Module Summary

This module provides valuable insights and techniques for talent acquisition professionals to effectively source potential candidates. It emphasizes the importance of using various sourcing methods to identify and engage with qualified individuals. The module also introduces the Tinder sourcing map, a tool that helps recruiters discover candidates based on common denominators, competitors, shared educational backgrounds, and past employers. This map aids in streamlining the candidate identification process and ensures that recruiters can present the most relevant candidates to hiring managers.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the significance of sourcing in the talent acquisition process and its impact on finding top candidates.
  • Familiarize themselves with eight essential sourcing techniques, including Basic Boolean, Sniper Boolean, Common Denominator Sourcing, Poaching, Tangent Sourcing, Group Sourcing, Connection Sourcing, and Top Candidate Sourcing.
  • Learn how to apply each sourcing technique effectively, tailoring their approach to specific recruitment needs and positions.
  • Comprehend the concept of the Tinder sourcing map and its components, including common denominators, competitors, common schools of team members, and common companies of team members.
  • Apply the sourcing map to identify potential candidates who align with the hiring manager's requirements and the company's culture.
  • Recognize the significance of "call outs" in candidate profiles and how to use these details to engage in meaningful conversations with hiring managers.
  • Efficiently use the sourcing map to streamline candidate identification and evaluation processes, saving time and resources in talent acquisition efforts.


  • Candidate Tracker 
  • Sourcing Map + template 
  • 8 Sourcing Techniques 
  • Use ChatGPT to find more diverse talent 

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