Monthly Archives: June 2016

WhatsApp Group Chat – How HRs can influence business decision making and your experience

We’ve talked about a lot of things but never once on whether HRs can influence business decision making.  If I was being completely honest not once has this topic struck me until now, all thanks to our members who make these discussions interesting thus ensuring that we remain updated with the current trends in the Talent Acquisition Industry that we’re all passionate about.

I’m sure that your too are just as excited to learn what we uncovered during our weekly Wednesday discussion on, “How HRs can influence business decision making and your experience in doing so?” as suggested by our Bangalore group member Manav. So here’s what we uncovered…


Now this was an interesting discussion wouldn’t you agree? Well I certainly do as we have a better understanding of the kind of Talent the organisation needs in order for it to grow and be successful. This is because having the right staff at the base i.e. the hires are vital for the organisational growth as they can influence the Brand either positively or negatively. And we all are on the same page when I say, “we all want to build a positive employer brand” for several reasons that I’m sure you already know.”

So if you’ve found this conversation enlightening then you ought not to miss it so follow us @SourcingAdda and be a part of these discussions as we can assure you that you’ll most definitely add to your learning. More importantly you’ll be up to date with the current trends that are followed in the Talent Acquisition Industry that we’re all passionate about.


What’s App Group Chat – Which is better Internal or Outsourced Recruitment?

We as Talent Acquisitionist’s we’re always looking to fill positions fast and therefore we’re constantly on a hunt for better, faster, easier and efficient methods to fill vacancies. While most companies that we’ve been a part of usually rely on Internal methods while some others prefer Outsourced methods of Recruiting. But have you ever stopped to think and find out which of these two methods are most effective?

If you haven’t then you’re in luck as @SourcingAdda we’ve already thought about it thanks to the Wednesday Discussion topic suggestions given by our members who keep us updated with the current topics. Therefore this time we had the What’s App Group Chat Discussion on, “Which will be better, Internal or Outsourced Recruitment? On 2 parameters namely,

  1. Which will deliver more results Internal or Outsourced Recruitment?
  2. What will be the future of both types of Recruitment Internal or Outsourced?”

As suggested by Ankush from the Pune What’s App Group and here’s what we discovered…1Well from the discussion above we can conclude that both methods are good if you have the right team with the support that focusses on driving things further. This brings yet another discussion to an end with lots of insights to take back with you.

If you’d like to be a part of this discussion then follow us @SourcingAdda and receive timely updates to our upcoming events.  In the meantime what are your inputs about the topic? Do leave your comments and we’ll surely like to hear your inputs as well.

Whats App Group Chat – What are the Recruitment tools used by Different Companies?

There has been a lot of talk about Sourcing Tools & Techniques used by fellow Talent Acquisitionists at time we’ve even helped each other on countless occasions. We’re all looking for those hard to get needle in a haystack Talent and fill positions fast.  We use the commonly used tools to speed up the process but have you ever thought of the Tools that Companies use?

Well if you haven’t, don’t fret as we’ve had a discussion on the same because it was suggested by our Mumbai Whats App Group member Vijay. So the topic was on, “What are the Recruitment tools used by Different Companies?” And here’s what we discovered…

12Well this was quite a discussion going on here and we’ve too have learnt a lot here @SourcingAdda. This was an amazing discussion as we learnt so much from our fellow Talent Acquisitionist’s. And if you’re not part of these discussions then you have no idea what you’re missing out on. So join us in these Wednesday discussions and add to your learning as well.

Whats App Group Chat – How to find the right agency for your niche requirements?

The hunt for catching that needle in haystack candidate is not easy and even more so when you have a niche requirement. With your relentless efforts at times you may still not get the candidates with the right calibre. Thus, some organisations tend to rely on agencies to help them find talent that they desire.

