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Sourcing, recruiting and placing candidates requires a wide range of skills that most recruiters spend years honing. There are, of course, “naturals” at talent acquisition, but most of us mortals have to work at our craft. Below are three talent acquisition “arts” that excellent recruiting managers...

By Steve Bradley I believe one of the most rewarding challenges for talent acquisition managers is creating highly functioning, collaborative teams. Often, we’re called to fill just one role, but if we’re lucky enough, we’ll eventually be tasked with creating a cohesive team—or perhaps adding a...

Sourcing and finding qualified candidates is a recruiter's biggest issue. The average resume contains 200-300 keywords. Recruiters’ typical keyword searches contain three to five keywords, more likely three keywords with a geographic area. No matter the sourcing engine—LinkedIn, Indeed, Dice, Monster, Stack Overflow, Google, etc.—those keyword...

With just a few days left in 2016, many of us are exhaling from the rush of holiday activities or wrapping up travel. Of course, we all know the shiny and new 2017 is right around the corner, but how many of us are really...

By Steve Bradley While this season can be busy with holiday activities, I’ve found myself reflecting on the past year. Between launching Source Direction and charting the course for Compusource, there’s a lot to be thankful for at the close of 2016. [caption id="attachment_15385" align="alignright" width="300"] Steve Bradley[/caption] First...