This – continously growing – section of the site is meant to collect the best quotes about sourcing and recruitment. When you read one of them, give it a minute to think about what can it mean for you and your processes.
I have managed some horrible sourcers with a lot of letters after their names.- Jeremy Roberts, about recruitment certifications
In networking, whether online or on a pub, proximity is key to results. It’s all about making a personal connection first and finding topics of mutual interest.- Bill Boorman
Confusing ‘sourcing’ with ‘recruiting’ is like thinking flirting is having sex.- Greg Savage
Every search on LinkedIn begins with 300 million candidates. You just have to narrow it down to the right ones.- Unknown
The essence of great recruiting is to fish where the fish are.- Unknown
Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.- Abraham Lincoln (about perfecting your string, popularized by Glen Cathey)
Imagine what you are looking for and how that information will appear on the internet – then craft your search accordingly.- Irina Shamaeva