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About @ohsusannamarie ūü¶Ą

Fluent in Business, Talent, & Technology ‚ąí Innovative Talent Leader. International Keynote Speaker. Recruitment Trainer. HR Tech Advisor. Sourcers Who Code Founder. Recruiter Academy Certified Recruiter (RACR), Certified Transform Recruitment Marketer (CTRM), & Certified Educator. Recognized by The Ladders as a Top 100 Corporate Recruiter. 1st-ever 2x AND 3x SourceCon Hackathon Champ.

This is an alphabetized list of blogs geared toward sourcing recruitment professionals…
Have an additional recommendation? Please leave a link in the comments!
(Updated December 8, 2018)

PS ‚ąí Don’t miss¬†Recommended Reading:¬†The Best Recruitment Blogs¬†of 2018¬†and¬†Recommended Viewing:¬†The Best Recruitment¬†YouTube Channels¬†of 2018! Recommended Reading - The Best Recruitment Blogs of 2018

This is an alphabetized list of Facebook Groups geared toward sourcing recruitment professionals… Have an additional recommendation? Please leave a link in the comments!
(Updated December 8, 2018)

PS ‚ąí Don’t miss¬†Recommended Reading:¬†The Best Recruitment¬†Blogs¬†of 2018¬†and¬†Recommended Viewing:¬†The Best Recruitment¬†YouTube Channels¬†of 2018!

