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Overview of Talent Acquisition and Sourcing Conclave (#TASCON17) Bengaluru

Two consecutive years of success with #TASCON15 #TASCON16 and now Sourcing ADDA presents #TASCON17, this time in Bengaluru which was a success.

The Talent Acquisition & Sourcing Conclave (#TASCON17) was held this time at Bengaluru,…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on May 12, 2017 at 9:59am — No Comments

Top Tweets of the #TASCON17 - Talent Acquisition and Sourcing Conclave Bengaluru

Two Consecutive years of success with #TASCON15 & #TASCON16 now Sourcing Adda presents #TASCON17 Bengaluru which was a grand success. Like the previous two Talent Acquisition & Sourcing Conclaves we can say with confidence that all of us present have added to our learning and…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on May 12, 2017 at 5:30am — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat – Should Recruiters show eagerness to Candidates till the Offer Release Period to negotiate the CTC?

There has been a lot of talk on the importance of engaging Candidates from the immediate point of contact to the on-boarding stage and the challenges that Talent Acquisitionist’s face. We’ve covered a range of topics that address various challenges similar to the one mentioned.

Having, said that we @SourcingAdda are constantly striving to resolve new challenges that Talent Acquisitionists face. We hold discussions every Wednesday which…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on April 5, 2017 at 12:23am — No Comments

Talent Acquisition and Sourcing Conclave (#TASCON17)

The most awaited and exciting event of the year Talent Acquisition and Sourcing Conclave (#TASCON17) for Sourcing ADDA is back in action with preparations on and rolling. Having completed, two consecutive years of success with #TASCON15 & #TASCON16 now Sourcing ADDA proudly presents #TASCON17. Then again it seems like only yesterday we had conducted our first ever, one of its kind Talent Acquisition and Sourcing Conclave (#TASCON15)…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on March 24, 2017 at 5:56am — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat – How to Identify if a Candidate Joins or Simply uses the Offer?

Most Talent Acquisitionist’s have encountered cases where they’ve had Candidates not joining the Organisation even after having given the Offer Letter. There have been several instances where Recruiters have realised that Applicants have merely used the Offer for better job opportunities. But the challenge still remains on how to combat this scenario.

Luckily, thanks to our members we @SourcingAdda …

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Added by Sourcing Adda on March 8, 2017 at 12:05am — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat – Whose Responsibility is Offer Drop?

There has been a long standing debate about responsibility & accountability within the corporate environment and we’re quite familiar with the blame game. There are several reasons as to why people engage in the blame game one of the many reasons being either insufficient information due to lack of clarity in ones duties and responsibilities.

In light of the scenario playing out in various corporate atmosphere we …

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Added by Sourcing Adda on March 2, 2017 at 5:14am — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat – Ways to Scout PhD. Talent Holding Multiple Patents

There’s been a lot of talk about Sourcing which requires one to explore untapped avenues to scout the needle in the haystack Talent that aren’t being Sourced.  We’ve spoken about different trends in Sourcing Talent for instance Executive and Non – Executive Search Sourcing Techniques and methods on a general level. But have you focussed more on the…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on February 22, 2017 at 12:43am — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat – Pre - Engagement before On-Boarding Candidates

There’s been a lot of talk about Pre & Post Engagement of applicants, we’ve even heard a lot about pre & post joining goodies. But have you ever thought about other areas where we can implement the Engagement of applicants? If no, then you’ve come to the right place; we’ll be exploring the areas where we can utilise this technique to improve the joining ratio of candidates shortly.

In an attempt to improve the joining ratio of the candidates we…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on February 15, 2017 at 12:29am — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat - How Important is work location in terms of Hiring?

Talent Acquisitionists are always Sourcing for the needle in the haystack and there have been several occasions wherein the applicant has turned down the opportunity due to commuting concerns.  As a result closing the desired Talent has proved to be difficult.

Having said that, @SourcingAdda we’ve taken the initiative to try and understand the importance of work location in terms of hiring. Thanks to our Bangalore…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on February 8, 2017 at 1:24am — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat - Gamification in On-boarding

We’ve heard a lot about Gamification done to boost Talent Acquisitionist’s performance, how it can improve the KRAs and case studies where the results were positive and in keeping with the assumptions. While we’re impressed by the results and progress we’ve received due to Gamification.  Have you thought of other possibilities where Gamification could be implemented to boost performance?

