Candidate Prep-The Obvious and the Not So Obvious

  Getting a candidate in front of a hiring manager is an amazing accomplishment.  What happens next? The candidate now must perform and prove that their experience, accomplishments, and motivation is what the hiring manager is looking for and is enough to get the candidate to the next step of the hiring process. There are

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Building Relationships with New Hiring Managers

The implementation process of new clients can sometimes be challenging when it comes to gaining a hiring manager’s trust. How do you go about building a relationship with new clients? Start by setting up a call whether it’s via Skype or just a quick conversation, put the effort into learning their needs out of this

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Working with New Hiring Managers within your Organization

We were all new to an organization at one time or another in our professional career, whether it was a new job, corporate downsizing or change in a work/life situation. Training for new Hiring Managers is the key to success for all involved in the organization, be it veteran employees, new hires to the department,

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Communication is Key

In recruiting, communication can be one of the most important things to remember to stay on top of and one of the most detrimental to your workflow if you don’t dedicate enough time and attention to it. In the recruiting field, we work with and communicate with a number of people, whether it be to

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How not to lose your ideal candidate

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

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Understanding that fine line between aggressive and assertive.

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,

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The Interview Process

You applied for the job of your interest, and completed a phone interview about your background and the position, but what are the next steps after the screen, and how long should the process be? Always send a “Thank You Letter” to the recruiter or hiring manager you spoke with, even when it is a

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What are you worth?

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

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Transitioning to a New Role

Many of us go to work every day, and things are relatively constant.  But occasionally, a curveball gets thrown our way.  For me, the curveball came when I was asked to step into a new role. We all wear many hats during our careers.  But what happens when you are asked to put on a

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Impacts of Technology on Recruiting

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

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