Sourcing Summit – Midday Update


Kicking off with day two of the Sourcing Summit. The atmosphere is still buzzing and we’ve already covered 3 out of the 12 sessions for the day. Here’s what we’ve learnt so far:

Gavin Heaton (@servantofchaos) – New Frontiers for Sourcing Talent

#coffeemornings meet up every Friday in Surry Hills from 7am until “whenever people go to work”. A local meet up group for sourcers and social media experts.
Interesting point about the difference between social friends vs. personal friends.
4 Phases of Community Growth: Map audience; Seed community; Cultivate conversation; Harvest for impact.
Three C’s of Community Engagement: Curation; Context; Connections.
“Share the message but own the destination”.


Brent Pearson – Role & Importance of Metrics in Sourcing

Remember to focus on the business aspects of sourcing.
“The war on talent is only going to intensify”
Develop healthy skepticism for sourcing and using social media for recruitment.
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