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Sourcecon Atlanta Fall 2018!!

Okay, folks here we go, the last post before Sourcecon. Sourcecon starts on the 24th and ends on the 26th. However in between will be 3 days of fun, comradery, and most importantly learning and sharing. The best of the best will be there to…


Added by Dean Da Costa on September 14, 2018 at 6:47pm — No Comments

Stop hiring for culture fit

Hire based on value fit

If you’ve had an opportunity to engage in a discussion about culture with me then you know what this month’s blog is about.  The word CULTURE as it relates to a company may be one of the most misunderstood words.  It’s a big squishy word…


Added by Kimberly Lucas on September 12, 2018 at 4:28pm — No Comments

How Doctors Can Get Their Resume into the Hands of Recruiters

Doctors are like all other hard-working and motivated professionals out there. They need to look for promising career opportunities. They need to secure dependable and rewarding positions, too. If you’re a doctor who wants in-depth assistance from skilled and connected…


Added by Rachelle Wilber on September 12, 2018 at 12:30pm — No Comments

What to Take to a Job Interview (And What to Leave at Home)

A successful job interview requires a lot of preparation. You need to prepare what to wear, what to say, and even what to bring with you.

To make the preparation a little easier, here are our top tips on what you should take to your next job interview, as well as a…


Added by Richard England on September 11, 2018 at 4:00am — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Launchpad!!

Launchpad is a web application and website that allows users to develop and maintain software, particularly open-source software.  Not a lot of recruiters try to source there. The reason is simple they do not know how. Well to do this without worry you need go no further than into your bag of…


Added by Dean Da Costa on September 10, 2018 at 3:35pm — No Comments

What Is A Neural Network And How Do I Engage Candidates That Are In This Realm?

Are you struggling to understand what machine learning is? One of the most popular forms of machine learning is centered around the neural network. A neural network is nothing more than an input layer a hidden layer and an output layer. You can also have a deep neural network which simply means that you have many hidden layers between the…


Added by Kevin M. Thomas on September 6, 2018 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Recruiters Are The New Programmers

Recruiters Are The New Programmers

Original Author: Ankit Somani, Co-Founder of AllyO

With technology advancements and the explosion of data, programmers are shifting from writing code for known outcomes to building contextual and self-learning capabilities that can solve for the methodology to get to an outcome. Similarly, we predict that using modern AI-based technology,…


Added by Bennett Sung on September 4, 2018 at 6:30am — No Comments

The Book!! And a Gift

As some of you know I wrote a book and had the great Derek Zeller edit it. It is a book that outlines my thoughts, the process and procedures that I used or created that allowed me to have the success that I have had to date. I talk about diversity, veterans hiring and sourcing. I talk about boolean,…


Added by Dean Da Costa on September 3, 2018 at 5:03pm — 1 Comment

What Do I Look For When Recruiting Restful Web Services?

I often see recruiters struggling to understand and source for candidates with an understanding of Restful Web Services so I thought I would break it down to the core components.

You have a client that has to interface with a web server (you going to google.com on your browser) to which your client connects via HTTP or HTTPS to a URL resource which sits on the web…


Added by Kevin M. Thomas on August 30, 2018 at 8:30am — No Comments

The (True) Cost of a Bad Hire

It’s almost inevitable that at one time or another a company’s on-boarding process, even within an abundance of good intention, resource and research, will allow a bad hire to sneak through the cracks.

What are the true costs associated with having to deal with this disappointing, new employee?

The financial cost of a bad hire can run a few hundred, to hundreds of thousands of dollars and with The U.S. Department of Labor pinning the price of a bad hire at around 30% of that…


Added by Tri-Search on August 28, 2018 at 1:58pm — No Comments

Top 4 Productivity Tools for Recruiters

If you’re a recruiter looking to boost your productivity, here are top 4 tools you have to know about!…


Added by Kristina Martic on August 27, 2018 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

The Most Revealing Interview Questions

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The interview is meant to give hiring managers the opportunity to get to know candidates. The challenge is to ask questions that give real insight into the type of person and employee the candidate is on a day-to-day basis. Most prospective hires anticipate standard interview questions and often rehearse to deliver the response they believe hiring managers want to hear. Breaking away from typical questions gives candidates the opportunity to be themselves and reveal their true… Continue

Added by Josh Mangum on August 23, 2018 at 3:56pm — 2 Comments

People do not know how many pull-ups they can do

I had been regularly working out for almost 22 years until a couple years ago I was humbled by how few pull-ups I could do.

I worked out often but never did pull-ups. I quickly realized I was a beginner in the world of pull-ups and ignorantly thought my thousands of hours inside of gyms and sports meant I was an expert at pull-ups. False.…


Added by Molly Barr on August 24, 2018 at 8:20am — 1 Comment

New "Laws" Enforcing Hate-Crimes Against Recruiters

         I've lived in California my entire life, and I suspect that my state would probably still belong to Mexico instead of the USA, if it hadn't been annexed after the discovery of gold in 1849. Apparently, the concept of "Capitalism" and "Business" is what America wanted in California, and that is why we are part of this Nation. I’m actually a seventh-generation Californian, whose great-great grandfather founded UCLA and (essentially, thereby) the entire UC…

Added by Nicholas Meyler on August 23, 2018 at 2:00am — No Comments

List of The Most Important Career Page Metrics

Here is the list of the most important career page metrics that will help you evaluate, optimize and improve your career page performance.

Career page metrics for dummies :)



Added by Kristina Martic on August 23, 2018 at 1:30pm — No Comments

6 Interview Questions to Ask: Understanding a Candidate's Value

You’ve posted the job, looked through resumes and are now ready to interview a group of candidates. This is one of the last chances you’ll get to understand a candidate before having to make a decision to hire them or not. In this blog, we’ll offer six questions that can be…


Added by Robert Hoeft on August 23, 2018 at 1:22pm — No Comments

Have You Thought About Looking For Freelance Developers Who Might Be Interested In A Full-Time Gig?

Struggling to find new developer candidates?  Like many of you, I think about all of the possible avenues where we might harvest great and new talent. 

Being a contract developer in the digital solutions world I only did freelance work as I wanted to have a career outside of just developing.  Don't get me wrong I LOVE to develop but my true passion is Talent Sourcing. …


Added by Kevin M. Thomas on August 23, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Collaboration vs. Competition: The Rise Of The Split Network

I was at the end of my rope. My client, who I'd done a ton of work with, needed that Python developer and I had nothing. Everyone I had in the old "Python Resumes" folder was either really happy in their current roles or simply not…


Added by joshua sklut on August 22, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Snipplr l!

Snipplr lets your store and share all of your commonly used pieces of code and HTML with other programmers and designers. Not a lot of recruiters try to source there. The reason is simple they do not know how. Well to do this without worry you need go no further than…


Added by Dean Da Costa on August 20, 2018 at 6:39pm — No Comments

Key Findings for a Chief Human Resources Officer to Know

Recruitment is a big game. Just like any game, where different individuals from different groups are fighting each other to grab a piece of place under the sun, recruitments make a company survive. Companies are improving every bit of their own spaces and people to attract candidates. No wonder, employee experience, candidate experience, ergonomics, and culture rank high for these companies and all these big terms ranked big time last year. They are going to remain on the top this year…


Added by Lucia Adams on August 20, 2018 at 2:54am — No Comments

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