"You could send surveys to the hiring managers to assess their satisfaction with performance in regard to time to fill, quality of candidates, etc. Assuming there are means to track it, you can also measure on recruiters correctly dispositioning…"
"Jerry, I love your example there!
I'll admit that when I was newer in the game I felt awkward about asking compensation, but after a few of those situations it got sticky when it came to negotiations and I learned my lesson! Get the nitty…"
"I have been getting more frequent requests from people I don't know, a lot from those who should know better! I usually accept and send THEM a note out of curiosity but rarely hear back. I like some of the suggestions here; I…"
"I completely agree that quantity does not equal quality. However, I do want to go down a side street about Craigslist. I have been a user for several years on a personal basis (sold concert tickets & bought a great treadmill!) as well as…"
"I think age bias is very common and I think my role as a recruiter is to retrain the hiring manager's way of thinking toward older candidates.
As for advice, I like Elaine's recommendation for perkiness - enthusiasm and excitement…"
"Amy, great post! I have several horror stories too, and many of the employee referrals I receive have not given thought to the checklist.
Kyle - I'm with you about printing copies for those in my office to read and heed!"
"Being that I recruit for largely hourly/non-exempt call center positions, I come across this everyday. If I screened out all candidates following these 7 "deadly email sins" I would hardly have a candidate pool, but there are…"
"White see-through jeans with her underwear peaking out as well as a see through long sleeve top over a spaghetti strap shirt. However, the attire was nothing compared to the what was actually coming out of her mouth, but that's a story for…"