Hints & Tricks


3 Things I Learned Sourcing from Events

Posted on May 26th, by Sourcing Ninja in Hints & Tricks. No Comments
3 Things I Learned Sourcing from Events

For a good part of last year I was working with start-up recruitment company in Singapore. I had a dual role to help them set up their research function as well as build a brand spanking new recruitment desk for an emerging industry. Not many people know this but I actually started my career as a 360 recruitment consultant and to be completely honest, the experience left me somewhat jaded about recruitment. It affected me so much that I was actually considering a different career path so when I took on this year long project in Singapore, it was a chance for me to revisit that recruiter role after years of specialising as a sourcer/researcher. Furthermore, it was an opportunity for me to try out some of the sourcing tactics I’ve been reading or dreaming about trying for years but … Read More »



Getting the most out of your Sourcing/Research function

Posted on June 18th, by Sourcing Ninja in Hints & Tricks. No Comments
Getting the most out of your Sourcing/Research function

Disclaimer: I’ve spent years labouring over this topic. Similar to my previous post, I began writing this article in Nov 2011… The caveat to whatever transpires next is that I haven’t actually worked in an in-house role. From what I hear it can get a little manic.



Searching LinkedIn for Regional Locations

Posted on August 23rd, by Sourcing Ninja in Hints & Tricks. No Comments
Searching LinkedIn for Regional Locations

The above questions was posted on the Australasian Researchers Network group on LinkedIn. I thought I’d write a little post about this because it seemed like this was a common problem especially for those looking for people in the not-so-mainstream cities.



2012: The story so far…

Posted on March 20th, by Sourcing Ninja in Hints & Tricks. No Comments
2012: The story so far…

So here we are, it’s 2012 and Easter is already fast approaching. It’s only been three short months and there’s already so much that has happened.



Online Tool: Website down? Or is it just you…

Posted on July 6th, by Sourcing Ninja in Hints & Tricks, Online Tools. 2 comments
Online Tool: Website down? Or is it just you…

Don’t you hate it when a particular website you want to visit is down? Or worse yet, when it’s only down for you!



‘Finding Target Organisations’ Series – Boolean Search

Posted on June 8th, by Sourcing Ninja in Hints & Tricks. 2 comments
‘Finding Target Organisations’ Series – Boolean Search

The next installment of our ‘Finding Target Organisations’ series focuses on Boolean Search. For this week’s example, we’ll be assuming that our client is Accenture — a management consulting, technology services, and outsourcing company…