candidate sourcing

By Stephanie Beck-Tauscher Long gone are the days of posting a job on Monster and receiving a stack of qualified candidates from one talent source delivered to your email inbox. In the past, Monster dominated the online job market. Now you have to use a variety of resources to reach a pool of qualified applicants.…

By Laura Doehle The war for talent is on, as most industries require very specific skills from their employees. Targeting and attracting that talent is critical to remain competitive in the marketplace. There are many ways to ensure your recruiting efforts are successful. Resourceful HR’s top five tips: Create a contingency plan. There will always…

Active listening is key to getting to know a job candidate. I always recommend that when you are interviewing an individual, whether in person or over the phone, to have an open mind and to ask the right questions. Keeping an open mind means you can often find the right fit even when you may…

Steps you can take to ensure your network is there when you need it. Build a Talent Pipeline: Garnering talent before you need it can catapult you ahead of your competition. Our 2013 Recruiting Trends Survey results highlighted what most of us already know – the need to fill positions quickly is a challenge when…

Your organization has a culture. Whether you can articulate that culture, or it’s the culture you want your organization to have, or everyone in the organization believes the culture is the same as what you think it is, you still have a culture at your organization. As you build your organization, recruiting, hiring, and retaining…

Immune Design, a clinical stage biotechnology company, is focused on growing and innovating, two of our favorite ingredients when working with a client. They wanted an experienced, professional HR and recruiting partner that could help create a robust, scalable HR infrastructure, recruit talent in the Bay Area and offer savings over hiring in-house HR and…

Recently I attended a presentation on commercialization in the life sciences industry. It provided a great road map for smaller organizations to follow and plan for as they approach this phase of development. Interestingly, there was no discussion about human capital or the skills employees need to possess to move the organization through each phase…

Are you collecting the data you need to make good and informed hiring decisions? Often organizations think HR is people driven rather than data driven – for instance, you may have a gut decision about whether a potential candidate will fit with your culture or possesses the personality your customers will want to work with.…

As a Recruiting Consultant for Resourceful HR, sourcing continues to be the #1 priority in driving recruiting efforts for clients.  Without sourcing, there would be no candidates, and consequently, there would be no hires.  When I took a leap of “career faith” 10 years ago and left the world of non-profit management, sourcing was a…

Securing top talent is getting harder, especially when it comes to filling specialized or technical positions. To help our clients find and secure the best candidates in this changing job market we’ve compiled a list of recruitment strategy tips: Use several sourcing strategies to gain visibility. In addition to advertising online, ask your staff to…