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  • BadAss Recruiters & Sourcers (BARS) by Marcel van der Meer¬†| Another group about sourcing & recruitment? No this is Badass recruiters & sourcers. Here you will find unique content and a lot of engagement. Learn (growth) hacks & playbooks.
  • Boolean Strings, the Internet Sourcing Community¬†by Sourcing Certifications | Sourcers, Recruiters, Researchers, Talent Acquisition Professionals, Sales, Business Development; All who search the Internet: Share Boolean Strings to find data-rich sites, resumes, profiles, contacts, lists; discuss search engines, deep web, semantic search, Google, Bing, LinkedIn, other social sites; productivity tools, browser extensions, scrapers, people aggregators, tips, techniques, and strategies.
  • Community for Recruiters, Staffing, & Talent Acquisition Professionals¬†by Hiretual |¬†Feel free to chat and discuss anything related to job search, recruiting, staffing, post links to your favorite HR articles. Only post jobs with all the specific details available. If you are looking for opportunities within HR or IT or anywhere really, we have a ton of awesome recruiters in here that could help. Feel free to ask.
  • Data Miner User Community by Data Miner |¬†This group is for users of Data Miner and those who want to learn more about it.
  • Growth Hacking Recruiters¬†by Tris Revill |¬†FREE tips to make you a better recruiter! This group is for sharing growth hacking tips between recruiters and other professionals. A discussion group focused on real-life learnings. You will learn new ways to hire more in this group. You will find tips to grow your brand and find the people you need.
  • Proactive Talent Acquisition Bench Building: Sourcing Strategy by¬†Ninh Tran & Mike Rasmussen¬†| This is a Like-Minded Group of Proactive Talent Acquisition Professionals sharing ideas and strategies to build pools and benches of Talent before needs arise. The goal is to help each other and support one another in this approach and an open forum for same. We will share strategies for keeping key talent/candidates engaged, and sourcing strategies/best practices that can be employed in this effort.
  • Recruiters Online by Michael Kelemen¬†| Professional recruiters discuss recruiting here. You should be in a recruiting-related role to join.
  • Recruiters Who Actually Make Placements¬†by Jerry Albright | This is a “discussion”-based group to talk about the ins/outs of recruiting. Please! Don’t drive-by and drop a link to your blog/company newsletter or latest marketing junk. Discussions HERE, please. No links to other places with a simple “Thoughts?” or “Did you see this?” stuff. No ads or you’ll be publicly ridiculed.
  • Recruiting Leaders by¬†Chris Comrie & Kameron Kales |¬†This community is made to challenge recruiters and sourcers and to provide cutting-edge tactics and strategies. Whether you’re a Recruiter, Sourcer, or VP of Talent, this group is for you to learn, share, and grow. Why create the group? Recruiting is fun ¬†Provides a valuable making-friends opportunity What content should be posted? Feel free to share your BEST recruiting/sourcing content here. Preferably it’s something YOU create. This community is intended for original content preferably native to Facebook. The question you need to answer: Do you want to be the best you can? If yes, then you’re welcome to participate.
  • Secret Sourcing Group¬†by RecruitingBlogs | This is a secret sourcing group for recruiters and sourcers to share and learn.
  • SourceCon¬†by SourceCon| Welcome to the community of sourcing run by sourcers ūü¶Ą
  • Sourcers Unleashed¬†by Maureen Sharib |¬†Stay curious. We talk about secret sourcing stuff (and sourcing secret stuff) and we’ve been doing it since 2005 (started on Yahoo! and in the groups on ERE way before that!) This is a hangout for sourcers in the recruiting business. In sourcing, you have to know more today than you did yesterday and this means knowing how to begin and carry on a conversation – sourcing today means not only finding but also connecting with the human being on the other side of the screen!
  • Sourcers Who Code by Susanna Frazier¬†|¬†Sourcers Who Code is a collective learning community for Talent professionals to share innovative recruitment solutions and strengthen their ability to talk both Talent and Tech by learning to code. Our Goal: To improve recruitment processes by strengthening our ability to talk both Talent and Tech ‚ąí a tremendous value-add!
  • SourcingIRL – Open Source Streaming by Greg Hawkes¬†| Talent Sourcing can be very challenging. We’ve built SourcingIRL¬†as a live forum to battle these challenges and break down obstacles. This is open source Sourcing for all skill levels, so no trolling please. If you haven’t done so, you will need to create a YouTube or Twitch account to watch the Streams.
  • Talent Product Plays¬†by Martin Burns & George LaRocque|¬†Some of us make the stuff. Some of us use the stuff. Some of us analyze the stuff. Some of us market the stuff. A lot of us have done all that stuff, and one point or ‘nuther. And, there’s a _lot_ of the stuff out there. HR, TA, etc stuff. This is a spot where talent product types share ideas, kvetch, find job/ hiring leads, hatch plans to conquer the world.
  • Talent Sourcers Group¬†by |¬†A group dedicated to sharing the latest talent sourcing news! Topics include: Boolean Strings, Sourcing Tools, Browser Extensions, and AI recruitment etc.
  • The Facebook Corporate Recruiters Network by Garick Chan & Tim Moran¬†|¬†The Facebook Corporate Recruiters Network is a group designed to help Corporate Recruiters expand their networks and also as a general forum for sharing ideas/thoughts. The primary focus being to leverage the power of Facebook as a central feature of a successful Social Media based Recruitment/Sourcing strategy. The second area of focus is to have fun achieving the first. The group is open to all Corporate Recruiters.
  • The Sourcing Method¬†by The Sourcing Institute | This is where Talent Sourcing is learned. Welcome all those who teach, learn discuss talent identification and engagement. We believe that Talent Sourcing is how recruitment can be transformed from a cost center into a discrete capital investment.

This is an alphabetized list of YouTube Channels geared toward sourcing recruitment professionals… Have an additional recommendation? Please leave a link in the comments!
(Updated December 8, 2018)

PS ‚ąí Don’t miss¬†Recommended Reading:¬†The Best Recruitment¬†Blogs¬†of 2018¬†and¬†Recommended Joining:¬†The Best Recruitment¬†Facebook Groups¬†of 2018! recommended youtube.png

