Tuesday Jan 28, 2014 by Chris McMahon - Director of Talent Acquisition, Vistaprint
It takes more than just freezing cold weather to keep recruiters away from a networking event! The Vistaprint Talent Acquisition team recently hosted the first-ever DiscoverTalent14 event with Shally Steckerl of The Sourcing Institute sharing his take on how to identify and source top talent. Close to 100 recruiting leaders in Boston braved the frigid temperatures to mix, mingle and share tips on how to find the best people to hire.
Shally kept things light but very informative as he led us through his “Top Four Cures for Your Sourcing Slump”. He focused on the importance of the right search approaches when identifying talent. Shally was full of useful tips but his three key takeaways were:
We only scratched the surface and as we quickly learned, Shally could spend days taking us through the world of deep web search and the art of cold calling. There were plenty of learnings for us here at Vistaprint as we continue on our journey of growth and global expansion. #lifeinvistaprint
You can follow the conversation at #discovertalent14 to get more sourcing tips. Check out the pictures from the event below or you can see the full slide show by clicking here.