Tag: Sourcing

Aug 06

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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Jul 24

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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Jul 05

The Four Pillars of Recruiting

(On vacation this week. This article reposted from May 20, 2011) The knee-jerk reaction to describing essential elements of a function is to think of the columns holding up some massive structure. This is understood to be a symbol of strength. A very supportive person is known as a “pillar of strength.” While somewhat overused …

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May 31

Real Networking Means Turning Hashtags into Real People

Every time I meet one of my social media heroes in real life there is always  a short Wayne’s World moment when I have to resist the temptation to bow down to my rock star friend and shout “We’re not worthy, we’re not worthy…” to the room. Usually, they turn out to be humble enough …

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May 15

Social Recruiting: Justification by the Numbers

When everybody professes to be an expert on a topic there is a high probability that nobody is really an expert. Finding hard data to support a social recruiting program is a never ending quest. It is like looking for proof of extraterrestrial life by scanning the heavens with a radio telescope and getting excited …

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