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Forums, Blogs, News/User Groups and Groups(in general) !!

Forums, Blogs, News/User Groups and Groups(in general) !!So some of the most over looked places to search, post jobs, and make connections are Forums and News/User groups. Back before there was Twitter, LinkedIn, and the whole social media craze there were Forums and News/User groups. Of course now we have Blogs, and websites, that are a little more personal and are…See More
Jul 11
Trish Wyderka, CPC, CIR, ACIR commented on Dean Da Costa's blog post 'Research - To find it, you must understand it!!!!!'
"Exactly my thoughts! I have lots of "information" stashed away for easy access when I have reoccuring searches "
Jun 15
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The Black Hole, that is the Hiring Manager(HM)!!

The Black Hole, that is the Hiring Manager(HM)!!We have all been through it. Sending resume upon resume, screen upon screen, over to the HM, only to have them disappear, never to be heard from again. Seemingly lost in some black hole. The question is what to do about it. Well there are numerous ways to deal with this.Create a two way SLA, that states how long the HM has…See More
Jun 6
Dean Da Costa posted a blog post

How to write a great job description!!

How to write a great job descriptionIt’s All In The Name – Your first challenge is to get a top candidate to click on your job posting from a large, mind-numbing, and repetitive list of startling similar jobs. Research shows that job seekers click on jobs based on the name and reputation of the posting company and the job title. You can’t do much about your company…See More
May 23
A blog post by Dean Da Costa was featured

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 sourcers. Every great sourcer should have an organized library of resources. Whether this…See More
May 23
Dean Da Costa posted a blog post

It’s a small world after all, and the Pyramids!!

I know what you are thinking, what does a Disney song; have to do with the Pyramids? Well, the connection is really very simple.  Let’s start with the pyramids or the premise of a pyramid. There is an old adage, if you tell a secret to someone, they will tell someone else, who will tell 2 more who will each tell 2 more, and before you know it everyone knows about the…See More
May 16
Dean Da Costa posted a blog post

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 sourcers. Every great sourcer should have an organized library of resources. Whether this…See More
May 9
Dean Da Costa posted a blog post

Project Management (PM) staffing style!!

Project Management (PM) staffing style!!One way I have found to be very successful as a staffing professional is to Treat every opening like a project and use the basic PM steps to ensure you do the job right. Step one is to do needs analysis. This is the same thing as your first meeting with your client to determine what they need, write the JD etc.. Then you go on to…See More
May 2
Dean Da Costa posted a blog post

The amazing Gravitational field of the best!!!

There is an old saying; people tend to gravitate towards those of similar likes, dislikes, thoughts, and perceptions. This saying holds particular weight and fact when dealing with candidates, and their chosen vocation. For example if you find a Microsoft MVP, I guarantee you they are connected in some ways to other MVPs. People who are good at what they do, will always…See More
Apr 25
A discussion started by Dean Da Costa was featured

Partner Sat rating, the true measure of a good Hiring Manager (HM)!!!

Partner Sat rating, the true measure of a good Hiring Manager (HM)!!!So, we as staffing professionals are held accountable for candidate and client (HM) satisfaction. This is measured with a survey and subsequent percentage for success according to a set of questions that is answered with a rating scheme.However, so much of our ability to be good is dependent on our HMs.…See More
Apr 11
Dean Da Costa posted a blog post

Service Level Agreement (SLA), a 2 way Agreement!!

Most of us know what an SLA is and how it is used. Simply put an SLA is - is a where the level of service is formally defined. What that means is, that it states who does what, at what level, and by when. As it relates to staffing and particularly…See More
Apr 11
Dean Da Costa posted a discussion

Partner Sat rating, the true measure of a good Hiring Manager (HM)!!!

Partner Sat rating, the true measure of a good Hiring Manager (HM)!!!So, we as staffing professionals are held accountable for candidate and client (HM) satisfaction. This is measured with a survey and subsequent percentage for success according to a set of questions that is answered with a rating scheme.However, so much of our ability to be good is dependent on our HMs.…See More
Apr 4
A blog post by Dean Da Costa was featured

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 it. Below outlines some of the things you will need to get and do, and some…See More
Mar 30
Dean Da Costa posted a blog post

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 it. Below outlines some of the things you will need to get and do, and some…See More
Mar 28
Dean Da Costa is now friends with Trish Wyderka, CPC, CIR, ACIR and Dan Oliver
Mar 28
Dean Da Costa posted a blog post

The Black Hole, that is the Hiring Manager(HM)!!

The Black Hole, that is the Hiring Manager(HM)!!We have all been through it. Sending resume upon resume, screen upon screen, over to the HM, only to have them disappear, never to be heard from again. Seemingly lost in some black hole. The question is what to do about it. Well, there are numerous ways to deal with this.Create a two-way SLA, that states how long the HM has…See More
Mar 21

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The Black Hole, that is the Hiring Manager(HM)!!

The Black Hole, that is the Hiring Manager(HM)!!

We have all been through it. Sending resume upon resume, screen upon screen, over to the HM, only to have them disappear, never to be heard from again. Seemingly lost in some black hole. The question is what to do about…

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Posted on June 6, 2022 at 6:27pm

How to write a great job description!!

How to write a great job description

It’s All In The Name – Your first challenge is to get a top candidate to click on your job posting from a large, mind-numbing, and repetitive list of…

Continue

Posted on May 23, 2022 at 5:02pm

It’s a small world after all, and the Pyramids!!

I know what you are thinking, what does a Disney song; have to do with the Pyramids? Well, the connection is really very simple.

 

 Let’s start with the pyramids or the premise of a pyramid. There is an old adage, if you tell a secret to someone, they…

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Posted on May 16, 2022 at 1:47pm

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…

Continue

Posted on May 9, 2022 at 4:14pm — 1 Comment

Project Management (PM) staffing style!!

Project Management (PM) staffing style!!

One way I have found to be very successful as a staffing professional is to Treat every opening like a project and use the basic PM steps to ensure you do the job right. Step one is to do needs analysis. This is the same thing as your first meeting with your client to…

Continue

Posted on May 2, 2022 at 4:00pm

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At 5:37pm on January 20, 2011, Michelle Holt The Sourcing Diva said…

Hey Dean~

Your page looks so much better than mine!

Thanks for all your help

I appreciate you

 
 
 

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