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How not to lose your ideal candidate

2019-10-14T14:21:40-04:00October 14th, 2019|Blog|

Recruiter: How did today’s interview go for the Software engineer? Hiring Manager: The interview went great all five people that interviewed the candidate agree that they would be a great fit for us.  You hit the nail on the head with this one. Recruiter: That’s great news! Would you like me to call and make [...]

Understanding that fine line between aggressive and assertive.

2019-09-25T15:07:46-04:00September 25th, 2019|Blog|

While working in recruiting, or the sales field, one of the more difficult things I have realized is finding that fine line between aggressiveness and assertiveness. Finding yourself on the wrong side of this line can come across in a negative way for potential buyers or candidates. The goal is to be persistent and persuasive, [...]

What are you worth?

2019-09-23T16:21:28-04:00September 23rd, 2019|Blog|

Recruiters don’t ask this that bluntly but when interviewing for a position a candidate is always faced with the question, “what are you looking for in regard to compensation?”. It’s standard protocol. The recruiter must know if you are in line with the salary budgeted for the role and the candidate needs to communicate their [...]

Impacts of Technology on Recruiting

2019-09-03T16:22:26-04:00September 3rd, 2019|Blog|

We are living in a very technologically focused world, it is impossible to go to many public places without seeing at least a few people on phones and laptops. But how has this impacted the hiring process and how can recruiters and human resources ensure we maintain a good candidate experience throughout the process? A [...]

Maintaining a Professional Demeanor in a Difficult Recruitment Environment

2019-08-12T16:09:29-04:00August 12th, 2019|Blog|

In today’s job market, the unemployment rate has dropped to the lowest level of the 21st Century with a rate of 3.8%.  Recruiters in all industries are facing a challenge to attract qualified candidates across the board. Especially now, working as a team in Talent Acquisition can be beneficial to your organization. Someone who you [...]

Helpful tips for extending a verbal offer

2019-08-07T16:57:23-04:00August 7th, 2019|Blog|

While a verbal offer is not as final as a written offer letter, it is still important that you be prepared to discuss, with the prospective candidate, what is being offered and to do so in a professional and positive manner. Explain all of the details of the offer so that the candidate can, ideally, [...]

Giving Back to your Candidates

2019-07-31T09:37:48-04:00July 31st, 2019|Blog|

The job market can be tough to sell, but the most important part of picking the right candidate for your job opening as a recruiter is building a relationship with the applicants, with constant communication and feedback. If you conduct a phone screen, take notice of the conversations you had, review the notes written down [...]