Category Archives: Recruiting Talent

The Long and Winding Road of Recruiting

The long and winding road of recruiting never surprises me.  Over the last 20 years I have watched it evolve from a paper pushing function into a sophisticated group of people finding fanatics.  Sourcing and talent networks/communitiesare at the heart … Continue reading

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Flight Cancellations Have a Silver Lining…Sometimes

I was headed back to Dallas from Phoenix after attending an amazing SilkRoad users conference #silkroaduc.  After a great presentation on #talentnetworks and meeting some incredible people such as @recruiter_gee @hrbartender, and many others.  But as luck would have it, … Continue reading

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Hello, My Name is Michael and I WAS Addicted to Job Boards…Until now

I cannot begin to tell you how upset I am about job board companies. I had a conversation with one of our job board vendors (ends in ER but can’t say who) today where the salesperson just didn’t listen and wanted … Continue reading

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Build a Talent Network Before Building Your Community

I just completed my a presentation that I am doing on Talent Networks for the SilkRoad Users Conference in Scottsdale, AZ next month. The first draft was focusing on building Talent Communities and how to engage your candidates. When I … Continue reading

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Looking Beyond The Skills

All this hype around Cleveland Cavalier guard Labron James – will he be a Net, Knick, Cavs, Bulls? Is he the next Michael Jordan? Magic Johnson? Larry Bird? No! Each one of the players mentioned had a major impact for … Continue reading

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