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5 Phone Tips – Simple Sayings For Sourcer Success On The Phone

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Today I would like to follow-up on my previous post on 5 Ways Sourcers Can Successfully Engage Candidates Through Direct Email, by providing tips on how sourcers can enhance their sourcing results by improving their comfort and confidence on the phone with prospective candidates. My intention in this article is not to make…

Endangered! It’s Time to Update the Endangered Species List

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To me, there is nothing more majestic than the American Bald Eagle.  In pursuing my passion of photography, the bald eagle is a favorite subject of mine.  From near extinction, the bald eagle population has grown enormously.  Saving the bald eagle is a wildlife success story that involved changing hunting laws, curtailing pollution…

Healthcare Hunt 2016 (Part 1 of 3): Some Lesser Known Ways to Source Medical Candidates

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The market in the Texas Medical Center has become increasingly tight over the last few months.  With record low unemployment rates in the Healthcare segment, our team has gotten pretty creative in exploring new and different candidate pools.  In this three-part series, I’ll show how pull list of names, find contact information and…

Use Less Boolean on Google for Better Productivity

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Over the last few years, Google has made algorithm advances in the area of semantic search. Last Fall Google told us that their new semantic, machine-learning-based component called RankBrain is now the 3rd most important factor in ranking. With these shifts, long and bulky Boolean search templates are getting less useful and provide…

Three Steps to Creating a Diversified Sourcing Strategy

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We’ve all heard the wise words before: You shouldn’t put all of your eggs in one basket. Whether we’re talking about investing our money or sourcing candidates, this adage rings true. Yet, as sourcers and recruiters, we are often guilty of going back to the same old sources that have served us well…