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SOSU12 – Perth: A Monadelphous Sourcing Team

Posted on November 22nd, by Sourcing Ninja in Events, Featured, Sourcing Summit 2012. No Comments

 

Mahsuri Bianchi talks about how best to build a sourcing capability from an internal perspective at Monadelphous, an Engineering firm. She covered what it takes to be a successful sourcer in the world of engineering, resources, energy and infrastructure.

When she was brought on-board to build a sourcing team she found that there was more administration activity than “pure recruiting”, a frustration many internal recruiters share. She hired end-to-end recruiters however she found that some were initially disenchanted. Specifically she found that they simply had no time to:

Fill out job briefs
Properly respond to candidates, if at all
Phone screen candidates

She reminds us that candidate is king especially for hard-to-fill roles. To address this, she implemented a sourcing team that functioned as an internal search service with minimal administration that were empowered to affect change and to be able to use … Read More »



How to Use MindMaps for an Effective Search

Posted on August 2nd, by Sourcing Ninja in Featured, Knowledge Base. 12 comments

Dear SourcingNinja,

I read your article on a Sourcer’s Toolbelt and I noticed you mentioned using MindMaps to help with your sourcing. I recall using mindmapping back in the day for brainstorming and group work but how do you use it when sourcing?

Cheers,

Mapped Out