7 Highlights From #SourceCon Seattle Twitter Stream

Last month 600 sourcing and recruiting practitioners gathered at the Westin Seattle to discuss all things sourcing. Twitter traffic was at an all time high with a total of 5122 tweets sent during the 2 day event. A total of 948 people contributed to the chatter.

Here are 7 highlights from the Twitter stream.

1. The most popular tweet sent during the event was by Kameron Swinton. (please note that the graphic contains some old logos and was not created by the SourceCon team)


2. Sourcing efficiency should be the focus of practitioners in the trenches. 


3. Candidate Engagement continues to be a popular topic among sourcing professionals.


4. Meerkat was the hot new app of the week.


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5. Sourcers love browser extensions and addons.


6. Dice can throw a great party. As the hosts of the After Dark event, Dice organized a sourcing contest and crowned Zachary Avelino of Amazon as the King of SourceCon After Dark.


7. Dallas is the location for the fall event. SourceCon readers are already excited about the trip. 

Want to see the entire Twitter transcript? See the report on Hashtracking.

Jeremy Roberts is a Senior Solutions Consultant with Seekout and was the Editor of SourceCon from 2013 to 2016. Prior to joining the ERE Media team, he spent over a decade working as a recruiter, sourcer, and sourcing manager.

This time was spent in diverse environments, including third party agency settings (retained and contingent), recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) providers, and internal corporate HR departments. His previous employers include the MHA Group, Ajilon Finance, Korn Ferry Futurestep, Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems, and Randstad Sourceright, US. He resides in Corinth, TX with his wife and 3 children.