  • ADP | We give companies of every size the tools to help their people thrive. From payroll, benefits and regulatory compliance to talent management and analytics, we help our clients succeed. As one of the world‚Äôs largest and most experienced HR providers, ADP offers you recruit-to-retire services and solutions that help you build the team that will take you into the future. What we deliver isn‚Äôt just a better HR system; it‚Äôs a better workforce.
  • AssessFirst |¬†“We Make Success Predictable” ‚ú®
  • Bret Feig |¬†Thanks for checking us out! This is a place for discussion and content aimed at helping to distill down all things recruiting / sourcing and scraping. It’s very much a work-in-progress, a passion project and an ongoing evolution; a way to give back and help others who are looking to learn.
  • Candidate.ID | Candidate.ID is the world‚Äôs first talent pipeline software and is used by world leading employers to build deep pipelines of engaged candidates for today‚Äôs and tomorrow‚Äôs hiring needs. Our unique ID.Score accurately measures a candidate‚Äôs desire to work for an organization in real time, enabling recruiters to improve the quality of shortlists and reduce costs and time to hire.
  • Career View | Check us out at to view the Career View Publication on Medium.
  • CareerWebinars
  • Chad Sowash
  • Craig Fisher | Digital Brand and Social Media Strategy for Sales and Recruiting. Craig Fisher is head of marketing for Allegis Global Solutions and their employer branding subject matter expert.
  • David Lawrence | Talking about all things in recruitment
  • Dean Da Costa | This channel is about sourcing and staffing tools and tricks.
  • Dee Williams |¬†Exceptional, resourceful and the ultimate inspiration are just a few words that have described Dee Williams, but when you ask the serial entrepreneur, author, and executive headhunter what is it that she does the response is ‚ÄúI am on a personal mission to impact the world through positive thought-provoking messages and business!‚ÄĚ This channel provides a wealth of information that promotes growth in your career, health, wealth, body, mind, and overall well being from the perspective of Dee Williams. It is the very goal and passion of Ms. Williams that you strive every day to unleash your ‚Äúsuperhuman powers‚ÄĚ and to be inspired to have a ‚ÄúNo limitations‚ÄĚ mindset and outlook on your professional and personal goals and life as a whole. Watch, learn, laugh, grow and RISE!
  • Dice | Dice connects the best tech talent with job opportunities around the world.
  • Donnie Gupton Marketing Coach |¬†Are you looking to grow your staffing agency? I help staffing agencies connect and engage candidates every single month with predictability. As the workforce continues to shrink, getting in front of new candidates and engage them is crucial. What are you doing to stand out from the competition to get new candidates and customers? Are you looking for new ways to engage with candidates? Do you have a predictable process in place to get new candidates? How are you differentiating your company from the competition? When it comes to producing new candidates for your company, I have the most effective system for doing it month after month.
  • Entelo
  • ERE |ERE was created in 1998 as an online gathering place for recruiters. It was designed as a destination where the community could network, share best practices, and learn from each other. Fast forward to today, ERE Media has become the go-to information and conference source for human resources, talent acquisition, and recruiting professionals. We have built our publications, conferences, webinars, benchmarking and training solutions for our core brands and audiences to cater to their specific needs.
  • Firefish – Online Recruitment Software |¬†Firefish Software is taking the recruitment software market by storm. We are a sales and marketing platform that helps recruiters reach, engage and recruit top candidates ahead of their competitors. Now in 26 countries and pushing all the important numbers, our team never see problems and obstacles, only opportunities and solutions. After 8 years of development, the results speak for themselves. The software was built around real recruitment businesses and our team knows the recruitment industry inside out. If you‚Äôre growing a high-performance recruitment team, book a demo ‚Äď you won‚Äôt be disappointed.
  • Fistful of Talent
