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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 [...]

Avoid Overestimating Your Work Capacity

March 7th, 2017|Blog|

Overestimating work capacity and production can be risky. So many times you assume that things are going as planned and you’re on target to hit your goal but in reality you’re behind and could potentially be heading towards a missed deadline. With so many things to keep accomplish throughout the week, how do you [...]

Bridging Gaps: How to Provide a Great Candidate Experience from First Contact

March 3rd, 2017|Blog|

As recruiters we have the best job. We’re involved in hiring decisions, we learn and discover new technologies, network with tons of great people who span many industries, and most of all we’re able to help others.  Those we help include both candidates and clients.  We work hard to make that hire, but it’s [...]

Client Relationships: What Do You Value Most?

February 21st, 2017|Blog|

Building a client relationship can be a lot like dating. It might start off all butterflies and bliss, but that’s just a sugar coating. Once you break past that delicious candy shell, you could be in for a surprise. As recruiters, we hate surprises! We’re planners by nature. Some might even say we’re control [...]

How Often Is the Customer Right?

February 16th, 2017|Blog|

  At some point in your life you’ve probably been asked the question, “How often is the customer right?” How did you answer it? The canned answer is “always” – but when people say it, do they really mean it? In my experience, most of the time, they don’t. They laugh when they answer [...]

Recruiters, What’s Your Interview Style?

February 15th, 2017|Blog|

I’ve worked with many recruiters during my career and I’ve heard many different styles of recruiting and interviewing candidates. Some recruiters are direct and upfront, unapologetic to a point. Some like the candidate to do most of the talking while they take notes. There have been a few recruiters I’ve worked with (note: past [...]

Recruitment Plans: Getting Your HM’s Buy-In

February 10th, 2017|Blog|

As recruiters, we all run into situations where our process does not exactly jive with the process of the hiring manager we are working with.  This can cause major delays in hiring and is usually more about trust then two processes working together.  So how do you avoid the hold-ups and find a middle [...]