Sourcing

Healthcare Greatest Hits: Our Growing Voice in the Sourcing Community

When I first started writing about sourcing in healthcare, my goal was to write a total of three articles. Over the last few years, I’ve come to realize there is a lot more to say about this topic. In fact, the healthcare industry has become very interested in sourcing, especially with recent pullbacks…

Candidates Can Now Leave Ratings For Recruiters Online

Not quite an “uberization” movement, but now you can be rated for your services as a recruiter. Treat a candidate well, five stars for you. Spam a candidate, one star! Completed is a newish professional networking website that wants to make it easier to rate and rank, not just recruiters, but all business professionals. It’s a…

Source Like a Mad Scientist: Targeting Innovators Through Free Patent Sites

Patents can be a fantastic identifier of niche talent, particularly if you are looking for innovators or inventors. Transformational talent lives here, and pulling candidates who work on an original idea that turned into a patent can bring your candidate pool to another level. Steve Levy told me about Free Patents Online a…

Facing a Shortage of Applicants? — Losing Applicants Explained With 5 Ugly Numbers

It’s an almost universal complaint across both corporations and small businesses around the world. “We aren’t getting enough applicants and it is hurting our business.” This shortage of applications is probably occurring despite the fact that your corporation is well known and that your jobs are exciting. Find out the precise underlying reasons…

Straight from SourceCon: Recruiting in the Machine Age

SourceCon is always chocked full of great speakers and insightful sessions, and this year was no exception. It’s always a great channel for discovering the newest trends and understanding how they’ll shape the future of what we do. One that was particularly revealing this year was Recruiting in the Machine Age, led by…

Teamable and Beamery Garner $5 Million In Funding

  Teamable, which provides recruiting software for organizations, closed a $5 million Series A funding to help the companies scale and optimize referral hiring and diversity initiates. This was led by venture capital firm True Ventures. As published in VentureBeat, “The last three years, recruiters have seen a rise in technologies being brought to…

Circle of Sourcing: Top Websites To Locate Directories

At SourceCon Fall in 2016, Lori Schifman shared with our roundtable this URL to find nurses: http://www.rncentral.com/nursing-library/careplans/100_really_useful_web_sites_for_nurses/ That was a “wow” moment for the entire table! I asked how she found it and she informed me she typically looks for “top sites” when sourcing candidates. That’s an excellent way to identify directories and…

This Press Release Contains Numbers You Don’t See Too Often

You may have heard of Crunchbase. It’s the place to go to see things like what companies have raised what money from venture capitalists.   It’s announcing today $18 million of new funding itself, aimed at selling its product to teams at big companies.  But wait. That’s not the intriguing part of the Crunchbase announcement. Crunchbase…