  • Glassdoor for Employers | Brand. Influence. Hire. With 6 million ratings and reviews over 300,000 companies worldwide, Glassdoor is the most trusted and transparent place for today’s candidates to search for jobs and research companies! Glassdoor helps employers across all industries and sizes advertise their jobs and promote their employer brand to the most informed candidates at the moment they’re making decisions, resulting in better applicant quality at a significantly lower cost compared to traditional job boards and other recruitment channels.
  • Glen Cathey |¬†
  • Greg Hawkes | Greg Hawkes is a Strategic Talent Sourcer, Speaker, Author, and Founder of the HRSourcingToolbox. He has worked as both a Technical Recruiter and Sourcing Analyst for healthcare, engineering, biotechnology, manufacturing and many other industries. He has been in the recruitment field for over 10 years and got into heavy sourcing and headhunting back in 2012. He is an ongoing contributor to SourceCon ‚Äď with topics ranging from Site Searches and CSEs, to Deep Dives andURL Sourcing. While preparing to speak at SourceCon 2017, he built the HRSourcingToolbox with a large inventory of Free Recruitment and Sourcing Tools. He has recently joined Houghton Mifflin Harcourt as a Strategic Sourcer and loving every minute of it! He is a huge fan of emerging technologies and Boolean Syntax and always willing to share a technique or hack to find the elusive purple squirrel.
  • HCITalent | HCI (Human Capital Institute) is the global association for talent management and new economy leadership and a clearinghouse for best practices and new ideas.
  • HRAPIconf | HR API (Around Professional Ideas) Conference for IT HR professionals.
  • Ideal |¬†Ideal builds AI for Recruiting software that Talent Acquisition loves. For more information, visit Ideal uses artificial intelligence to help automate time-consuming recruiting tasks such as sourcing, screening, and messaging candidates. Companies use Ideal‚Äôs AI technology to sift through the resume noise and instantly identify who to interview.
  • In-house Recruitment Network
  • Jim Stroud |Exploring the future of work, life and everything else!
  • Joel Cheesman | The latest video content from Joel Cheesman.
  • Josef Kadlec
  • LinkedIn Talent Solutions | The LinkedIn Talent Solutions official YouTube channel. We help companies around the world find, attract and hire the world’s best talent.
  • Lou Adler | Empowering organizations to hire great people by delivering the only end-to-end performance-based approach to hiring.
  • Matt Burns | I’m a passionate, innovative Global HR Executive / Technology, Data & Culture Evangelist who’s led diverse, remote teams in global businesses. I sit at the intersection of technology + culture. My purpose stems from a basic premise: that traditional organizational designs, structured & cultures no longer make sense in a digital age. By bringing together professionals across cultures, functions & experiences, and sharing their stories, we hope to amplify our call-to-action & incite tangible, purpose-driven change globally.
  • ohsusannamarie – Fluent in Business, Talent, & Technology¬†| Videos feature innovative sourcing tools & techniqu/ologies‚Ķ with a side of best practice education.
  • Paired Sourcing | We pair up & crush Sourcing Sprints. We also do the Paired Stream. Enjoy!
  • PeopleMatterOnline | Established in 2009, People Matters is India’s leading media platform in the People Potential and Human Resources space.
  • Qualigence Intelligence | A member of Qualigence Group, Qualigence International is the largest Recruitment Research and professional search firm in the United States and proudly serves as a unique alternative to traditional retained or contingent recruiting models. Our services include the full scope of recruitment research and competitive intelligence, full life-cycle recruiting, and executive search.
  • RecruiterDNA |¬†If you are passionate about Sourcing & Recruiting then this is your Channel.
  • Recruiter Hacks
  • Recruiter Zone
  • | News, tools, webinars, and conversations from the RecruitingDaily and RecruitingBlogs team.
  • Recruitment Academy |¬†Do you want to become a modern human resources expert? Do you want a flexible employment relationship and a certain job application? The Recruitment Academy will help you with questions about the latest HR practices and tools.
  • Recruitment Guide |¬†Welcome to James Caan‚Äôs Recruitment Guide Go from good to great through learning the art of recruitment The Recruitment Guide online training is the first recruitment platform of its kind. Created by James Caan CBE in association with LinkedIn, you’ll find access to all of the valuable management tips and special online tools designed to improve your productivity, increase your net income and accelerate your career progression. Made for ambitious consultants, team leaders and business owners, the Hub will help fast-track your success whatever your level.
