Read SourceCon’s Top 18 Articles of 2018

2018 was a great year to be a sourcer. To celebrate, SourceCon finished 2018 with a countdown of the most popular and shared articles of 2018. If you missed the countdown, take some time to read and enjoy the top articles of 2018. If you are interested in writing for SourceCon in 2019, contact your SourceCon editor ( An article a month will help you earn a free SourceCon conference pass.

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18. Searching for Confidential Information

17. The Moral Dilemma of Every Sourcer – How Far Are You Willing to Go?

16. The Power and Importance of Storytelling in Recruitment

15. The Psychology of Color in Recruitment

14. Perfect Hires Don’t Exist

13. Sourcing Different – The Intake Meeting

12. Got Too Much To Do? Use the 80/20 Rule

11. It’s Not About Years of Experience but About Skills

10. Sorry, 2018 Won’t Be the Year of A.I., But Growth Hacking Will Be

9. We’ve Created a Monster – Bad Recruiting

8. Sourcing Is the New Recruiting

7. Sourcing Candidates – Ask WHY not WHERE

6. How to Explain to Your Friends and Family That You’re a Sourcer

5. The Top Sourcing Tools to Download in 2018

4. The War is Over

3. It’s Expensive to Not Provide Candidates Feedback

2. Sourcing With Style – Creating Memorable Content

1. Trust, but Verify! Scammers Are Among Us

Shannon Pritchett is the editor of SourceCon. As a lifelong student in the recruitment industry, Shannon is passionate about improving it. Shannon has a diverse background in training, sourcing, international recruitment, full desk recruiting, coaching, and journalism. Shannon got her start in the recruitment industry at Vanderbilt University and later worked as a Senior Recruiter for Internal Data Resources and Community Health Systems, Social Media Recruitment Ambassador for T-Mobile USA, Director of Recruiting for Moxy, Trainer with AIRS, and last as a Manager of Global Sourcing and Training for ManpowerGroup Solutions RPO.