Tag Archive | Sourcing

Those Google Operators As Explained By Google

I make no secret of not being a demon sourcer, but I have been asked a few times recently what a Google operator is. It seems plenty of recruiters are hearing the terms banded about, and are reluctant to ask for fear of looking a bit foolish. In case you fit in that category, I […]

Finding the needles in the haystacks. A Google sourcers story.

One of the highlights of an excellent #truDublin was listening to Google sourcer Wojciech Smailinski talking about the type of candidates that he needs to source for the recruiters responsible for the engineering team in EMEA. It gave a fascinating insight in to how you can find what would be for many of us the […]

New LinkedIn Sourcing App: Pealk

My friend and top UK Sourcer Martin Lee, who runs the cool free tools group on LinkedIn sent me over a link to a new app recently to have a look at, and when I took a peek, I was impressed with what I saw. Whenever I look at a new tool or app, and […]

#ATCSource: Social Adoption – Some thoughts and advice

Drawing to the close of day one at #ATCSource in Melbourne. It’s been a great day with lots of conversation going on. I still think the coffee breaks are the best learning bit (I’m a unconference guy), but the sessions from Jim Stroud and Michael Specht, and Glen Cathey and Martin Warren have opened the eyes […]

What makes @GlenCathey different? #ATCSource

I’m in Melbourne and sitting in on Glen Cathey’s session. Unusually, I came in at the start. I’ve always been a big Boolean Blackbelt fan. It’s like a bible for recruiters interested in internet sourcing. Glen’s talking about his background and what he does. He is talking in a unasuming way, but there are lots of wow […]

Inside The Sourcers Brain

If you could pop the hood of the cranium of some of the best sourcers, and look inside to see just how their brain is wired, I think there might be a few surprises.   Technical aptitude, fluency in geek speak, programming etc are going to be there in abundance but it is all only part of […]

The difference between Sourcers and Resourcers

Andy Headworth featured Julia Stone’s prezi from Sourcecon on his blog Sirona Says today. In the UK, we often get confused by the term Sourcer and Resourcer. When I first started going to the states, it was something that confused me. Whilst it’s changing, most European recruiters still employ resourcers rather than sourcers. Having spent […]