  • Recruitment Juice |¬†Recruitment Juice is the world‚Äôs leading online recruitment training solution. The Juice ethos has always been that people learn most effectively when they are engaged, stimulated, interacting and enjoying the experience ‚Äď ‚ÄúOur brains are 68% more active when we‚Äôre doing something enjoyable, and we‚Äôre able to absorb 84% more information.” Juice has developed the industry‚Äôs most engaging, entertaining video courses scattered with our trade-mark comedy-drama series. We have combined three core elements to provide the ultimate learning solution, which will maximize the motivation, performance, and development of your recruiters. Our award-winning, CPD accredited video courses are the most comprehensive and up-to-date programmes in the world. These courses are integrated into the world‚Äôs most advanced learning technology the Recruitment industry has ever seen.
  • Recruitment Tech | is the information and inspiration source about recruitment technology in the Netherlands and Belgium. With news, interviews, the Recruitment Tech Guide with +115 suppliers and much more.
  • Recruiting Animal
  • RecTech Media | Welcome to the official Youtube page for RecTech Media. Led by recruitment industry veteran Chris Russell, this channel will feature podcasts, screencasts and other video pertaining to all things digital recruiting including employer branding, recruitment marketing, and job descriptions.
  • Self Management Group |¬†As an industry leader for over 35 years, Self Management Group is a single vendor, fully integrated talent management solution. Known as the “Home of the POP” (Predictor of Potential), Self Management Group helps organizations attract, select, retain, and develop top potential employees.
  • Shane McCusker |¬†Videos about Social Media in Recruitment, LinkedIn, Recruitment Software, Boolean Strings, Social Recruiting. Everything about recruitment and recruiting. Particularly about recruitment software and how to make more placements.
  • SironaConsulting |¬†At Sirona Consulting, we specialize in recruitment. We help and advise companies regarding their recruitment strategy, recruitment process, online recruitment and social recruiting – otherwise known as using social media in recruitment. Our video channel shares a range of content from social recruiting corner, to presentations, videos of workshops and other things connected to social recruiting.
  • SocialTalent | SocialTalent is a complete learning platform that focuses on changing and sustaining productive behavior. We combine analytics, expert content, nudges and reward software, to measure, change and reward teams’ learning and work behaviors and drive real results in their businesses. With over 2,500 bite-sized videos of expert content with insights from industry experts, followed by personalized nudges to keep learners on the right track, SocialTalent transforms the way teams learn and work day-to-day. Customers decide what their own success looks like and we help create customized learning paths to give them the tools to get there. We help to measure the real Return on Learning (ROL), making teams happier and companies more successful.
  • Sourcing Adda |¬†A platform for Recruiters & Sourcing Professionals, Sourcing Adda is specially targeted at the Indian Recruitment Market. It‚Äôs a one-stop shop to share ideas on new technologies in recruitment, Search Strings, Social Media tips and tricks and current trend and events at the local level and discuss possible scenarios in Recruitment Business in the future. Our aim is to bring together a specialized talent sourcing community in India to enable collaborative sharing and learning. A prevailing talent war and ever-changing technology space has given a rise to need for going beyond traditional sourcing channels. We @SourcingAdda have a vision to build a vibrant, learning and large community of talent acquisition professionals to enable sharing best practices in sourcing techniques, social recruiting, using search engine, Boolean strings etc. Stay connected to know about new Technologies & Cool things in Recruitment.
  • Sourcing Challenge Show |¬†Sourcing Challenge Show is a weekly show where we talk to Talent Sourcing Professionals from around the world about how they got started in the in Industry, what they are excited about working on now and more.
