A sourcer usually utilizes 3-5 sourcing channels they generally look up to source from. However, it is not a bad idea to look at other channels from time … Read more
Have You Considered These Alternate Searches?
Most of the requisitions arriving on a sourcer’s desk are in general repeat roles (find me a Software engineer or a salesperson or a DevOps engineer). Some … Read more
Try These 5 Habits Of Highly Successful Sourcers
Whether you’re working as a talent attraction specialist or a sourcer new to the industry, there are tried-and-true habits you can adopt. No matter where … Read more
Why Sourcing Is A Career In Its Own Right
Sourcing is a highly sought-after skill set right now – and rightly so. Finding, nurturing, and engaging with candidates with the aim to convert them into … Read more
Day One Closing Keynote Lerato Semenya Being your Authentic Self
I write this as a fellow South African. Lerato Semenya is a Diversity and Inclusion Specialist, Facilitator, and international Speaker. I have attended … Read more
Meet The New 2021 GrandMaster Challenge Winner!
Kristin Hughes Congratulations!! What is it?? 😊 That was the first thing most people said to me when I announced that I won the 2021 SourceCon … Read more
Shally’s Sourcing Imperative – By Glenn Gutmacher
In his SourceCon Digital leadership track keynote address, “Sourcing Imperative: Defining and Communicating Your Need”, Shally Steckerl framed … Read more
My Journey From Coder To Sourcer
I never knew that the passion for sourcing talent was something deeply embedded inside me until I felt the pulsating desire to hunt. This journey started … Read more
Tips About Understanding Developers’ Abilities When Sourcing And Screening
Sourcers and Recruiters are not very technical in general to have the ability to do a deep dive of the prospective candidate’s technical abilities. … Read more
Video Outreach: How To Get Candidates To Reply [Part 2]
Video outreach has a 3X higher reply rate compared to regular email. However, sending a video to every prospect or candidate takes a lot of time. The … Read more
Video Outreach: How To Get Prospects And Candidates To Reply [Part 1]
Over the past year, how many video messages did you receive? Compare this to the number of emails you received from people trying to sell you a service, … Read more
Have You Sourced For Any Mortgage Underwriters Lately?
Many of us have gone through this straight forward or sometimes a frustrating routine in terms of applying for a mortgage at a bank or through a mortgage … Read more
Hello, Is It Me You’re Looking For?
How do you know that the person you’re intending to reach is the person receiving your message, or that there is anyone at the other end at all? Validating … Read more
Why Every Sourcer Should Hire for Doctors at Some Point in Their Career
I had been out of work for five months. I noticed that, while on phone interviews, I would repeat something on almost every call. While walking the … Read more
Cleared Candidates in Plain Sight!
In the cleared space, finding cleared talent is an obvious challenge. So, we go to our job boards, LinkedIn, and favorite social media pages to find … Read more
Kevin Walters on How to be a True Diversity Sourcing Ally
SourceCon Digital 2.0 was unlike any conference I attended in the past. I am used to traveling to a fabulous destination to meet with some of the most … Read more
How to Catch a Unicorn
“We are created with a purpose, designed to thrive and given the gift of work to promote human flourishing.” And with this declaration on her opening … Read more
4 Ways To Use Your Sourcing Superpowers For The Greater Good
As sourcers, we have a unique set of skills that enable us to search for and find elusive candidates. We tend to get creative and go far beyond job boards. … Read more
3 Ways to Refresh Your Email Outreach Strategy
Are overused phrases dominating your outreach? Data from 735,000 recruiting outreach campaigns show that 15% of prospects respond to a recruiter’s initial … Read more
Learning to Source And Sourcing to Learn
When we get new roles as sourcers and recruiters, it can be very tempting to jump straight into building a quick search and pull some candidates back … Read more