“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness… – Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities” Of course, the author’s intrepretation of Dickens’ work was referring to sourcing and recruiting circa 2012. What Dickens was really saying is that with the emergence of LinkedIn and related networking tools, sourcing should not be split apart from the full-cycle recruiting process. The work involved in both now overlaps to such a degree that you can’t logically separate the two without compromising performance. Reading between the lines of his epic novel, here’s why Dickens believes this way. (…read more)
Do your hiring practices combine both worlds? When selecting a 3rd party recruiter, having a meaningful dialogue as to their approach for selecting talent that goes beyond their ”canned” marketing plug will expotentially improve the “quality of hire” and protect your company’s most valuable assets.