  • Sourcing Certifications |¬†Simply put: whether you work in Recruitment, Marketing, or Sales if your job involves finding information about professionals online, our training and certification will benefit you. We have condensed decades of expertise into a series of training courses that will improve your skills, save you time, and keep you competitive in today’s ever-changing digital world. Our Training Library is constantly updated to ensure that you only get the latest and most relevant information. Our internationally recognized professional certification, the CPSP credential, allows you to demonstrate your proficiency in all core Sourcing (research, lead generation, and pipeline activation) skills. We have helped tens of thousands of professionals (individuals, and teams of all sizes) since our launch in 2012.
  • Talentera
  • The Recruitment Events Co.
  • TheSavageTruthVideo | Greg is the founder of leading recruitment companies Firebrand Talent Search, People2People, and Recruitment Solutions. He is an established global leader in the recruitment industry and a regular keynote speaker worldwide. Greg provides specialized advice for Recruitment, Professional Services & Social Media companies.
  • TheStaffingCircle |¬†TheStaffingCircle is the Best YouTube Channel For Information About US Staffing, IT Recruiting, Sourcing, Technology Blog, Recruitment Social Media, Digital Marketing, CV Writing, LinkedIn Profile & Many more TheStaffingCircle provide recruitment training and placement services to agencies and in-house requirements within USA & India.
  • The Searchologist | Social Recruiting Training tips & tricks from Chief Searchologist, Katrina Collier.
  • The #SocialRecruiting Show | The #SocialRecruiting Show is a weekly chat show on RecruiterZone about all things recruitment, sourcing, employer branding, marketing and more, with your hosts Katrina Collier @KatrinaMCollier and Audra Knight @media2knight. Subscribe here:
  • Todd Davis |¬†I took my first AIRS certification test in the 90’s and I was the first external “Internet Recruiter”, as they were called at the time, hired by Microsoft in 2000. I have had the opportunity to work for Google, Amazon, Apple, Yahoo!, Starbucks, ADP, a few startups and other great companies as a full-time employee and contractor during my career. ‚Äč I have trained sourcing professionals and recruiters at various companies and I’m known as a sourcing expert and I have also operated as a full cycle recruiter. I have spoken at numerous conferences including the HIREconf, Talent42 and I have been one of the highest rated presenters at SourceCon. I was an invited speaker at the SourceCon All-Stars Conference in March of 2016 in Orlando, FL. I have also led webinars on behalf of the ERE and others. Additionally, I was a board member of the S7+ (Sourcing Seven) organization in Seattle for several years.
  • Tom Ordonez
  • Tris Revill | This is my YouTube Channel to share some of the cool things I get up to! (Mainly talking about hiring people and growth hacking)
  • Two Minute Recruiter |¬†Two Minute Recruiter. Free to watch 2-minute videos for Recruiters. Fun to watch and full of useful tips. Microlearning in just two minutes!
  • UNLEASH | We are passionate creative people on a mission to inspire and transform the world of work & technology. Our shared vision is that by 2020 UNLEASH will be the platform of choice globally on the Future of Work. Shows that attract the world‚Äôs leading visionaries, entrepreneurs, disrupters and doers including Sir Richard Branson, Arianna Huffington, Sir Ken Robinson, Rachel Botsman, Gary Vaynerchuk and many more. Our community represents the most diverse brands and organizations from +120 countries worldwide. UNLEASH (previously HR Tech World) is much more than just business events; we are in the change the world for the greater good business. One mission: Unleash Your People!


The Dynamic Data Scraping Duo: Data Miner + Recipe Creator

Stumbling upon useful information on the web (whether intentional or not) is a critical part of all our daily workflow. What you choose to do with those resources and how you later choose to leverage them directly correlates with the efficiency of your process.

Some of us add helpful sites to our Bookmarks, save webpage snippets to our Pocket or Evernote, &/or frequently exercise our copy/paste fingers. Others, well, others extract the data and create a searchable database of its intel…

When I first learned of web scraping/data mining, my internal “Hacker Alert!” alarm went off. I quickly learned, however, that (ethically) scraping a web page’s data is far from hacking – in fact, coding knowledge isn’t even required!

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