August2011


Sourcing Summit – Workshop 4: Engaging Candidates After Sourcing

Posted on August 11th, by Sourcing Ninja in Events, Sourcing Summit 2011. 1 Comment

 

This was my highlight for the day. With the schedule at hand, I eagerly awaited for Riges’ workshop. The reason for my excitement was that I felt that this topic covered an area that isn’t often talked about (phone work) and I thought it would also offer me some practical knowledge for when I got back into the field. To say the least, I wasn’t disappointed.


Sourcing Summit – Workshop 1: Tapping into Niche Communities

Posted on August 10th, by Sourcing Ninja in Events, Sourcing Summit 2011. No Comments
Sourcing Summit – Workshop 1: Tapping into Niche Communities

 

I’m sure you’re all keen to get straight into the content of this workshop. So here we go.



Printable Australasian Sourcing Summit Schedule

Posted on August 9th, by Sourcing Ninja in Events, Sourcing Summit 2011. 3 comments
Printable Australasian Sourcing Summit Schedule

 

It’s going to be an exciting next fortnight for Sourcing in Australia kicking off with this weeks Australasian Sourcing Summit in Sydney brought to you by Destination Talent and next week’s ATC’s Sourcing Event “Finders Keepers” in Melbourne…



A Comparison of Boolean Operators between Search Engines

Posted on August 5th, by Sourcing Ninja in Uncategorized. 2 comments
A Comparison of Boolean Operators between Search Engines

Irina Shamaeva has posted this easy to use (and frankly self explanatory) chart comparing  the different Boolean operators between the popular search engines. I’ve read reports that the Synonym (~) operator has been rendered obsolete as Google now enforces a synonym search for all their searches. However, I did a quick experiment to test out this theory…



MindMap Template available for Download

Posted on August 4th, by Sourcing Ninja in Online Tools. 2 comments
MindMap Template available for Download

Due to popular demand from my last post on the effective use of MindMapping software for sourcing, I’ve decided to provide the MindMap template I was using available for download.



How to Use MindMaps for an Effective Search

Posted on August 2nd, by Sourcing Ninja in Featured, Knowledge Base. 12 comments
How to Use MindMaps for an Effective Search

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