Category: Sourcing

Recruiting Fables – Using Sorcerer Magic

Once upon a time there was an old Sorcerer who had become known throughout the land as the perfect source (pun most definitely intended… as you have probably already guessed) of all things magical. He had a marvelous instrument that could contact people anywhere in the world by simply putting the device up to his …

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The Candidate Experience – Part 2: People Interacting with People

(On vacation this week. This article edited and reposted from May 30, 2012) This is the final installment in a three part series on the candidate experience. Finally, we take a look at the details of the recruiting and hiring phase of the experience. It is this element that is most often discussed by employers …

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The Candidate Experience – Part 1: Sourcing and the Thrill of the Chase

(On vacation this week. This article edited and reposted from May 23, 2012) No, Part 1 is NOT the first installment. There is a logical premise to presenting the candidate experience in this manner, but it is using my Star Wars damaged brain. I started the story with the final episode in The Candidate Experience – …

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Reviewing This Week on Make HR Happen – What DO Job Seekers Really Want?

The theme this week is not addressed to job seekers, but this question should be asked of them at every occasion. Instead the target audience is recruiting managers, recruiters, sourcers, and hiring managers who need to ask themselves this question in order to focus on the best results. There are dozens of surveys that attempt …

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Taking the Pulse of the Market with a DIY Recruiter News Page

Yesterday I mentioned that having a finger on the pulse of the economy can make sourcing and marketing your message easier to the hundreds of candidates looking for jobs. Many sourcers already know about the power of creating a personal search engine on Google, but one of the least known secrets to everybody else is …

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