work/life balance

Can You Choose Your Work/Life Balance? 3 Actions To Take

Can you? In this world where we are always on, is it possible to draw a line in the proverbial sand and give yourself that desired balance?  To feel like… Get the Rest

Tell me what you want, what you really, really want

Channelling the Spice Girls this fine morning.  I've been on the phone a lot lately.  And for some reason, I'm really enjoying it, I thought for years I

The Gig Economy and Sourcers

So much of what we read these days about the gig economy is Uber-specific. Truly Uber specific. There's this perception that Gig is synonymous with the Millennial generation.  That

The New First Rule of Recruiting

Be Kind. That's it, that's all. What's kindness in recruiting? Be responsive.  With candidates, with the unknown.  Since I've changed jobs, I've acquired a few pen-pals.  Some of them are unknown,

A Sourcer Weighs In On The Monster Madness

Ah Monster.  The vendor with whom everyone has had a love/hate relationship.  Have we been inundated with assessments on its acquisition? I think yes.  This one is my

High Fiving LinkedIn…Not For Sourcing This Time…

So I’m a newbie.  After 6 years at a retained search firm, I've moved on to a corporate Talent Acquisition role. And some stuff is standard, orientation and what

3 Key Components Positioning Your Sourcing Team for Success

My last day at Staffing Advisors was July 22nd.  I did a record notice - for me at least- nearly 4 weeks from the time I notified my

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

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

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