Sourcing Articles

  • #RecruitingHack: 3 Clever Ways to Use Hashtags for Sourcing and Employer Branding

    March 26, 2019

    Instagram posts tagged with one or more hashtags have 12.6% more engagement than posts without any. On Twitter, tweets that include hashtags are 33% more likely to get retweeted. And on LinkedIn, impressions on posts with hashtags are 29.59% higher. Such is the power of the hashtag — and if you’re not using them strategically in your hiring process, you could be...

  • Top Recruiters Share Their Favorite Sourcing Hacks

    April 4, 2018

    As a recruiter, you can probably relate to this meme: Safe to say you have a lot going on. And, it can be hard to find time for everything—including sourcing. That's why talent pros like Stacy Zapar and Netflix’s Tennyson Jones rely on smart, tangible sourcing strategies to power them through their days so they can get a lot done, without breaking a sweat. Their...

  • Sourcing Doesn’t End with a Great Name—That’s Only the Start of a Good Sourcer’s Work

    December 7, 2017

    Sourcing and recruiting may seem like two separate activities, but they’re not. If you’re not good at sourcing, you can’t be good at recruiting, and vice versa. Why? Because if sourcers can’t convince the strongest people they’re identifying as prospects to seriously consider their open jobs, then their effort is wasted. In a “Small Batch, High Touch” process...

  • 7 Next-Level Sourcing Tips From the Master, Glen Cathey

    December 5, 2017

    Any basic LinkedIn search will get you a list of candidates, but how can you be sure your search is returning all of the best...

  • How to Build a Slate of Red Hot Prospects in a Few Hours

    October 24, 2017

    Red Hot Prospects: These are performance-qualified, top performers who are open to explore new opportunities and will call you back. I...

  • How to Make Better Hires Using a Proactive Referral Program

    August 29, 2017

    A few weeks ago, the head of an investment group asked for my help to find a CEO for one of his new ventures. While I didn’t have time...