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Research - To find it, you must understand it!!!!!

Research - To find it, you must understand it!!!!!

 

Research Comes First – Research is the key to success for any great sourcer. Research to learn what you are looking for, what it might be called or known as, and where it might be found. Research is the beginning step for all great…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on May 9, 2022 at 4:14pm — No Comments

The big T word, the Transition from Military to Civilian!!!

For those transitioning out of the military into the civilian world, it may be very stressful and downright scary. How do you take all you learned and accomplished, done and transfer it to a civilian occupation. It is tough and very daunting, but it can be done. I am ex-military and I did…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on March 28, 2022 at 3:57pm — No Comments

Words and Phrases to Recruit by!!!

Words and Phrases to recruit by!!!

In no particular Order

  1. Take control!!- This means to come in and establish yourself with your client. You must establish credibility, in order for them to truly work with you and for you to have the type of presence needed to be viewed as the…
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Added by Dean Da Costa on February 21, 2022 at 8:12pm — No Comments

Proactive vs Reactive vs Just in time vs Pipelining!!

So one thing I have been hearing a lot of is Proactive vs reactive vs just in time vs pipelining. Or more specifically what do they mean. So here we go;

 

Proactive; when someone, usually a staffing professional, proactively goes out and searches for candidates. Of course you are still publishing the position every…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on February 7, 2022 at 2:23pm — No Comments

The dumbing down of staffing!

That’s right; I said it, “The dumbing down of Staffing”. As much as we all love technology, and tools, I mean one of my monikers is “the Tool Guy”, technology and tools are dumbing us down. What I mean by that is we have a breed of staffing professional, that all they know is checking their ATS, checking the Monsters, LI, Dices, CareerBuilder’s,…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on February 14, 2022 at 7:21pm — No Comments

Complacency is a recruiters worst enemy!!

Recruiters can suffer from the same negative effects of success that anyone else does. The main issue is complacency. Sometimes a recruiter or anyone who has great success can become complacent. Sit back on their laurels so to speak. Sometimes with recruiters, it can also happen because they think they know the business they support too well, or they…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 17, 2022 at 5:03pm — No Comments

Leaders VS Managers

Leaders VS Managers

 

Recently I was asked by a fellow professional what is the difference between a leader and a manager. I thought long and hard about it, and came to several realizations. Now keep in…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 11, 2022 at 5:14pm — No Comments

When Administrivia gets in the way!!

We all know there is a requirement for a certain amount of administrivia as a staffing professional. Whether it is; writing to contact a candidate, writing a job description, or writing up your interview notes, there will always be some administrivia.

 

However there comes a point when administrivia becomes counterproductive and even…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on December 13, 2021 at 3:10pm — No Comments

Being a Social Detective!!!

This is a repost of an earlier post I did. This report is by request from numerous people so here we go

 

For those of you that have been following me, you know whenever I post about lesser sites, I always say at some point use your social detective skills. Well while I Have spoken about it, showed it, and perhaps did a video about it, I…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on November 22, 2021 at 5:55pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known Site!! Lawyers of Distinction!!

The Lawyers of Distinction is an organization that recognizes lawyers who have shown explementary

Skills, and humanity while doing their jobs. In other words, the best of the best. It is also a great place to

source, however, few recruiters know about it or how to source from it. Well to do this without you need

go no further than…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on November 8, 2021 at 3:21pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known Site!! AWS Builders Library!!

The Amazon Builders' Library authors are long time Amazonians and are delighted to share the learnings

on each one of topics they've written about various topics. However few recruiters know about it or how

to source from it. Well to do this without you need go no further than into your bag of tricks and pull out

an old…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on November 2, 2021 at 6:22pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known Site!! Developers Facebook!!

Facebook is huge Social site that everyone knows about. However few know about its Developers

Blog section which boasts a huge number of blogs written by developers for developers. And even

Fewer know how to source from it.  Well to do this without you need go no further than into your

bag of tricks and pull out an old tried and…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on September 7, 2021 at 2:11pm — No Comments

Tips for Pre-Qualifying Remote Candidates

More people than ever are working remotely and they’re finding they like it. If you’re hiring for a remote working position, this is good news. You may have access to job candidates that are searching for a more permanent remote or at-home work position.

Screening candidates for remote positions, however, can be challenging — especially if the interview process will take place remotely as well.…

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Added by Matt Shealy on August 26, 2021 at 10:41am — No Comments

Talent Community - Let Talents Come to You

Recruiting efficient staff invariably comes as a relief to any hiring departments, but it does no harm to keep a back-up plan up your sleeve when crises strike and your company are short of skilled personnel. That’s when the Talent Community enters the picture to save your day to ensure the headcount.…
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Added by Ngan Pham on August 29, 2021 at 1:20am — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known Site!! CodeMentor!!

CodeMentor is the largest community for developer mentorship and an on-demand marketplace for

software developers. CodeMentor is not a well known site and as such few have tried to source in it. Well to do

this without you need go no further than into your bag of tricks and pull out an old tried and true tool,

called…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on August 30, 2021 at 12:53pm — No Comments

Campus Recruiting Technologies to Adopt to Win the Campus Recruitment Battle

A 2020 article by Business Insider introduces a troubling revelation: that the damage brought upon by the global pandemic can be as devastating toward gen Zs as the financial disaster from 2008 to 2009. To attract and retain an…

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Added by Ngan Pham on August 20, 2021 at 12:00pm — No Comments

The Great Resignation

"The Great Resignation" -- How did we get here? How to professionally quit your job. Should you quit your job? …

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Added by Mandy Fard - CPRW, CMRW on August 18, 2021 at 5:29pm — No Comments

How to fire employees using AI and destroy your company's reputation

A cautionary tale about how misguided management, combined with reckless use of new AI technologies, can ruin a company. However, we hope that this does not happen, and all the participants of the story will get a happy ending.

Disclaimer: The sources…

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Added by Denys Yakushenko on August 12, 2021 at 12:04pm — No Comments

Campus Recruiting Post COVID - How Should You Prepare?

It seems in person events will be back in the recruiting agenda of a lot of recruiters. Have a look at a recent Nace report on Spring Quick Poll on Internships and Fall 2021 Recruiting. Out of 296 responses, 44% of recruiters said they are likely to attend both virtual and in-person events this fall of 2021.

With the…

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Added by Ngan Pham on August 8, 2021 at 12:15pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known Site!! Black Duck Open Hub!!

Black Duck Open Hub, formerly Ohloh, is a website which provides a web services suite and online community platform that aims to index the open-source software development community. Black Duck Open Hub is not a well known site and as such few have tried to source in it. Well to do this without you need go no further than…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on August 2, 2021 at 1:16pm — No Comments

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