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Katharine Robinson
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Thanks +Kelly Services for hosting us in Manchester!
 
We're running our first meetup in Manchester on 21st July 2015. Will you be joining us? #uksourcers  
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We're running our first meetup in Manchester on 21st July 2015. Will you be joining us? #uksourcers  
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Get 10% off my Souring Skills course with +Ingenium People if you mention "Sourcing Hat" when you book. The next course will be in London on 20th November. 
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Souring Skills? Much needed ;o)
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This is a great sourcing opportunity at PepsiCo, and they're a lovely team to work with! #jobs   #recruiting  
We're asking ourselves, Is it wrong to use a job ad to find a Sourcer? Our Talent Acquisition function has a real impact on the PepsiCo business. We're filling in excess of 88% of our vacancies with direct candidates. Finding great candidates isn't easy but it's great to see that our hires are really making a difference. As a sourcing strategy, "post and pray" isn't great. While PepsiCo still regularly find great candidates that way, we think fo...
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This looks like a positive change to the #LinkedIn Recruiter InMail Policy. 
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Did you know that +Mark Williams, aka "Mr LinkedIn", has a podcast? You do now. 
The podcast for LinkedIn users throughout the world who wish to make their time online more productive and successful.
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And it is very good cc +Mark Williams
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There is event news in our LinkedIn group... 
We believe in growing world class sourcing talent in the UK Recruitment sector. Members of this group get regular news, sourcing challenges and always hear about our events first.
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UK Sourcers Meetup - 18th December 2014
Only a few tickets left, so register ASAP if you'd like to be there :)
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I'll be leading a session at The Sourcing Summit Europe in Amsterdam next month. Here's a link to get a discount on tickets http://sosueurope.com/sourcinghat
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PepsiCo are looking for a Senior Brand Manager to join the team in Theale, UK. Do you know someone qualified? #TeamPepsiCo  #Jobs #Marketing 
We are currently on the look-out for a talented Senior Brand Manager to join our PepsiCo team here at our UK head-office in Theale, near Reading, Berkshire. Let's not be coy; with over 22 global megabrands PepsiCo have a well-earned reputation for Brand Marketing expertise. We are proud to be the home to some of the best Marketers in the world, and an employer of choice of aspiring marketing professionals. At PepsiCo, marketing is as much about s...
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I'm leading an Internet Sourcing training course for In-house recruiters with the lovely folks at +Ingenium People in London on Wednesday 7th May. Click below for more details...
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Education
  • University of Reading
    Mathematics & Physics, 2002 - 2005
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Gender
Female
Other names
Henery
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Tagline
Social Media and Internet Research for Recruiting. Helping recruitment teams with research, training and strategy.
Introduction
Hi, I'm Katharine. 

I can usually be found online masquerading as TheSourceress. 

In the real world, I reside in the UK and you are most likely to spot me in Swindon, Reading or London.

I founded Sourcing Hat Ltd in 2012 to help businesses engage with more interested and interesting people.

I am particularly interested in the social web and how it can be used to augment our relationships in the real world.

In September 2013 I introduced the inaugural Discover Sourcing event in London. Do get in touch if you'd like to learn more about future events.
Bragging rights
In March 2010 I won the title of GrandMaster Sourcer at SourceCon in San Diego (find out more at http://sourcecon.com)
Work
Occupation
Internet Sourcer, Trainer, Event Organiser (take your pick)
Skills
Talent Sourcing, Internet Research, Social Recruiting, Recruitment Training, Knitting.
Employment
  • Sourcing Hat Ltd
    Founder, Consultant & Trainer, 2012 - present
  • Verizon Enterprise Solutions
    Soucing Consultant (6 month contract), 2012 - 2013
  • Freelance
    Freelance Consultant, 2010 - 2012
  • Capgemini
    Sourcing Recruitment Manager (contract), 2011 - 2012
  • EcoSearch Recruitment Ltd
    Research Associate, 2008 - 2010
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Currently
Reading, UK
Previously
Swindon, UK