Workshop 2: How To Find the Hidden Talent Your Competition Overlooked

Without giving too much away from Jim Stroud and Michael Specht’s workshop, we spent a good portion our time looking at a lot of really neat tools and exploring little tricks to find our hidden talent. All resources are available to attendees through Diigo’s ‘Sourcing Downunder Group!’ However, we soon realised that there’s more to sourcing than just new tools…

The idea behind targeting the ‘hidden talent’ is to find those people that no one else has tapped before i.e. the passive talent. Throughout the session, it occurred to me that a lot of the tools and techniques that were presented to us were just that – tools for us to utilise and to determine if they are of value to us as individuals. The benefits really depends on the industry that you’re working in and the propensity that … Read More »