Derek Zeller

About the Author

Derek Zeller draws from over 16 years in the recruiting industry. The last 11 years he has been involved with federal government recruiting specializing within the cleared IT space.

Sourcing Online; My Everquest Java Adventure

Living in San Diego, near the beach, had its perks when I was younger. Being able to swim in the ocean, moderate temperatures, and seemingly endless sunny days. So one would think that when I had free time, I would, of course, spend my time with the plethora of activities that were out…

The Sourcing Tool You Are NOT Using; News Flash, You Should!

If you have ever read anything that I have written on SourceCon you know, it’s not the conventional how to source or try this Boolean string. I try and help you think outside of the box, and I tell you a #truestory from my personal experiences in this crazy world that we choose…

Forget About the Past Focus on the Future – A Review of Jenny DeVaughn’s SourceCon Keynote

“Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards.”  ― Søren Kierkegaard There are many great speakers in our arena, and their voices are always sound and authentic. They bring a unique nuance that you do not often see at many conferences. They know their audience and bring knowledge that is…

Thoughts From @SourcingShannon On Sourcing, Automation, and Candidate Experience by @Derdiver

Shannon Prichett came to SourceCon Dallas with an important message. One candidate experience stats she shared: 80% of companies think they are offering a great candidate experience where only 8% are. Automation is, in a way, the cause for this. By the end of next year, 85% of the recruitment process will be automated. What…