recruiting

Return on Time (ROT) – The Difference between Average Recruiters and Advanced Experts

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A very important but largely overlooked stat in sourcing is return on time (ROT).  Many areas in recruiting/sourcing are judged by time, such as time to fill.  Return on time is the average hours a recruiter or sourcer takes to get a submission.  This stat changes from industry to industry, but the industry average…

How to Source Tech Candidates on Goodreads

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Hiring tech talent is fast becoming a headache for sourcers. The traditional recruiting channels are overcrowded, and sourcers are being forced to turn to some unlikely places to find the best candidates. With this in mind, I thought I’d share a tactic that we’ve used at Beamery to find the candidates who don’t…

Killer bagels and Yankee tickets: Why hyper-personalized recruiting works

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A new barrier has emerged in outbound recruiting. It’s a virtual version of the “No Solicitations” sign that effectively says “No Recruiters.” This adverse situation is making outbound sourcing efforts more challenging. How many times has your recruiting team received no response from any job candidates in a week? Or only one lucky…

SourceCon Orlando, Day 1: Patterns And People Skills

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As promised, SourceCon All Stars has delivered a power-packed session lineup with some of the best sourcing minds in the business. Orlando welcomed attendees with gorgeous (and not too humid!) weather, and night-before networking got things started with fantastic meet-and-greets. This community loves to come together and share best practices, bringing a very…