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Sourcing Pipelines: How do you keep track of your sourced candidates?

April 26th, 2017|Blog|

Most, if not all, of us in HR and TA use an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) - and it does just that - tracks applicants. When you’re an applicant that applies to a job board posting or through a company’s website, most of the time you are re-directed to a link to apply for the [...]

What’s Your Signature?

April 12th, 2017|Blog|

In communicating with clients, hiring managers, and candidates all day, there are tons of email and messages being sent back and forth.  Most of us have our set signature that we use every time.  I use “Thank you” and have colleagues who stick to “Regards” or “Kindly,” but what about the awkward decline email?  Not [...]

Keys to Effective Sourcing

April 11th, 2017|Blog|

Over my 8 years in Talent Acquisition, I’ve definitely learned a lot about the new age of recruiting and sourcing.  The new norm in most companies is to separate the sourcing career path from recruiting all together.  The reason for this is that it takes a completely different personality and mindset to be successful within [...]

Switching Gears

April 5th, 2017|Blog|

There are many factors that go in to being a successful RPO recruiter. You need to be resourceful, be patient, be humble, and need to have a strong work ethic. The list of characteristics can go on and on. For me though, the most important attribute an RPO recruiter needs is to be flexible. [...]

Documenting Processes

April 4th, 2017|Blog|

When you are tasked with creating process documentation from scratch, how do you go about documenting your work? In my position as a Recruitment Processor, I often need to create documentation detailing how I complete tasks and reporting that are my responsibility.  Sometimes, I’m creating the processes from scratch; and other times, I’m starting [...]

Transparency: The Key to Developing Long Lasting Relationships with Candidates

April 3rd, 2017|Blog|

In the recruiting field, there are a lot of variables you have to deal with once you submit a candidate to a position or present a candidate to a hiring manager. The hiring process can be nebulous at times and there are factors that can occasionally be out of your control; such as a [...]

Cold Calling Tips for Recruiters

March 21st, 2017|Blog|

There’s a love hate relationship when it comes to cold calling. In recruiting, cold calling is the lifeline of your success. More activity leads to more results. The quality of your calls will make this process more efficient in which you will have a better outcome. These five tips I have listed below will [...]

Bringing Structure into the Chaotic World of Recruiting

March 17th, 2017|Blog|

Working as a recruiter has its ups and downs, twists and turns - similar to a roller coaster. One day can go smoothly: you find multiple candidates who are interested in the opportunity you have to offer, resulting in the accomplishment of your daily goal. Then the opposite occurs: every potential candidate you speak [...]

Relating to the Candidate’s Need

March 15th, 2017|Blog|

One of the most rewarding factors of recruiting is finding the perfect person their perfect position. We all know the job hunting process can sometimes be a stressful one. Whether the candidate has been job searching for two days or two months, it can be a daunting process to think of where you will [...]

Small Perks Can Be a Big Deal

March 9th, 2017|Blog|

So many companies are trying to attract top talent, and many of these companies are taking their cues from major tech companies in Silicon Valley. They all want to have Google-like offices with swimming pools, volleyball courts and a dinosaur skeleton, or to offer unlimited PTO as Netflix does.  But many smaller companies aren’t [...]