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 »

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 »

Using Snapchat for Business: The Pitfalls and The Highlights

Social media is not easy, but it’s important. It’s nearly impossible to win more clients or candidates without a strong online presence. If I Google a company and all that comes up is a website that looks like it hasn’t been touched since 2007, I might hesitate before using that product (unless it’s a retro… Read more »

We’re Excited For SourceCon Spring 2017

  It’s happening! SourceCon: We Control The Robots starts March 13, 2017 in Anaheim, CA and of course, we are sending our very own Ben Solomon, Director of Research, Sarah Goldberg, Senior Sourcing and Research Specialist, and Robyn Carney, Research and Sourcing Specialist to bring back a wealth of knowledge and inspiration!   We can’t contain our… Read more »

Training Tools: Grovo

Onboarding Your Team to Recruiting Technologies Finding the balance of what technologies are right for your team and implementing processes for their use can be a challenge. At Objective Paradigm we ensure that everyone – especially any new hire – knows the baseline standards and best practices of the tools we use and why. In… Read more »

Make Referrals Part of Your Follow Up

Building Relationships One ‘trend’ that hasn’t faded in my eight years of recruiting experience is that the best candidates are the ones that nobody knows about. How do you find them? Referrals. These candidates don’t have their resumes on a job board, they aren’t on a mailing list, and their LinkedIn profile might not be… Read more »

Tools Tools Tools!

Everyone wants to have the best tools for their teams.  From recruitment marketing to applicant tracking systems, and from social search to employee engagement, there’s a tool for everything in the Human Resources tech landscape. In fact, last fall, over 800 different companies exhibited unique products at the annual HR Tech Conference in Chicago and… Read more »