Jackye Clayton

About the Author

Jackye Clayton is recognized as a people expert who puts the Human in Human Resources. An international trainer, she has traveled worldwide sharing her unique gifts in sourcing, recruiting and coaching. She offers various dynamic presentations on numerous topics related to leadership development, inclusionary culture development, team building and more. Her in-depth experience in working with top Fortune and Inc 500 clients and their employees has allowed her to create customized programs to coach, train and recruit top talent and inspire others to greatness. Please feel free to send her an email at askjackye@sourcecon.com or follow her on Twitter at @pursuit_ology. Jackye does work for ERE Media, however, all writings, rants, and blogs are of her own opinion and experience and do not necessarily represent the thoughts of ERE Media.

3 Things You Can Do to Improve Candidate Engagement


Editor’s note: As sourcers and recruiters, we often refer to candidate engagement as the art of engaging candidates and courting them for a particular role. In this post, Jackye Clayton expands the definition of candidate engagement and makes recommendations on how we should treat candidates after they have been through our recruiting process. …

Don’t Discount Actives and Don’t Take Them For Granted

Don’t Discount Actives and Don’t Take Them For Granted

Often we see articles about recruiting passive candidates. The perception is that active candidates are not as desirable as their working counterparts. Allyson Doyle, contributor tr About.com wrote, “Employers often actively seek passive candidates for employment, especially when they are seeking candidates with very specific skills and experience.” Does that mean that active candidates…

Where My Girls At?


The philosophy of pursuitology is to change recruiting from the inside out. It is not enough to want diverse employees, you have to change your perspective on how you look at diversity and inclusion. In my “Must be Able to Drive a Zoo Vehicle” presentation at SourceCon, the audience and I discussed that…

Ask Jackye: What Are Some Good Diversity Sourcing And Recruiting Training Programs?


Editor’s note: Jackye Clayton will be one of our speakers at the next SourceCon in Atlanta on February 7th-8th, 2013. She will be talking about best practices for effective diversity sourcing.  Jackye, I recently reviewed your Do the Right Thing Part 1 and 2 articles on SourceCon.com regarding diversity sourcing and had a quick question…