Last week I was thinking about Steve Levy. Now I know what you are thinking: “We all think about Steve from time to time, nothing special Sjamilla!” I … Read more
I’m what you might call a self-taught sourcer. I started my career in recruitment in 2015 when I joined an agency. Actively approaching was new to them and also pretty new to me. So I started reading every blog I could find and by trial and error I can say I got fairly good at it. I also discovered there was a great network of smart sourcers out there sharing tips, good reads and tools. Throughout the years I developed my own sourcing style and I keep trying out new and different ways to find good people and most importantly engage with them. After the agency, I joined Blendle and I’m currently working at Poki, scaling their tech team.
Earlier this year I attended my first SourceCon. I flew to Vegas, alone, to find out what everyone over there was doing. Going to a conference alone, on … Read more
The world wide web is a fantastic place of endless resources that you as a sourcer can use. Github, StackOverflow, Hacker News, AngelList are popular … Read more
SPOILER ALERT, it ain’t pretty. The good the bad and the ugly When Shannon Pritchett asked me to be a SourceCon Budapest speaker I knew directly that I … Read more
Working at a start-up is incredible; as a recruiter/sourcer, it’s one of the most impactful positions at the company. You’re responsible for attracting and … Read more