In my experience, referrals are the best source of high-caliber candidates for the openings I fill (not an earth-shattering observation, I know). I've also found that candidates that come from referrals are also much less prone to hyperbole and outright deceitfulness about their accomplishments and work history. Is your experience similar? That you can have more confidence in the veracity of information referred candidates share?See More
"If running social media campaigns and other digital platforms for a potential employer is part of the job duties, I think having a good Klout score is relevant because as of right now it seems to be the best measurement for that kind of activity. If…"
"Great question, Tim. From my third-party recruiter perspective, the answer depends on so many factors. It's vital that we have as much information as possible from our client (and candidate, in terms of where their head is) - and anyone…"
"Good post, Nick.
As an agency recruiter, your comment about "our task as recruiters" highlights the fact that I tend to deal with two types of clients - those that allow me to be consultative and to provide the full extent of my expertise…"
"Regardless of the nature of the client / recruiter relationship, any recruiter who won't take or make the time to ask prep questions of the client before an interview is a chickens**t who should be in another line of work.