment at Kinetix, …

How To Locate Every Social Network Your Employees/Candidates Belong To….

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Our fearless leader here at FOT asked if I would dig into Spokeo‘s new product – Spokeo/hr and write a review for the site.  One of my favorite things professionally (other than sourcing, blogging for FOT and competitive intelligence) is to evaluate sites in alpha, beta and I’ll do it for any site, blog, job board, etc.   I’ll review just …

Does Twitter Matter?

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All right, all right, I just read a comment from a sourcing professional regarding Twitter and referring to it as a place only to post announcements.  Granted I’m paraphrasing, but that was the gist.  Just announcements?  Seriously?  Let me give you a hearty “OMG”! Are you kidding me?!  I was just stunned and shaking my head. This is a blog, …

Meet Kelly Dingee – Covering Candidate Sourcing for Fistful of Talent…

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Kelly Dingee is a Technical Writer/Sourcing Researcher for AIRS. Prior to joining AIRS, her experience includes sourcing for Thales Communications, Inc., and Internet recruitment for Acterna (now known as JDSU).  No truth to the rumor that she has a side business to help you push your resume to the top of Google search results… See Kelly’s Riffs and Rants on …