Our expert sourcing team includes Master Sourcers Irina ShamaevaDavid Galley, and Julia Tverskaya.

We work with corporate and agency recruiting teams on a project basis and provide Internet sourcing, research, name generation, and contingency & retained recruitment services. We pride ourselves on the work we do, we develop unique methods, and we welcome challenging assignments. Our team members have a combined Internet Sourcing Experience of over 53 years.

Due to the universal and always up-to-date searching methods we use and create, we can source people in any industry and any location. Sometimes we utilize our networks for local language speakers who also understand cultural differences.


To jump-start a sourcing project, we would need:

  • Job/role descriptions; target geography
  • (Optionally) sample target resumes, approximate salary ranges, lists of typical titles, target companies (or we can compile for you) typical profile keywords; certifications or memberships; where you have looked and why this may be difficult; anything else you would find relevant.

Brain Gain Recruiting Sourcing Checklist


  • Lists of qualified candidates
  • LinkedIn and other Social Profiles
  • Lists of contacts with names, titles, companies, and locations
  • Comments, including reasons for submitting the results
  • (Optionally, on client’s request) explanations of methodologies used
  • (Optionally, on client’s request) initial contact with potential candidates
  • Competitor analysis/market feedback

Schedule and Deliverables

  • Custom output: lists of profiles with contact information shared via a Google Doc
  • Regular check-in with the client for feedback on the results
  • Optimizing your ROI: we will spend the hours only on producing actionable results; when in doubt, we’ll check with you before researching a given direction

Pricing Options

  • $200 hourly rate
  • Between $3,000-$4,500 to source for a given job opening
  • Monthly retained sourcing services
  • Fixed-price quotes are available on request


We do not guarantee any specific outcome (such as the number of names – it may vary depending on the project). We guarantee that we will bring an innovative approach to your project, using the most up-to-date tools and platforms, providing you with a good volume of matching results.


  • Please contact Irina at / 1-510-233-9493 Pacific time to discuss our availability and the specifics of your needs.