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Is the Auto Industry Going on a Hiring Spree?

Started Jun 11, 2013 0 Replies

Is the national news media blowing a bunch of smoke . . . or is the auto industry about to go on a hiring spree? If you work this industry, please chime in.…Continue

Tags: Recruiting Trends, Hiring Trends, Agency Recruiting

What Do You Think Are the 'Deadly Sins' of the Recruiting Profession?

Started Jun 11, 2012 0 Replies

Hi all,We're hosting a free webinar by Jeff Skrentny at 1 p.m., EST tomorrow titled,…Continue

Tags: Skrentny, Webinars, Training

Companies' Attitudes Towards Hiring: 'Feast or Famine'?

Started Dec 13, 2010 0 Replies

Hi all,Just posted the results of our latest Top Echelon Network Preferred Member poll about companies' attitudes towards hiring. Would love to get your take on the poll and also hear about what…Continue

Tags: TheEconomy, OwnerIssues, CurrentTrends, ClientDevelopment

Obstacles on Your Desk Right Now

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steven Marse CPC, CTS, CSP, TSC Oct 19, 2010. 1 Reply

Hi all, Just wondering what the biggest obstacles are on your desk at the moment.  It could be anything . . . clients, candidates, the process itself, etc.  Wondering what the pulse is out there. …Continue

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Is the Auto Industry Going on a Hiring Spree?

Is the national news media blowing a bunch of smoke . . . or is the auto industry about to go on a hiring spree? If you work this industry, please chime in.http://www.topechelon.com/recruiter-training-blog/bid/59923/Hiring-Trends-Is-the-Auto-Industry-About-to-Speed-UpSee More
Jun 11, 2013
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What's the Unemployment Rate for the Candidates YOU Place?

When it comes to recessions, recruiters have long pointed out that the unemployment rate for the people they place is traditionally lower than the unemployment rate for the people they don’t place.And recent statistics appear to validate that point.According to those numbers, which were recently published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, those with a college degree are enjoying more of a recovery (i.e., landing jobs more easily) than those who don’t have one.In fact, the disparity…See More
Jan 30, 2013
A blog post by Matt Deutsch was featured

A Sampling of the ‘Funniest Excuses for Missing Work’

If you’ve been a recruiter for any length of time, you’ve heard candidates give excuses for missing an interview—or missing their first day on the job (if they even give you an excuse).  And once candidates become employees, they also develop a habit of giving their employer excuses, as well, especially when it comes to missing work. Job board site CareerBuilder recently released a list of employee excuses for missing work.  Of course, this list has been quickly passed around the Internet, and…See More
Nov 4, 2012
Matt Deutsch posted a blog post

A Sampling of the ‘Funniest Excuses for Missing Work’

If you’ve been a recruiter for any length of time, you’ve heard candidates give excuses for missing an interview—or missing their first day on the job (if they even give you an excuse).  And once candidates become employees, they also develop a habit of giving their employer excuses, as well, especially when it comes to missing work. Job board site CareerBuilder recently released a list of employee excuses for missing work.  Of course, this list has been quickly passed around the Internet, and…See More
Nov 1, 2012
Matt Deutsch posted a blog post

Poll: Recruiters Receive 'Less of a Response' with Voicemail

We recently raised the issue of what kind of future voicemail has in recruiting.  Since that’s a timely topic in the world of business and within the recruiting industry, we thought it might be a good idea to follow up with a recruiter poll! What’s important, of course, is how much of a response…See More
Sep 21, 2012
A blog post by Matt Deutsch was featured

And the Percentage of Recruiters Who Make Client Visits is . . .

