The Breakthrough Hiring Show

EP 17: Talent Sourcing Best Practices w/ Jim Wink of Okta

June 16, 2022 SecureVision
The Breakthrough Hiring Show
EP 17: Talent Sourcing Best Practices w/ Jim Wink of Okta
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Jim Wink of Okta joins host James Mackey to break down talent sourcing best practices on a highly tactical level. This episode features tips on how to effectively use specific tools, best practices to produce talent acquisition outcomes., and much more!

00:25 Who is Jim Wink?

02:03 How an agency-recruitment background can influence your talent acquisition career path

04:00 Importance of having a proactive mindset

05:35 Tools for sourcing

08:30 Using LinkedIn free search tool to produce talent sourcing outcomes

11:15 Impact of brand name on talent sourcing outcomes

12:15 LinkedIn jail

15:30 Okta’s sourcing tech stack

17:30 Email response rates

18:45 SeekOut vs hireEZ

20:15 Volatility with tech hiring & layoffs

23:00 How a recruiter can differentiate with their outreach

27:05 What are the benefits and perks to attract top talent in today’s market

29:40 Sourcing process

31:30 Sourcing partner to recruiter ratios

35:10 Globally distributed teams and how cultural difference impact recruiting

42:15 How to contact Jim


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Who is Jim Wink?
How an agency-recruitment background can influence your talent acquisition career path
Importance of having a proactive mindset
Tools for sourcing
How to use LinkedIn free search tool to produce talent sourcing outcomes
Impact of brand name on talent sourcing outcomes
LinkedIn jail
Okta’s sourcing tech stack
Email response rates
SeekOut vs hireEZ
Volatility with tech hiring & layoffs
How a recruiter can differentiate with their outreach
What are the benefits and perks to attract top talent in today’s market
Sourcing process
Sourcing partner to recruiter ratios
Globally distributed teams and how cultural difference impact recruiting
How to contact Jim