Peter Bugnatto, Strategic Sourcing Consultant at Lockheed Martin is asking, over on LinkedIn:
If you had to choose one sourcing tool/solution on the market what would it be?
Let's suppose money wasn't an object. I know, I know...it is. But money aside, if you were told you could pick one tool/solution or even a mashup/combo of a couple of sourcing tools… Continue
Added by Maureen Sharib on September 12, 2008 at 2:57pm —
Interesting Linkedin question
requiring your responses!
Have you worked with a name generation or resume sourcing service? I'd like to know what your… Continue
Added by Maureen Sharib on September 12, 2008 at 2:11pm —
Best Remark of the Day
"In prior life, I managed call center and some phone systems. That knowledge has been invaluable as a sourcer."
~ Karen Antrim
11:00am Maureen Sharib Welcome to the MagicMethod Phone Sourcing Classroom Chat!
11:00am Maureen Sharib Ryan, you've been here for alot of the past classes - what have you found most interesting?
11:03am Ryan Haire I enjoy having access to the opinons… Continue
Added by Maureen Sharib on September 12, 2008 at 10:30am —
Internet sourcing: An easy (but time-consuming) process. Mark Berger demonstrates how here
Added by Maureen Sharib on September 11, 2008 at 9:05am —
Fabulous series by Steve Levy over on RBC here
on the 48 Laws of Power.
Be wary of friends-they will betray you more quickly, for they are easily aroused to envy. They also become spoiled and tyrannical. But hire a former enemy and he will be more loyal than a friend, because he has more to prove. In fact, you have more to fear from friends than… Continue
Added by Maureen Sharib on September 11, 2008 at 8:30am —
LinkedIn discussion here
I recently heard a powerful statement about Capitalism. I found it quite compelling and have given it some thought. I would like to get some responses as to what others think about… Continue
Added by Maureen Sharib on September 10, 2008 at 11:47am —
Best Remark of the Day "MS was great...up until we found out the Recruiters didn't have a clue on how to approach Passives."
~ Paul Davenport
Maureen: I am quite sure there are extroverts but I think most phone sourcers are more naturally inclined to be Introverts
Victor You have to be gutsy
Recruiting Animal You have to be chatty
Recruiting Animal Is it true that introverts don't care what… Continue
Added by Maureen Sharib on September 9, 2008 at 1:30pm —
Interesting WSJ article about rusing here
MagicMethod Phone Sourcing Classroom Chat Today at noon EST on the MagicMethod network here
Need telephone names sourcing to fill your hard-to-fill positions? Call the experts at TechTrak
513 899… Continue
Added by Maureen Sharib on September 9, 2008 at 9:34am —
In a recent MagicMethod seminar we were talking about shortcuts and the subject came up about how one can tell an experienced sourcer from a not-so-experienced sourcer. Speaking from a telephone names sourcing perspective, here are a couple down-and-dirty tricks one can ask to see if the person purporting to be a "telephone sourcer" really is!
“Tell me, what's the area code for Ft. Worth, TX? Albuquerque, NM? San Jose, CA? Waltham, MA?”… Continue
Added by Maureen Sharib on September 8, 2008 at 3:31pm —
I am writing a piece on cultural sourcing - can you help? I am specifically looking for information about the cultural intricacies of telephone name sourcing into other countries besides the U.S. (US tips are also welcome!).
For instance, in your own country:
What holidays would impact phone sourcing?
What hours of the day/night would impact phone… Continue
Added by Maureen Sharib on September 6, 2008 at 10:37am —
This thing is ali-i-i-i-i-ve!
Even though I was out of town doing a MagicMethod seminar yesterday the sourcing chat took on a life of its own – enjoy!
Best Remark of the Day
“Some of the ethics conversation were pretty good. Interesting to know that not everybody gets sued for sourcing.”
~ Ryan McDow
We have a new (temporary) chat function – it reads from the bottom up! Scroll down to the bottom of this… Continue
Added by Maureen Sharib on September 5, 2008 at 10:30am —
Best Remark of the Day:
"Maureen - Is it good to post the actual approaches that are sometimes used? The stuff that only happens when you think it's just you and the phone?"
Maureen: "Animal - you here yet? What's the music for today?"
Recruiting Animal: Dr John:
Well I was in the Right place,
but it must have been the wrong time.
Maureen: That doesn't sound too… Continue
Added by Maureen Sharib on September 2, 2008 at 3:00pm —
you need to know how to telephone names source!
Hat tip: Kris Dunn over on RBC
Added by Maureen Sharib on September 2, 2008 at 8:07am —
Saturday August 30, 2008 Midnight (EST) Second ever Midnight Chat over on RBC - come to the main page
at midnight and participate!
Tonight's subject - Telephone Banks - how to do them and then how to title ID those people you find in them!
"Let's mock the midnight bell."
~ William Shakespeare (English Dramatist, Playwright and Poet,… Continue
Added by Maureen Sharib on August 30, 2008 at 6:35am —
Best Remark of the Day
"Kandy, I realize I'm going to get rejected 90% of the time. When I look at my 100 names to call each day I wonder who my "successes" will be. Then I execute my plan."
~ Bill Josephson
Paul - you're a rusing advocate?
yes! only when done in private
Tell us about your techniques.
My techniques vary according to… Continue
Added by Maureen Sharib on August 28, 2008 at 3:30pm —
This interesting question appeared a few hours ago and already has 16 answers!
Laurent J.V. DuboisYour French Sales Partner asked:
How much would you pay for a Linkedin group?
I've received this email :
I saw your sales group on Linkedin.com, very impressive. I saw that you have over 10,000 members now. I am a sales professional working in the ###… Continue
Added by Maureen Sharib on August 28, 2008 at 7:43am —
A young recruiter from the UK ventured into a networking group (RBC
) I belong to and asked where he could find technicians who work at BMW or Mercedes franchise dealers. He said the manager or the service receptionist names were easy to find, but he needed to find the guys working on the cars. I gave him some quick and easy advice:
“Call and ask for the breakroom or — is there a cafeteria? Ask… Continue
Added by Maureen Sharib on August 27, 2008 at 6:30am —
Best Remark of the Day
"I think there is a big difference between getting trade secrets and getting the names and titles of the people involved with the company."
~ Ryan Haire
WE HAVE A NEW CHAT FUNCTION - IT READS FROM THE BOTTOM UP! Scroll down to the bottom of this page to start and read UP! Scroll to bottom now.
If you like what you just read and want to learn more about telephone names sourcing,… Continue
Added by Maureen Sharib on August 26, 2008 at 6:00pm —
Eric Haber, President, The Chase Research Group, Inc., pointed us at this
article and the following excerpt recently in a discussion
on ERE regarding this rusing series.
This has been an entertaining discussion; though I am surprised how many sourcers are able to source… Continue
Added by Maureen Sharib on August 26, 2008 at 9:30am —
a couple months back over on ERE is worth revisiting for tips about sourcing around the holidays. Labor Day is Monday! Get your holiday sourcing orders to your sourcers early this week before you leave for the holiday. Don't let this valuable sourcing time… Continue
Added by Maureen Sharib on August 26, 2008 at 8:21am —