Balancing Flexibility & Consistency: Structuring 1-on-1 Meetings

  When it comes to structuring 1-on-1 meetings, it’s important to strike a balance between flexibility and consistency. While each meeting should be tailored to the individual and their specific needs, having a general structure can help ensure that important topics are covered and time is used efficiently. Here’s an ideal structure for 1-on-1 meetings:… Read more »

HR’s Guide to Fostering Productivity with Effective 1-on-1 Meetings

In today’s fast-paced and dynamic work environment, building strong relationships between managers and their team members is crucial for fostering productivity, engagement, and overall team success. One powerful tool that HR managers can encourage is the implementation of regular 1-on-1 meetings. These meetings provide a dedicated space for open communication, feedback, and goal alignment. In… Read more »

How to Source Candidates by Salesforce Cloud Expertise

  Sourcing candidates for Salesforce roles requires a careful consideration of each candidate’s cloud expertise. While common roles such as Salesforce administrators and developers may be easy to find, clients often request candidates who have experience working with specific Salesforce clouds and programs. However, it’s not as simple as including the cloud names in a… Read more »

My Key Takeaway from the 2022 Hackathon

I recently participated in the SourceCon Hackathon, where I competed against over 100 sourcers and recruiters from around the world. A Sourcing Hackathon is like an online scavenger hunt, where participants hunt for hard-to-find pieces of information. The October SourceCon was hosted at the Seattle Art Museum, and many of the questions were art-themed, which… Read more »

Crafting the Perfect Resume: Tips from Our Sr. Salesforce Recruiter

Did you know that the average recruiter spends just six seconds reviewing a resume? Make every second count with these expert tips from our most Sr. Salesforce Recruiter, Kevin Kluge.   Key Elements of a Successful Resume First impressions matter, and when it comes to your resume, the first thing I look for is clarity,… Read more »

DEI Sourcing Tips: Neurodivergent Employees

Neurodivergent Employees In today’s working world, it is imperative to have a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment for all employees. While we have discussed sourcing for underrepresented groups, including BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) and LGBTQ individuals in the past, this article will cover an additional group: neurodivergent employees. Since about 20% of… Read more »

What is a Sourcing Hackathon?

What is a hackathon? Let’s start off with the basics; there are multiple different kinds of hackathons. Originally, hackathons were events for programmers to create apps or programs in a limited amount of time in order to solve a specific problem. However, hackathons today are no longer specific to software engineers, programmers, or developers. In… Read more »

Winning #35 on Crain’s Best Places to Work

Objective Paradigm came in at #35 on Crain’s Best Places to Work in Chicago! This is Objective Paradigm’s 4th win for Crain’s and we are excited to be climbing our way to #1.   At OP, we pride ourselves on not only being the best recruiting firm out there but also being one of the… Read more »

How Dedicated Sourcers Can Drive Company Culture

  While many different factors impact an organization’s success, the strength of its culture is always an important consideration. Culture acts as the road on which an organization drives to achieve success. Whether that road is smooth and well-maintained or bumpy and full of potholes has a tremendous effect on the speed and efficiency of… Read more »

How You Can Better Support Your Neurodivergent Employees

  Supporting Your Neurodiverse Employees  Did you know that April is Autism Acceptance Month? With an average of 3-4 people out of 10 being neurodiverse and Autism only being 1 of 6 standardly recognized neurodiverse conditions, employers must ensure these employees are seen, heard, and supported.    If you’re an employer, you likely have a… Read more »