If you haven’t thought about it yet then let’s start with examples…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on February 1, 2017 at 12:21am — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat – Recruiter Rewards & Recognition and its Impact on Recruiters

We’ve heard of Recruiter Rewards & Recognition and have either seen or experienced its impact first hand. Then again not all of us are fortunate enough to have such experiences but are still required to formulate Recruiter Rewards & Recognition plans and to follow through with the plan.

Having, said that @SourcingADDA we were able to shed some light on Recruiter Rewards & Recognition and its impact…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on January 18, 2017 at 1:30am — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat – Impact to the Naukri Monopoly due to Randstad buying Monster

There has been a gradual trend of buying businesses which makes it obvious to think of the impact such evolvements in the Recruitment Sphere will bring about.  In an attempt to understand what the impact will be we’ve taken a scenario and have had a discussion on it.

At Sourcing ADDA (@SourcingAdda) we conduct Wednesday…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on January 11, 2017 at 12:36am — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat – Leveraging Technology into HR

Technology has definitely simplified our tasks and this holds true for most Talent Acquisitionists and Recruiters alike. The development of software and the ATS is proof enough of the simplicity of the tasks. Although most organisations have moved on to such tools for better productivity we often forget how the Talent Acquisition profession used to be like.

With that being said we decided to open a time capsule to the same to familiarise ourselves with what was, what is and what will…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on January 4, 2017 at 12:35am — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat – Impact of Joining Goodies on Branding

There’s been so much talk about branding especially Employer and Employee Branding including Individual Branding. We’ve even spoken quite a lot about the measures to boost the offer to joining ratio and giving goodies to welcome new joinees on – board works. If you’ve been searching for ideas then you’re in the right place. Many organisations have implemented several measures to ensure that the hire’s joined and remain with the organisation. But how many of us have wondered about the fruits…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on December 28, 2016 at 1:01am — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat – How to identify if a Candidate will definitely join the Organisation?

Talent Sourcing is easy but getting the desired Talent and even more important ensuring that they join the organisation isn’t as easy as people make it out to be. Most Talent Acquisitionists can relate to the scenario and thus are constantly seeking out for new resources and techniques or strategies to boost the joining ratio.

Having, said that we’ve spoken a great deal about how to improve the…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on December 22, 2016 at 12:57am — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat - Hiring Timelines / TAT and its Implications on the Quality of Hires

Talent Acquisitionists are constantly required to Source Talent to fill vacancies and there are various tools and methods to achieve this. Several organisations are slowly incorporating these new methods and techniques to evaluate and shortlist candidates to capture the right fit.

In an attempt to understand what these tools are and the hiring trends followed @SourcingAdda we conducted our popular…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on December 14, 2016 at 12:30am — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat - Bell Curve Performance Management System a boon or bane?

Talent Acquisitionists look forward to the performance of a new joinee and have a certain level of performance expectation from the individual on-board. That said it’s obvious why they are constantly looking for a way to measure the Employees performance from an individual and an organisational level.  

In view of that, our Pune group member Karnika suggested to have a discussion on, “Bell Curve Performance Management System a boon or bane?” with an attempt to find out how we can…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on December 7, 2016 at 1:00am — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat – Is Counselling Candidates on improving their Job Hunt Strategy a Recruiters Role?

The Talent Acquisition profession is evolving rapidly due to the Digital Marketing Age.  We are slowly moving from performing full cycle Recruitment processes alone to Employee & Employer Branding as well. Given this scenario it’s obvious to question what aspects are involved in a Recruitment Professionals Role.

That being said our popular Wednesday discussions…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on November 30, 2016 at 12:24am — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat - Employee Promotion Processes followed by Organisations

Appraisals are common knowledge to Talent Acquisitionists and the similar fields in the Recruitment Sphere. We’ve all had our appraisals for the present year. Ever wondered what happens during the appraisals and when the performers are rewarded for their hard work via promotions and what processes are followed by organisations?

This seems a lot to take in at the beginning, well don’t get overwhelmed just yet, as our popular…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on November 23, 2016 at 12:05am — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat - Creating Candidate Personas

Creating Personas is a game that we’ve all played during our childhood and enjoyed it and we’re quite good at it. If we’re being completely honest when we’re creating JDs it requires creativity and skill that needs to be acquired if you don’t have it already.  Don’t you agree?

While we’re creating JDs we need to ensure that we catch the desired applicants with the right calibre. Hence our popular…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on November 16, 2016 at 12:56am — No Comments

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