Focus with an Organized & Clutter-Free Work Zone

If you are losing focus and getting distracted, it’s probably time to get organized. Days in the office FLY by and organizing, de-cluttering, and implementing new productivity tactics start to seem impossible and less important than the work itself. Many of us are spending our work week in the same spot, so why aren’t we… Read more »

Empathy and Genuinity in Recruiting

Looking back at SourceCon Vegas and the sessions I attended, I can’t help but recognize how each one continues to influence my workday. With tips on candidate engagement, technical sourcing tactics, and discussions on platforms and tools to find the best candidates, SourceCon provided days worth of knowledge-bombs that resonated with me and enhanced my… Read more »

Alternative Ways to Build Diverse and Inclusive Work Environments

As a Talent Acquisition Consultant, it’s my job to help companies identify and attract candidates to their organization. Each client that I’ve supported is different and many of their hiring needs are varied, but one underlying focus among them is hiring and retaining people of diverse backgrounds. Pipeline Diversity How do we get diverse candidates… Read more »

Databases need a clean up too!

The ice is melting – it’s time to clean up your databases! Long before my days of recruiting began “your database as your business” and having a massive database were the best ways to go. Inevitably, time changes all things and now with access to platforms like Human Predictions, LinkedIn, and Prophet; the database has… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »