Opinion Archives

Tales From a SourceCon Newbie

I know. You’re not allowed to have a favorite child. As an employee of ERE, I suppose I can’t have a favorite conference either. My first SourceCon was September 2015, exactly 7 days after I started with ERE. It’s officially…

Boolean is Not Dead by @MarkNexus

I always see blog posts about how Boolean is dead for sourcing and that we can really source for candidates with a single job title. These aren’t new things actually. I’ve been seeing these types of posts many times over…

How and Why to Forget All Your Recruiting Problems

Believe it or not, there are recruiters who are able to remember anything and everything without the help of their laptop, smartphone, or ATS. Facts regarding dates of employment, professional certifications, places candidates are willing to relocate, when bonuses are…

My Take On ‘The Fallacy of Sourcing’

Last week Jim D’Amico wrote a post published on our sister site, ERE.net, entitled “The Fallacy of Sourcing.” I tried not to respond because the post wasn’t necessarily wrong. It was just written from a totally different perspective. The more I thought…