Ninh Tran

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Tran

Ninh Tran is the COO & co-founder of Hiretual, a sourcing platform that combines recruiting with science to power a wider, deeper, and more accurate search, actionable insights, and swift management for thousands of recruiters. An ERE Media and Inc. contributor, he has spoken at the University of California-Berkeley and Stanford. He founded Trucksome Inc. to help emerging local food economies thrive creating thousands of jobs for the unemployed right here in the U.S. Then he went on to Google before co-founding an executive search firm HireTeamMate, Inc., where as COO he lead the recruiting operations that placed hundreds under one year before founding Hiretual.

The Top 16 Articles of 2016: #6 – Make The Internet Sourcer And Recruiter Friendly

Editors Note: For the last 16 days of December, SourceCon will be resharing our most popular articles from the year. Last month, I had a coffee chat with a technical sourcing lead at Google to shoot the breeze about talent sourcing, brainstorming ideas about our industry. But I was thrown away when he…

Secrets You May Not Know About GitHub Sourcing

If you Google “recruit on GitHub,” you will find more than ten blogs/articles/videos for this topic. I almost gave up writing something for this topic, but Dean Da Costa changed my mind. He’s a crazy geek in our community who is the so-called “search authority.” He encouraged me to dig into something deeper…

Make Hiring Managers Recruiting Friendly

It’s fairly common to hear complaints about the hiring managers in recruiting. Some may complain that hiring managers didn’t clarify job requirements. Some may suffer from the lack of feedback. It is known to us (recruiters and sourcers) that collaboration between recruiters, sourcers, and hiring managers is key to successful and efficient hiring…

A Millennial’s Hard Learned Lessons About Managing His Generation

Our 2015 summer internship program was a disaster. My company, HireTeamMate/Hiretual, hired one software engineering intern after another — failure after failure — but on paper they seemed perfect for us. We needed more engineering power to speed up development of some tools to spread our growing brand across the digital world, getting…

Data Scientists: Before You Go All Crazy About Data, Here’s What to Know About Recruiters

Nowadays, too many platforms and tools are claiming big data or AI-driven recruiting. There is a common pitfall here: a data scientist is not thinking in a recruiter’s way. How could we expect them to solve recruiting problems then? Before data scientists start to truly understand recruiters, don’t expect that big data can…

The Future of CareerBuilder

All these acquisitions make my head spin. Microsoft acquired LinkedIn, which acquired Connectifier and Rapportive. Randstad acquired Monster, which acquired TalentBin. Recruit acquired Indeed and SimplyHired, which they turned it into an Indeed-sponsored job board. What’s going to happen with CareerBuilder? Matt Ferguson, CEO of CareerBuilder, indicates that it’s alive and well in a…