"Before everything else, great recruiters are in the business of getting what their clients need. Yes, often VPs and directors at Fortune 500 firms want to hire MiniMe. Is it your job as a recruiter to wean them away from that? Maybe and maybe…"
"Well said, Corey. This is the time for companies to invigorate their retention efforts. And for those who have been squeezing profits out of their people by conducting huge lay-offs, get ready for the pain of it coming back to bite you on the…"
"Candidates just hurt themselves when they don't understand how real recruiters work. Job postings are too far down the funnel - instead, if you're a candidate you want to work the top of the funnel. Making it easy for recruiters to contact…"
"To really be effective, a CV has to be written from the reader's point of view. Who's the reader? The recruiter or the employer.
Too many times candidates push their agenda without thinking more deeply to the actual consumer of their…"
"Bingo, Paul! I think what used to be a competitive advantage in the past (a large, secret database) is not now. Maybe the winning formula is honesty, loyalty, integrity, autonomy and candidate love.
In the new world, there are no enemies - everyone…"
"Now this is a VERY interesting, counter-intuitive use of LinkedIn. In fact, one of the 'extras' I like about it is it holds everyone's feet to the fire. If you're not providing performance as a recruiter, people will stay away…"
"Thanks for getting the word out, Michelle. It's common sense to be clear with people you're reaching out to, but so often it's not the case. You're right - I'm not interested in connecting up with 5 million people...and just…"
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