A half-day seminar looking at why recruiters will need to be inventive to source candidates into the future - and equip them with the tools to do so - will be facilitated by RCSA with Laura Stoker, Executive Director of Global Training with AIRS in Sydney on December 5.
Laura said the Tearing down the myth of complicated sourcing seminar has been designed to provide those attending with a different set of resources they can use “to augment their current recruiting strategies with very little time investment”.
Laura, a leading international expert in recruitment training, internet sourcing and social media believes that the social media sites used so frequently by recruiters of today will not exist in their current iteration, adding to their challenge to source candidates.
“Every recruiter has their go-to resources for finding candidates today,” she said. “For most those resources include well-known professional and social networks, other social media sites and job boards.
“I don’t know that in this day of instant mass communication you can easily cut down the noise, but focusing on a few resources that yield great candidates rather than trying to focus on all of them at the same time can certainly be helpful.”
Laura explained she discovers useful new websites and platforms through her own research and reading industry news adding they are “different watering holes than the usual professional and social networks that everyone else is using right now” offering the potential to find different candidates.
The seminar will also look at leveraging social media to source “people info” to improve your search for candidates using “passive candidate recruiting”.
“People info is something other than a resume or CV,” Laura explained. “And it can be just enough information about a person to understand what their job is, and potentially what their experience is.
“Obviously, this is a different type of recrui