Posts Tagged Sourcing


On July 17, @shrmnextchat chatted with Christine V. Walters, J.D., MAS, SHRM-SCP, SPHR @christinevbw about Can We Do That?! Recruitment, Selection and Hiring Tips and Traps.

If you missed this excellent #Nextchat about tips to avoid legal traps and pitfalls in selection procedures, you can read all the tweets here or below:



July 17, 2019



No one knows better than you—the employer—your jobs and the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to do them.

There are several hurdles, however, that can hinder the process of finding the right talent to fill those jobs.

July 15, 2019


Want to start a passionate conversation with a recruiter?  Ask them, “How much of your time is spent screening applicants?”.  From running global recruiting teams to speaking to hundreds of recruiting professionals over the past decade, they’ve shared that as much as an astounding 25% of their time went to reviewing applicants to job postings.      

April 12, 2018



Recruiting technologies that have emerged over the past few years have been a boon for HR when it comes to unloading many of the burdensome administrative tasks that accompany the hiring process. However, with all this new technology, companies can run the risk of alienating the candidate with a cold and impersonal experience. Balance is needed.

January 9, 2018


On June 29, @shrmnextchat chated with Jessica Merrell (@JMillerMerrell) about The Natural Selection of Talent Management.

In case you missed this excellent and informative chat on the lates trends in recruiting and talent managment, you can read all the tweets here:


June 29, 2016



It’s that time of year. The Class of 2016 has arrived on the job-search scene and with them come radically different beliefs and opinions about hiring, employment and the workplace. Today’s graduates will not tolerate organizational bureaucracy and inefficiency. They’re impatient and often demanding—and with hiring on the rise, the ball is in their court.

May 31, 2016

The recruitment landscape has evolved rapidly in recent years. The process of attracting and hiring the talent that business needs has become ever more complex and multi-layered. Digital tools have enabled quicker and simpler applications – no longer dependant on time or location – and greatly increased the number of connections every job seeker has, putting them closer to recruiters and target companies. This raises applicant expectations for the recruitment process with new tools and technology speeding up the matching and selection.

February 25, 2016

On October 21, @shrmnextchat chatted with @SuperRecruiter Michael Goldberg about Sourcing and Recruting for Diversity.

In case you missed it, here are all the informative tweets from the chat:


October 22, 2015


Sourcing and recruiting diverse candidates can be challenging. But the smartest and fastest-growing organizations understand that having the best talent from every background is key to sparking innovation and seeing results. 

A proactive diversity recruiting strategy needs to have clear goals, the systems to make the goals successful and metrics to measure that success.

October 19, 2015

The 10 Toughest Jobs to Fill in 2016

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September 22, 2015


This is the third in a series on the Secret Sauce of leading a successful search.  The first two chapters included the important steps of crafting the job posting and then the important research and networking.  This musing is dedicated to the important vetting process in determining the finalists for a search.

April 2, 2015


This is the second of this series - The Secret Sauce in Leading a Successful Search.  

March 9, 2015


How far in advance do you plan for talent needs? What activities make up your planning efforts? How satisfied are you with the technology you’re currently using to manage planning efforts? Earlier this year, I asked hundreds of leaders in talent acquisition these same questions – along with the most important question on the topic: How effective would you rate your organization’s planning efforts for talent acquisition?

Effectiveness in Talent Acquisition Planning

February 24, 2015