It goes without mentioning that new talent sourcing techniques and technologies are in demand. In a recent webinar of Jobvite entitled: “The Art & Science of Sourcing: A Virtual Round Table”, the landscape of recruiting and talent sourcing has changed drastically. Consequently, application tracking technologies are becoming more and more in demand. Today, recruiters are making use of intelligent recruiting software to automate most of the recruiting process. This article discusses how talent sourcing practices are evolving and making recruiting smarter.

Happy Monday! Here’s a round-up of all the most interesting news that RecruitBPM has shared with our social media community recently. Like always, we’ll keep this blog short, yet packed with useful information for you.

Decline of Conventional Recruiting Measures

In the contemporary times, more and more hiring managers and recruiters want to know if the education-based recruiting is diminishing.  Although some jobs require intense academic training, many positions can be filled by candidates who are self-taught, trained on the job, or have non-traditional education. This article by Rachel at opines that recruiters who disqualify candidates with respect to their educational background can possibly miss out on potential prospective candidates.


Impact of Digital Age on Talent Sourcing

Its not surprising to know that the digital age has an affect on nearly every aspect of most industries, and that is certainly true when it comes to sourcing. This in-depth exploration of The 9 Ways The Digital Era Has Impacted Talent Sourcing, by Marvin Smith at ERE Media, extensively covers how hiring managers and recruiters have transitioned into the new age of online recruiting.


How Much Google Incurs On Talent Sourcing?

Wow! This, albeit far from scientific, article suggests that Google spends more than some $50 million a year on talent sourcing alone. In order to understand how Ninh Tran and Steven Jiang came up with that number, and to find out why Google spends that much on Talent Sourcing, you’ll need to read the complete article. It’s definitely well worth the time.


Body Language and Interviewing

You can spend all the time in the world studying for you job interview. Likewise, you can prepare for any question and you can come up with perfect answers for all those questions. However, your efforts can still totally go waste. We’re not talking about the way you dress (though you should always dress to impress) – we’re talking about body language. This article perfectly sums up the importance of posture and attitude before, during, and after you meet with a hiring manager or recruiter.


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