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 »

5 Unexpected Emotions Sourcers Experience in a Day

5 Unexpected Emotions Sourcers Experience in a Day As a sourcer, there are many different tasks you carry out on a day-to-day basis.  Sometimes you are searching for resumes or digging through and reviewing LinkedIn profiles, sometimes you are looking for specific contact information or you are deep in research, and so on. With so… Read more »

What is Sourcing?

What is Sourcing, Anyway? I’m often asked what exactly a Sourcer is – at networking events and conferences, and whenever small talk turns to what we all do. I’ve gotten all sorts of reactions about it, too, running the gamut from “are you actually a cyber stalker?” to my favorite, “wait, did you just say… Read more »

Snapchat – It’s Not About Selling, It’s About Showing

Snapchat – It’s Not About Selling, It’s About Showing In a market loaded with tech recruiting firms and organizations competing to attract the best tech talent, how do you connect with those you may not be able to find on traditional social networks? How do you build trust and show the authenticity of your team?… Read more »

Four Ways to Source Consultants on LinkedIn

Whether you are a sourcer or a recruiter, you have likely spent some time on LinkedIn sourcing candidates. Here are some tips on how to take advantage of all of LinkedIn’s features to target the contractors and consultants you are looking for. 1. Contractor Search String LinkedIn allows you to use Boolean search strings to retrieve targeted results. But don’t forget… Read more »