How Does Unconscious Bias Affect Recruiting?

One of the privileges of working at Proactive Talent is the ability to give back to the industry in terms of free resources and thought leadership. Quite recently, I was fortunate enough to share my thoughts on tackling subconscious bias in recruitment. I was a guest on a video series and

Seven Highly Effective Habits of Sourcing

I’ve been sourcing in some capacity for two decades and I have seen many tools and trends come and go. (Anybody remember Friendster? ICQ? Usenet?) However, there are some tactics that have remained constant. No matter the next cool tool or shiny new chrome extension, Sourcers who develop these

How To Source Female Software Developers

Companies have made some bold promises when it comes to diversity initiatives, even before the protests ignited by the death of George Floyd. Women and minorities are underrepresented in several industries. This disparity is especially evident within the tech industry where female software

How To Source The Best Managers for Your Company

At Proactive Talent, we resolved a lot of recruitment related issues for our clients. In a very real way, we operate like an on-demand RPO service. As such, we engage clients on a variety of issues and answer many questions. For example, a typical query directed to me is, “Jim, are you really

PDF: Recruiting Process for Startups

We're happy to share our downloadable Recruiting Process Roadmap, designed to help companies shift from ad hoc hiring to growth mode with a baseline guide for a hiring process that keeps things moving and keeps everyone informed.

Ebook: Twitter Search Strings for Recruiters Looking for Work

As a recruiter open to new opportunities, do you know how to search Twitter for your next recruiter job? If you don't know how to search Twitter well enough to find the recruiting job you are looking for or even aren't aware of what Twitter can do for you in your job search, look no further! Our

Tribe TV: Don't Discuss Politics in the Office! (This is why...)

These are interesting times. 42% of American workers say they have fought about politics as work, and as the 2020 election draws nearer, you can not only expect it to continue, but also to increase. The question is: what can you do about it? Today's Tribe TV episode is all about why you

I Love My ATS! Ask Me Why...

My past experience in full-cycle recruitment lended several years of sourcing (what feels like) millions of candidates in all types of industries and roles. I know what it’s like to exhaust the web searching LinkedIn, social pages, boolean strings, and their respective rabbit holes to build a

Healthcare Resources for Recruiting During Covid-19 Crisis

If you are working for a healthcare company, take note of these resources designed to help you carry on your recruitment related tasks during this Coronavirus pandemic. Please pass on to any and all who can use this information. It is meant to benefit the community.




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