3 ideas for sourcing language speakers

sourcing

[Wpis dostępny po polsku] I find a lot of updates in my LinkedIn feed addressing language speakers. Most of them refer to entry level positions where the fluency in a foreign language is really all that’s required. It continues to surprise me that so many recruiters turn to LinkedIn, of all platforms, to find those candidates. Back when I was…

How to search through your LinkedIn network for free?

While a lot of recruiters have been quite negative about some of the changes introduced by LinkedIn, it’s still their number one source of candidates (or at the very least their favourite place to hang out online). The truth is, it’s still a great product for those who know how to use it well and if you bother to track…

Who do you know…? Asking for referrals

referrals

I recently read an interesting discussion about asking potential candidates for referrals. All of it started with a poll asking recruiters how many messages they exchange with candidates before they ask for referrals. Personally, I believe it’s not really about the number of messages at all. Back when I sourced candidates for a living, I’d quite often ask potential candidates…

Tips for hopeless networkers

networking

As much as I enjoy attending all sorts of events, I am definitely not an “in person networker” by nature. Some people seem to be able to move through the room spending a couple of minutes chatting to each person, whether they’re someone they’ve met before or a new connection. They go home and without any effort remember all of…