While that may be a great alternative to get the Talent you’re looking for it is important to pick the right agency hence the question, “How do you find the right agency for your niche requirements?” was the What App Group Chat Wednesday’s  Discussion topic of choice. As suggested by Laxshmi from the Delhi Whats App Group and here’s what we discovered…

12Based on the Discussion above we can say that we all have gained some knowledge as to how one goes about choosing the right agency to deliver the desired candidates. Now doesn’t this make it clear as to what you should look for when picking an agency for your niche requirements?

Well if you’ve been following us @SourcingAdda and are a part of these popular Wednesday discussions then you have gained information that will most definitely benefit you and your organisation if implemented. So if you’re not part of these amazing discussions then you’re missing out on this vital information, you’re better off knowing instead of losing out on it.


Top Tweets of the #SourcingChat – Best Practices in Gender Diversity Hiring

There has been a lot of talk about Diversity Hiring with most of us as Talent Acquisitionists agreeing to the concept of Diversity Hiring. We’ve looked at all the possible aspects both positive and negative and have come to the conclusion that Diversity Hiring is great in all aspects talk about Growth of the company, retaining Talent so on and so forth.

Even in our latest annual event #TASCON16 we’ve covered this topic and have reached the same conclusion. But can this conclusion change when you bring the variable Gender in to perspective? Now that’s something to think about, fortunately we’ve gone one step ahead @SourcingAdda and decided to hold our monthly #SourcingChat on the topic, “Best Practices in Gender Diversity Hiring”. You’d be surprised at the responses we’ve received at least we were.  And we’re sure that you too are excited to learn which the Top Tweets of the #SourcingChat were so here they are…


Sourcing Adda@SourcingAdda

Q.1 Does diversity hiring affect the workplace culture? #SourcingChat

Aditi Sharma@aditi_sha26

A1: It increase the adaptability of an organisation, it helps us to get a variety of viewpoint.

#sourcingchat …

Manish Pipalwa@pipalwa

A1#diversity #Hiring Brings Diverse & Hidden Talents. Diverse Minds, Build Culture #SourcingChat

Sourcing Adda@SourcingAdda

Q.2 What is the role of diversity hiring in business growth? #SourcingChat


@GautamGhosh @Sarangbrahme Like #LGBT, Ethnicity, PwD ,Multi Gen #Diversity #SourcingChat

Adrenalin eSystems@adrenalinHRMS

A2.It will help in extending company’s market place reach & also promote company’s brand in positive way #SourcingChat #adrenalinHRMS

Sourcing Adda@SourcingAdda

Q.3 What are the various ways to improve diversity hiring practices in your organisation? #SourcingChat

Aditi Sharma@aditi_sha26

A3: make #diversity as a part of ur company’s brand image #Sourcingchat

Soniya Sharma@soniyasharmahr

A3 To improve diversity in hiring, hire for skills, competency, experiences etc. & not on religion, gender or caste #SourcingChat

Sourcing Adda@SourcingAdda

Q.4 How does your organization encourage in diversity hiring? #SourcingChat

Vikas Dua@vykasdua

A4. @Wipro workplace diversity & inclusion r key focus areas. Top Mgmt driving with sr. leader in charge #SourcingChat @SourcingAdda

Sumeet Jindal@sumeetjindalin

@SourcingAdda especially in manufacturing having locals and non-locals in the demographics is of essential need. It helps #sourcingchat

Sourcing Adda@SourcingAdda

Q.5 As a recruiter, have you used any method/tool for sourcing diversity talent? #SourcingChat

Amit Patel@amitpatelHR

A5. Partner with multicultural professional associations and student groups @SourcingAdda #SourcingChat


#SourcingChat 1)Create the right jobs & working conditions/environment 2)Have extensive conversations within Org #GenderSensitization

Well from these interesting responses we can conclude that even Gender Diversity Hiring can boost the growth of the Company and can affect the Culture as well. Apart for this we have even learnt so many different things that we can do to improve the success of the organisation we represent. How great is that?

In order to receive more interesting insights and perspectives it is very important for you to be part of these #SourcingChats if you aren’t already. So follow us to get real time updates to our upcoming activities so be sure to follow @SourcingADDA.


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