I follow a number of recruiting blogs as well as many sourcers and recruiters on Twitter and I see a growing trend of job board bashing – typically … Read more
With more than 20 years of experience in recruiting, Glen Cathey is a globally recognized sourcing and recruiting leader, blogger (booleanblackbelt.com) and corporate/keynote speaker (9X LinkedIn, 9X SourceCon, 3X Talent42, 2X SOSUEU, Booking.com, PwC, Deloitte, Intel, Booz Allen, Enterprise Holdings, AstraZeneca…).
Glen currently serves as a Global Head of Digital Strategy and Innovation for Randstad, reporting into the Netherlands, focusing on data-driven recruitment, AI and automation. Over the course of his career, Glen has been responsible for talent acquisition training, process, technology, analytics and innovation strategies for I.T. staffing and RPO firms with over 100,000 hires annually, and he's hired, trained, developed and led large local, national, global and centralized sourcing and recruiting teams, including National Recruiting Centers with over 300 associates.
He has earned a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from the University of Maryland at College Park and is passionate about people, process (Lean) data and analytics, AI and automation, strategy and innovation, leadership and performance.
I wrote an article awhile back titled, “Anyone Can Learn the ‘Art’ of Sourcing.” Although the main point I wanted to make was that sourcing … Read more
Are You a Sourcing Snob? Ask yourself these questions: Is a candidate identified on LinkedIn intrinsically “better” than a candidate sourced from Monster? … Read more
Technology and Relationships are not Oil and Water When I write posts about creating Boolean search strings to source and find talent/human capital, I … Read more
BEWARE: This post takes a contrarian (yet fact-based!) view of the Internet as a sourcing tool that may be unsuitable to some readers. If you don’t want to … Read more
Editor’s note: This post was originally published in 2011. Due to the timeless nature of the content, it was the most popular post of 2013. I firmly … Read more
In Ben Franklin’s The Way to Wealth, he talks about the issues associated with carrying unnecessary inventory, “You call them goods; but, if you do not … Read more
In Part 1 and Part 2 in this series, I explored many of the intrinsic limitations and hidden costs of traditional candidate pipelining – sourcing, … Read more
In Part 1 of this series, I explored and challenged the practice of traditional candidate pipelining. Some people may have interpreted my last post on the … Read more
Last year I wrote about how I learned to use Boolean search to leverage information systems to quickly source candidates, and I challenged the concept and … Read more
If you read certain sourcing and recruiting blogs and discussion groups, you might get the impression that Boolean search pretty much equals Internet … Read more
As you might be able to tell from the name of my blog, I’m passionate about leveraging information systems for finding candidates. Unless you’re running … Read more
I continue to see well respected thought leaders in the staffing industry make claims that the value of the job boards is waning and that the quality of … Read more
In response to my post last year about the deficiencies in the search capability of many Applicant Tracking Systems, a few people commented to the fact … Read more
With the buzz I continue to see and hear surrounding Twitter, social networks, Internet sourcing (blogs, articles, etc.) and such, it’s easy to look at … Read more
I wrote an article last year that definitively defined the “Boolean Black Belt” concept. In this post, I explain how to become one. The good news is that … Read more
When it comes to my theories and best practices for leveraging information systems for quickly finding highly qualified candidates, I am often asked, ”So, … Read more
Over the years, I have had the opportunity to evaluate several of the “big name” resume and job matching applications that claim to use artificial … Read more
I’ve had the opportunity to assess, train, and coach hundreds of recruiters from corporate and agency environments responsible for performing sourcing … Read more
Curious to learn more about my upcoming keynote at SourceCon 2010 in DC? My session will essentially be a follow up to the keynote I presented at SourceCon … Read more