Join the recruitDC Team

recruitDC is growing! We are looking to take recruitDC to the next level, and we need your help to make it a reality.  We are looking to fill the following volunteer roles:   Newsletter Editor: Lead our monthly newsletter effort to ensure our community receives fresh, interesting content every month.   Webinar Coordinator: Create a compelling webinar schedule and secure interesting sponsors.   Blog Coordinator: Recruit, publish, and promote our community members’ writing efforts.   You have the...

New Perspective in TA: Recruiting News Network Highlights Fresh Voices, Breaking News

Newly launched Recruiting News Network (RNN) offers a fresh, unique perspective on the talent acquisition industry.   Started in February 2020, RNN is the brainchild of Neil Costa and Martin Burns of HireClix, a recruitment marketing services firm based in Massachusetts    “What makes us unique is we have a different set of voices,” Costa said. “We saw an opportunity to hear from talent acquisition professionals who are in the trenches and up on the latest trends.”   While...

recruitDC Member Spotlight

Christine Winchester is a cybersecurity talent acquisition manager for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. She has 18 years of recruiting experience and is a former U.S. Marine. Christine was recently recognized by Project S.A.V.E. with the annual Award for Recruiting Excellence and is an active volunteer for RecruitDC.  Q: How did you land in...

3 Great Online Sourcing Tips

By Jeremy Bonewitz, Talent Acquisition Manager – Stantec     I recently attended Online Sourcing Learning Day 2020, and I‘d like to share three tips that I took away from this exceptional webinar for recruiters. The event featured six seminars that focused on employer branding and data, OSINT and sourcing on Facebook, and social sourcing.    Tip No. 1: Facebook and HelloTalent  I really enjoyed learning more about OSINT and how to recruit differently on Facebook.  One...

Celebrating Our 10th Anniversary!

Since 2009, recruitDC has been hosting annual conferences and networking events for regional recruiters.  In honor of that milestone, we have a new logo as well as a new website.  We hope that you will share information about our regional recruiting based organization with all levels of talent acquisition professionals in your organization. We also invite you to...

Successful Recruiting Strategies Include Sourcing

Sourcing is one of the most critical aspects of any successful recruiting strategy.  A study done by Lever of over four million candidates found that sourcing is one of the most effective ways to hire. On average, one in every 72 sourced candidates is hired compared to one in every 152 applicants from well-written posts. ...

Time Management in Talent Acquisition

From the Roman poet Horace’s famous phrase, Carpe Diem, to the modern concepts of Work-Life balance time is our most precious resource. People have been looking for ways to better manage their time for as long as time has been measured. Despite the myriad of technological advances, the constant influx of information in our brave...

Join Me at RecruitDC to Learn about Community Management

RecruitDC 2019 is right around the corner- have you bought your ticket yet?  To quote Anne-Marie (which is really to say ‘To quote Nelly’,) “If you want to go and take a ride with me… studying the impacts of community Hey, show me the productivity!”  I may have paraphrased somewhere in there.  Don’t worry, I...

Why I’m Super Fired Up About recruitDC

Hey I’m Chris Comrie- manager of the Recruiting Leaders Community. I love what I do.

May the SOURCE be with you! – A Beginners Guide to Sourcing on Social Media:

Are you new to recruiting/sourcing? Have you reached a dead-end in your searching repertoire? Are you ready to use the SOURCE?! Sourcing can be intimidating for those new to recruiting and talent acquisition field.  However, I hope to relieve your stress by showing you some of the sourcing techniques that I have learned and used over...
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