The rise of social media is often touted as eclipsing (even "deep sixing") job boards and online search as "candidate gateways" in talent acquisition/sourcing. But but this assertion did not seem to be supported by our recent analysis of of data collected from about 4,000 temps (associated with over 50 staffing firms).
Temps were asked to respond to the question:... More
Does your staffing firm organize and conduct "sourcing" as a distinct process and discipline? What does it consist of? How important is it to your firm?
What is "sourcing?"
Where's the info coming from?
SIA's new survey of Staffing Firm's "Talent Acquisition Practices" was recently launched and responses are coming in. While we are only in the early stages of receiving responses to our online survey questions, I wanted to offer a sneak peek into responses to one of the questions below. For more information about the survey, see my other blog post,... More