Why New Sourcers Should Participate in a Hackathon

My first Hackathon. On February 22, 2018, I competed in my first Sourcing Hackathon, alongside fellow OP Sourcer Alyssa Lloyd. Since I’ve only worked as a sourcer since September, I wasn’t sure what to expect. I had a lot of fun, so I want to share my experience, and also encourage other sourcers new to… Read more »

OP Sourcing Team 2017 Year in Review

Building Community as a Sourcer Means Teaching Others and Getting Involved. Sourcing is a critical part of the recruitment process and as a result we are seeing more and more agencies and HR departments build teams solely dedicated to sourcing candidates and providing technical recruitment support, training and research. At OP, we expanded our dedicated… Read more »

Happy #GivingTuesday, Meet Gardeneers!

Happy #GivingTuesday, Meet Gardeneers! In celebration of #GivingTuesday, and in the spirit of ‘paying it forward’ all year long, here is a little story about one of the many ways in which Objective Paradigm (OP) gives back to the community and how you too can get involved with the mission at Gardeneers. Our team was… Read more »

SourceCon Austin 2017: Never A Dull Moment

Knowledge, community and non-stop action! Attending the 10th anniversary of SourceCon this September in Austin, Texas, was a dream come true. SourceCon has been, and is, a common conversation topic around the Objective Paradigm office. My colleagues Ben, Robyn, and Sarah had attended the last two in Anaheim, CA (you can read about their experiences… Read more »

Chicago Summer 2017: Have a life outside of work.

Summertime! There is nothing more exciting than summertime in Chicago. The weather is warm, the Cubbies are winning (fingers-crossed), the hot dogs are grillin,’ and there are plenty of things to do. The teams at Objective Paradigm and Talution Group love getting out and experiencing Chicago AND it’s proven if you want to be happy at… Read more »

SourceCon: We Controlled The Robots

We Controlled The Robots So many highlights from SourceCon! It’s been a couple of weeks since our trip to Anaheim, CA, and while I am back to the sourcing grind, I also keep reliving the excitement of an inspiring trip with my teammates meeting and learning from sourcers across the globe! We’re a community of… Read more »

Types of Searches for Sourcing Pros

Can your search rely on just one recruitment tool or technique? We think not. It’s about the combination of efforts across your team, your tools, the AI factor, and how you continue to evaluate and share what’s working and what’s not. This Spring, a few team members and I attended SourceCon: We Control The Robots… Read more »

SourceCon: First Time Caller, Long Time Listener

SourceCon: First Time Caller, Long Time Listener SourceCon: We Control The Robots took place March 13 – 15, 2017 in Anaheim, CA – prior to the conference, Sarah Goldberg, Senior Sourcing and Research Specialist, and I put together a post highlighting our excitement. Keeping that conversation going, here’s a quick recap of my first SourceCon… Read more »

SourceCon: Grandmaster Challenge

SourceCon Spring 2017 – Team, Community and Congratulations! Coming back from a conference is always inspiring – multiply that by 10 for SourceCon Spring 2017: We Control the Robots in Anaheim, CA. The conference delivered with inspiring keynotes, in-depth breakout sessions, and great networking. However, the major highlight was supporting and celebrating Objective Paradigm’s Sarah… Read more »