For three days this week, sunny Anaheim played host to hundreds of recruiters, talent pros, and eager sourcers. Why? Because SourceCon Spring 2017 rolled into town, and the boolean flowed like free beer.
Headlined by a veritable who's who of sourcing and recruiting pros like Glen Cathey, Maren Hogan, Jim Stroud, and Katrina Collier, the conferenced was jam-packed with data, hacks, insights, and networking. In case you missed it, or if you just wanna relive some of your favorite moments, here's our official highlight reel:
The conference theme of was We Control The Robots, and so naturally, they were everywhere.
SourceCon editor Shannon Pritchett kicked things off:
Then everyone migrated outdoors because the way to a recruiter’s heart is free beer:
At one point, things got so crazy that a fire alarm went off:
The next day everyone geeked out and puts their skills to the test during the SourceCon Hackathon:
And serial finalist Randy Bailey won the 2017 Sourcing Grandmaster title (also known as the Heisman of Sourcing):
There was a lot of talk about the things AI and robots can do and the things they can’t:
Here a few of our favorite takeaways:
Always look at the data:
And remember the fundamentals:
After a week of networking, learning and hanging out, Tangie Pettis summed it up best:
What were your favorite parts of the conference? Let us know in the comments!