Many people equate sourcing candidates with simply creating and running Boolean search strings. In my opinion and experience, Boolean search neither adequately describes nor gives proper credit to what sourcers and recruiters are really doing when they leverage the Internet, resume databases, ATS/CRM applications and social networking sites such as LinkedIn to find candidates, and to what some very talented … Read More
The Future of Recruiting: The More Things Change…
Now that we are on our way into exploring the new year, I’ve seen some articles on what’s coming next for the recruiting industry this year, and even as far out as 10 years from now. When I read one such article written by Kevin Wheeler, I was struck by his comment that although sourcing remains a topic he is interested in, … Read More
Human Capital Data Analysts – Sourcing Samurai
What’s The Sexiest Job in Recruiting? I recently read this excellent post on the Google blog written by Jonathan Rosenberg, SVP, Product Management at Google, and I was especially excited to read this: “Hal Varian likes to say that the sexy job in the next ten years will be statisticians. After all, who would have guessed that computer engineers would be the cool … Read More
Do You Have Talent Intelligence?
Does your recruiting or staffing organziation have Talent Intelligence? I believe that all staffing organizations should view and value their internal resume/candidate database/ATS as a proprietary business intelligence tool. Business intelligence refers to applications and technologies that are used to gather, provide access to, and analyze data and information and help companies develop consistent and “data-based” business decisions — producing better results … Read More