Month: December 2017

December 26, 2017 Jonathan Kidder 3 comments

I recently posted on our Facebook group: Talent Sourcers Group about finding the best engineers on Github based on open sourced projects and I got some interesting replies! Most notably from Aaron Lintz – He mentioned several free alternatives to my paid website idea. I was surprised that there we’re free alternatives and today I wanted to summarize each website example. So,…

December 17, 2017 Jonathan Kidder No comments exist

    You may have heard of the popular online forum Reddit.com as a go to place to get answers to your questions or find the latest news stories. One area you may not have associated with the fourth largest website online today is it’s potential for recruiting.   Millennials and technology gurus use this…

December 15, 2017 Jonathan Kidder No comments exist

Photo credit: Penny Kennedy I had the opportunity to interview Greg Hawkes – Strategic Talent Sourcer at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. It was an honor to speak with Greg about the future of sourcing and talent acquisition. I hope you enjoy reading this interview!   How did you get into Talent Sourcing? I was a full-cycle recruiter…

December 10, 2017 Jonathan Kidder No comments exist

    Third party staffing agencies need to stay competitive in this tough market. I was fortunate enough to discover some useful search tactics during my time at an agency. Here are simple ways to uncover a recruiters client from just a job post.   The first step will be to search for a job…

December 7, 2017 Jonathan Kidder No comments exist

  Independent recruiters can’t rely on new clients appearing magically. The most successful recruiters are always actively sourcing for new clients they can work with. This isn’t a one and done activity but one that needs to be done constantly and consistently. Don’t wait until you don’t have any openings to fill to start looking…

December 5, 2017 Jonathan Kidder No comments exist

2017 was definitely an interesting year. One thing that has really continued to grow is just how much people viewing videos on YouTube. On average, over 1 billion videos are viewed on Youtube on a daily basis. This has really impacted how recruitment marketers showcase a company’s work life culture. From Workology: Job postings with…

December 3, 2017 Jonathan Kidder No comments exist

  Search engine optimization or SEO is essential to helping candidates find your job posting. To attract more applicants to your job posting you need to make sure the posting is completely SEO optimized. Don’t worry, you don’t need to be a tech savvy individual to reap the benefits of SEO. To help you become…