Staffing Agencies

These Are the 6 Things I Look for When Hiring Recruiters

Many industries are experiencing explosive growth, and that typically means you need incredible gifted recruiters. This is where I come in; my specialty is in hiring recruiters. My focus is all about incrementally building a team of recruiting professionals and leaders who will outperform where we stand today and be prepared to solve…

The Summer of Machine Learning

What exactly is machine learning? You know much more than you think you do. Machine learning and artificial intelligence are all around us. While we browse social media the Facebook machines are calculating how to help its patrons’ ads reach their intended audiences. You turn on Netflix and “because you watched this” suggestions…

Your Most Important Thing

Rarely does anyone feel that they are advancing up the ranks of their current company too quickly. If you do feel this way, please let the community know where you work, and someone will happily take that burden off your plate. The reality is many of us get stuck in a rut from…

3 Easy Ways to Increase the Quality of Your Sales Candidates

I like to think of the beginning of the year as a second holiday for recruiters. The office is buzzing, we’re about to receive budgets, new headcount, and we are eager for a fresh start. To kick off the year in sales recruiting, you’re calibrating with hiring managers, learning about their ideal sales…

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…

AI Knows Who You Should Hire

Human Capital makes up 70% of most companies’ expense line, and people are a company’s most valuable asset. With the proper data, finding the best candidate for a job is strategic, more efficient, cost-effective, and not to mention objective, which is why employers are turning to AI in a critical market need. In…

Do These 3 Things and Your Sourcing Life Will Be Forever Changed!

Have you ever reached a point in sourcing where you are stumped? Have you become complacent with your so-called bag of tricks that has “dust” everywhere that everyone sees except you? Well, that was me pre-SourceCon, and this article will give you three good reasons to attend SourceCon in the Spring. As a…

The Top 16 Articles of 2016: #4 – Talent Sourcing In The Digital Era: Talent Sourcing Is So Much More Than Boolean

Editors Note: For the last 16 days of December, SourceCon will be resharing our most popular articles from the year.  Talent sourcing in the digital era continues to evolve and become more specialized. A decade ago, talent sourcers took leadership in social media and social recruiting. Today, talent sourcing are asked to wear…

The Top 16 Articles of 2016: #5 – Go Beyond Job Postings: 3 Effective Ways To Attract And Hire Top Talent

Editors Note: For the last 16 days of December, SourceCon will be resharing our most popular articles from the year. Research shows that job boards on average gather 43% of all applications companies receive for new job openings. But while job boards may have the highest number of applications, their conversion-to-hire rates fall…

Sourcers Need to Know, Who’s in The Market?

At SourceCon Anaheim this year, Shannon Pritchett talked about the persona of the audience that completed the State of Sourcing Survey for 2016. Meet Judy: She is a full-time corporate recruiter in the telecommunications industry with four years of experience. She lives in a major metropolitan area and earns an annual salary of…

The Art of Building a Google Custom Search Engine – Part 1

In my constant exploration of sites to pull information from, it’s easy to get lost in the syntax and forget how to properly site search each and every database I come across. I’ve gotten in the habit of building Custom Search Engines to help keep all the different variations straight. Over the last…