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Recruiting Support 101

August 11th, 2017|Blog|

Have you recently taken on a role in which you are supporting a lead recruiter on their assigned requisitions?  This is often a hard transition for recruiters, but doesn’t have to be.  Here are a few tips to help ease the transition and make it a mutually beneficial experience. Build the Relationship From Day 1 [...]

Why people should write their own resumes

August 7th, 2017|Blog|

It seems that I have been asked a million times over the last few years – by friends and family, even people that are a friend of a friend – if I can help them with their resume.  I’m sure if you are a fellow TA or HR professional you know what I am talking [...]

Interviewer Basics: Crafting a Style That Works for You

August 1st, 2017|Blog|

Interviewing techniques are vital to the success of recruiters who are looking to secure top talent and build lasting connections. Throughout my recruitment experience, I’ve crafted a style that is true to my personality and effective for our clients. Finding what worked best for me did not happen overnight, in fact, it took a lot [...]

Let’s Talk Salary

July 31st, 2017|Blog|

I think Salary is a tough conversation to have for everyone involved in the hiring process.  Candidates, hiring managers and recruiters all want to get the best deal.  How can we talk about salary without all the stress? No one wants to give away too much too early.  If a candidate tells a recruiter they [...]

HireGate … Tracking Done Right

July 31st, 2017|Blog|

With the ability to follow a candidate from the time when a recruiter first finds them, through the first attempt to make contact, all the way to hire or final disqualification, HireGate is in a unique position to begin tracking potential candidates much earlier than any automated system currently in use in recruiting. HireGate augments [...]

New Job…As a First Time Recruiter

July 20th, 2017|Blog|

Take your time New jobs are always stressful and you’re not expected to pick things up instantly. Learning takes time and mastering something takes even longer. If you don’t allow yourself time to let things sink in and learn the ins and outs of the role, you’ll end up making mistakes. Give yourself time to [...]

A Recruiter’s Perspective on Effective Job Descriptions

June 1st, 2017|Blog|

Job descriptions are a cornerstone in recruitment, and a lot of what I do is intertwined with their effectiveness. They’re a common thread throughout the industry that can either attract or repel the very talent my clients are searching for. Far too often do I see laundry list type job descriptions; bullet points of qualifications [...]

“Shopping” for Candidates: Sourcing vs. Online Shopping

May 17th, 2017|Blog|

At my current company, we’ve always focused on keeping an eye out for entry level talent that possesses the skillsets or “key elements” necessary in order to be successful in a Recruiting or Sourcing role and then we continuously work on teaching them the rest. Often, in our initial conversations with potential Sourcers, we ask [...]

The Elevator Pitch and How It Can Help You Land the Ideal Candidate

May 16th, 2017|Blog|

Preparing an elevator pitch is a great way to let a candidate know about the position your company has available. Let’s say you are at a networking event and meet someone who may be a great fit based on what they tell you about their past positions.  Do you get their information and reach out [...]

Tips to help sell yourself during an Interview

May 9th, 2017|Blog|

Some people have a gift for sales.  However in the job-seeking business, good salesmanship requires listening carefully to the interviewer and reading the interviewer's body language. You must be intuitive enough to take what you hear during the interview process and directly use it towards your interviewing pitch. Be flexible. Don't try and do the [...]