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Wednesday, February 17, 2010 from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM (GMT)

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#trusource pass Ended £250.00 £16.74
#trusource plus   more info Ended £300.00 £19.99

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About #truSource.


#truSource is a training event for recruiters, in house and agency, and HR professionals responsible for finding the best talent. The line up features some of the world’s best sourcers who will share their talents and techniques on sourcing and profiling. This is an interactive and hands-on day that will suit both the novice and experienced resourcer and recruiter, and will explore all the channels available including:


·        Google

·        Facebook

·        LinkedIn

·        *Twitter

·        *YouTube

·        *Forums

·        *Blog's

·        *Other Social Channels

 At the end of the day you will know:


·        How to x-ray search the web to find hidden names

·        How to compile boolean search strings that unearth hidden talent

·        How to feed the talent pipeline with new names every day

·        How to X-ray and flip search trade associations, universities, companies and organisations

·        The best approach techniques to begin engaging

·        Web 2.0 tools and applications that will enhance your process

·        How to build social-communities in your target area

·        How to get well qualified candidates to come to you

·        Full question and answer session and one to one support


In order to get the most out of the day attendance is restricted to 40 only. Early booking is strongly advised!

All delegates will receive access to detailed downloads, video of the event and hand outs.

Don't miss out on one of the strongest line ups the U.K. has seen.


Confirmed Trainers:

Jim Stroud

Jim  is a Social Media Development Manager for EnglishCafe, the premier English learning community for global professionals. Prior to EnglishCafe, Jim Stroud amassed a decade of experience in the Recruiting field. As a self-described “Searchologist,” Jim has consulted for such companies as Microsoft, Google, MCI, Siemens and a host of startup companies.

When not engaged in Recruitment Research, Competitive Intelligence and Training projects for the aforementioned organizations, Jim created and sold two online properties while managing an award-winning blog – The Recruiters Lounge. He is also the producer and co-host of the video series – I Live Online and co-host of the technology podcast – Friday Traffic Report.   Jim also produces The Searchologist, a membership site focused on resume sourcing and lead generation strategies for Recruiters. ( It also features a video series by the same name. Click here for a sample episode. ) The Searchologist video series is also accessible via iTunes. (If you have an iPhone or iPod, please subscribe.)

Jim has been quoted in such leading publications as The Atlanta Journal and Constitution, The Wall Street Journal, US News and World Report, Red Herring, Globe and Mail and Fast Company. His latest whitepaper – Resume Forensics, explores how to find free resumes and passive candidates online. Additional information on Jim’s career can be found here:

When he is not online, Jim suffers severe withdrawal pains that can only be soothed by chocolate chip cookies and family time.


 Katharine Robinson


Katharine is known simply as “The Sourceress” She is passionate about all things web 2.0  and channels this excitement into helping companies identify the people they should be engaging with online.

I can usually be found on the Internet masquerading as TheSourceress.

Why TheSourceress?

Katharine chose the name when she started work for a company of head hunters called EcoSearch (a specialist Executive Search consultancy in the field of Renewable Energy). In this field, those in internet research are often referred to as Talent Sourcers


Katharine is involved in all sorts of things - you might know me through any or all of them, here’s a quick breakdown;

Sourcing and Recruitment:
I am an Internet Talent Sourcer with a passion for the social web. As a part of this I manage the
UK Sourcers Network, a Ning network that aims to grow sourcing skills in the UK recruitment community.

I provide Internet sourcing as well as training in these skills to recruitment companies and direct employers.

Katherine has recently become an Associate of Morgan PR, I am looking forward to helping them continue to provide fantastic Social Media support and practical assistance to their clients.

Katharine was recently the U.K.' first winner of the prestigious Sourcecon Challenge.


Irina Shamaeva

Irina is an Executive Recruiter, an Expert Internet Sourcer, and a Social Media Researcher. For the past five years she has been a Partner with Brain Gain Recruiting, placing senior full-time employees in IT, ERP, strategy consulting, and finances. She has an MS in Mathematics and a strong technical background. Irina teaches Recruiters and Sourcers how to search for prospects on the Internet and on Social Networks. Read about her training webinars and DVDs on her blog . Here is Irina’s . Follow her on Twitter at .@braingainLinkedIn ProfileBoolean Strings + Social Media


Irina has created these active and successful recruiting communities: Boolean Strings LinkedIn Group and , , and (co-run with experts in the field).LinkedIn GroupSocial Media Recruiting Ning NetworkTwitter for Recruiting GroupNing Network

Read how Irina solved the first SourceCon Challenge.

Geoff Webb (Radical Recruit.)

Geoff has been a member of the recruitment community for over 20 years. over 20 years.  He has spent 6 years in recruitment management and decided that it wasn’t for him.  For the past 6-7 years he has focused on Sourcing (finding people on the internet and via phone) and Talent Community Management, or the ability to leverage Social Media, Media and Networking to drive talented prospects towards the best candidate experience.

Geoff is an avid blogger and promoter of and has been involved with Recruitfest as well as the creation of many online communities including the Canadian Recruitment Professionals Association.  Geoff is also the founder and chief bandleader for the Toronto Recruiter Meetup, a monthly meeting of some of Toronto’s thought leadership in the Recruitment space.

Geoff’s other interests include hanging out with his family and working within his eclectic community.


Marie Journey

With 10+ years recruiting experience, she has worked for Microsoft, as well as one of the largest non-profit organizations in the world, AIESEC. She was able to get 1st Page Google, 1st Rank within 48 hrs of launching the video you can view at Her videos range from the light-hearted explanation of the Boolean Dance, creation of “Kelly the Go Girl Sourcer,” to insight of what 2010 will bring.


Thats quite a line up, and as an added bonus, you can buy a combined ticket for #trusource and #trulondon (18th/19th Feb) for just £300.00!

3 days of great recruiting events, and we will even give you admission to the #truCurrytweetup (18th Feb) free.


Have questions about #truSource? Contact @BillBoorman

When & Where

CO: I-Spy
2nd Floor
5 Langley Street
WC2 9JA London
United Kingdom

Wednesday, February 17, 2010 from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM (GMT)

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