Thorough Sourcing, Part VI

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Apr 5, 2011

Here is this Tuesday’s Phone Sourcing Tip. It is also listed in the ASK Maureen group on ERE.

I hope you’ll join and contribute to our discussion!

When presenting yourself for a job as a phone sourcer be specific as to what you’re offering as a service. A recent presenter at Sourcecon/NY, Paul Houston, enumerated the need for clarity in the sourcing profession when he stated, “…the term “sourcer” has a different meaning to each individual depending on how they think about the role of sourcing in the overall recruiting process.” Read his call for clarification.

Phone sourcing IS NOT finding a name online and then calling to see if the person is “still there.”

It’s much more than that and if you’re following this series you’re beginning to realize it!

This is an on-going series regarding phone sourcing.Here’s part I, part II, part III, part IV, and part V, and the full, original post is on

Subsequent portions will appear weekly.

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