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5 Ways Sourcers Can Successfully Engage Candidates Through Direct Email
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In my first post as a writer for Sourcecon, I would like to address a very important subject that is often overlooked by those who are new in our industry: marketing. It’s hard for some sourcers to realize the importance marketing. The parallels between a marketer and sourcer are uncanny. As a sourcer, you are […]

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The Most Average Place on Earth
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I was on Spring Break last week and I took my wife and two youngest sons to California. First, let me say, SoCal was pretty great! 70’s and Sunny, like 8 days in a row. I don’t think I’ve seen 70s and sunny for eight straight days in Michigan, ever! We stayed in Hermosa Beach. […]

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RANT: Can we please retire “Tell me about yourself…”?
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I hopped on a panel yesterday with the fine folks over at Recruiting Blogs and Lever where we covered the ‘ins and outs’ of improving interviewing internally through training, resource development and measuring the candidate experience. One of the topics the team covered was good vs. bad interview questions, where I had a bone to […]

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How To Make Your Resume And LinkedIn Profile Complement One Another
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As a professional resume writer who has worked with hundreds of clients to help them secure interviews in less than 60 days, I can attest to the fact that your chances of getting a job interview will vastly improve by making sure your resume and …

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FirmPlay Wants to be your Employer Branding Tool of Choice
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No one teaches HR people how to harness and craft their company’s employer brand. Until now few tools have existed to help them spread their employer brand effectively. Enter FirmPlay, a new startup out of Boston.

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Ignoring LinkedIn Is Hurting Your Career
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At Social Media High, Facebook is the all-star quarterback, Twitter is the school paper's editor in chief and Snapchat is the mysterious, Harley-riding transfer student. That makes LinkedIn the nerd who skips prom for the mathlympics. Yet, like in …

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Satisfied employees help to beat the S&P: CEO
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Glassdoor is the rapidly growing privately held online job and recruiting marketplace. Its goal is to help people find jobs they love, while creating transparency surrounding topics like salaries. On National Equal Pay day Tuesday, Jim Cramer spoke …

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Don’t blame women for the gender pay gap!
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There is only one thing a woman should have to do to get paid as much as a man: HER JOB.

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How Long Will Your Current Job Last? Clues Emerge In LinkedIn Data
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By collecting 400 million career profiles, LinkedIn hasn't only created a lucrative business for itself. The Mountain View, Calif., company has also amassed a remarkable trove of data about overall career pathways, which it terms “the economic graph.

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T3 – Elevated Careers
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This week on T3 I take a look at new careers site being developed by dating site eHarmony, called Elevated Careers. I actually reviewed them back in October of 2015 at the HR Technology Conference, but they were in beta. They had their big launch recently, so I wanted to remind folks to check them […]

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The Problem Is Probably You – Not Your Employee…
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If there’s one thing I’ve learned in a career of being a manager/coach (both in corporate America and in sports), it’s that when I’m not satisfied with the results I’m getting, I almost always should have changed what I was doing earlier. Flat results + doing the same thing = more flat results. Why do […]

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Hot Job Spotlight: Truck Drivers
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We asked Jim Purcell, the founder of TruckerCountry.com a few questions about the red hot truck driving market. In case you didn’t know truck drivers are in huge demand right now. Jim tells why its a hot job market, how much you can make and discusses the different types of truck driving jobs.

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Top People Aggregators for Sourcing
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Looking to boost your internal sourcing efforts? There are several web based tools, most of which will cost you from zero to thousands per year to license. Some like Entelo and Talentbin, also integrate with popular ATS platforms. Here’s our list in no particular order; Connect6 http://www.connect6.com/ – Connect6° Discover is a FREE Chrome extension that can be downloaded […]

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4 Ways Sourcing Can Help the Recruiter/Sourcer Partnership
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I recently worked as both a full cycle recruiter and a sourcing analyst, and I want to share some of what I discovered about why recruiters should start their own sourcing effort before tapping the expert sourcer.

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