Every recruiter everywhere is doing everything they can to drum up new clients—and keep existing ones. Should that include making client visits?  If so, how many client visits should recruiters make? To be sure, there are many factors involved.  Below are a few: 1.The industry and niche in which the recruiter works2.The business model of the recruiting firm3. The proximity of the recruiter’s clients This is a rather deep subject, but to gauge recruiters’ general practices regarding client…See More
Aug 29, 2012
Ritu Chaudhari commented on Matt Deutsch's blog post 'And the Percentage of Recruiters Who Make Client Visits is . . .'
"Thanks Matt, Yep, I would be too :-))"
Aug 28, 2012
Matt Lloyd commented on Matt Deutsch's blog post 'And the Percentage of Recruiters Who Make Client Visits is . . .'
"Ritu, I'm based in Brisbane Australia. I'd be interested to find out how many recruiters were polled for this result and what the spread was like. Was just one firm polled or just one location..."
Aug 28, 2012
Brandon Barber commented on Matt Deutsch's blog post 'And the Percentage of Recruiters Who Make Client Visits is . . .'
"Certainly depends if you are in sales vs account management vs full desk search. Account managers should be getting out as much as possible. Lots of factors - multiple contractors on site? VMS account? Sometime I place 2-4 people per year for some…"
Aug 28, 2012
Raphael Fang commented on Matt Deutsch's blog post 'And the Percentage of Recruiters Who Make Client Visits is . . .'
"I always make the time to meet with my clients because face to face meeting will bring working relationship to the next level.  "
Aug 28, 2012
Jerry Albright commented on Matt Deutsch's blog post 'And the Percentage of Recruiters Who Make Client Visits is . . .'
"Asking for a quick visit is one of the first indicators as to whether you'll be working with a client who is interested in hiring from you.  I would think anyone in our industry "asking" a company to pay them 10 or 20K…"
Aug 28, 2012
Ritu Chaudhari commented on Matt Deutsch's blog post 'And the Percentage of Recruiters Who Make Client Visits is . . .'
"Matt, where are you based? I'm based in Singapore and I totally agree with you. We typically are doing 3-5 meetings a week. "
Aug 28, 2012
Edward Goodeve-Docker commented on Matt Deutsch's blog post 'And the Percentage of Recruiters Who Make Client Visits is . . .'
"I can't believe those figures... Every role I have had within recruitment you are looking at minimum targets of 2 per week, you have to get out there to meet your clients and the recruiting managers - Amber, even if you only have 1 client, have…"
Aug 28, 2012
Bill Schultz commented on Matt Deutsch's blog post 'And the Percentage of Recruiters Who Make Client Visits is . . .'
"Yeah, Matt- it's pretty shocking."
Aug 27, 2012
Amber commented on Matt Deutsch's blog post 'And the Percentage of Recruiters Who Make Client Visits is . . .'
"Matt, I only have 1 client with a main office located near me. In general, we do not visit clients on person. Occasionally we have been able to meet with a few either during our vacation travels or if they are coming to this area. We do not do…"
Aug 27, 2012
Matt Lloyd commented on Matt Deutsch's blog post 'And the Percentage of Recruiters Who Make Client Visits is . . .'
"But even one visit a week in exec still means you are doing roughly 50 visits a year, that's nearly 10 times the highest in this poll and only 14% of consultants are doing more than 6 a year. I don't know anyone in my team or my city for…"
Aug 27, 2012

Profile Information

Name
Matt Deutsch
Job Title
Communications Coordinator
Company
Top Echelon
Which best describes your profession?
Vendor
How many years have you been in the business?
5-9 years
Which industries do you work in now?
All Industries
How many employees in your company?
>10
College/University
Youngstown State University
Are you interested in split placements?
Yes
What kind of networking are you open to?
Open networking
How do you introduce yourself to people you meet in business?
"Hi, I'm Matt Deutsch, Communications Coordinator for Top Echelon, a company dedicated to helping recruiters make more placements through the Hiring Hook website plug-in, Big Biller recruiting software, and Top Echelon split placement network."
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http://www.topechelon.com/recruiter-training-blog/
http://blog.topecheloncontracting.com/
What recruiting tools can you not live without?
The Hiring Hook website plug-in, Big Biller recruiting software, and Top Echelon split placement network
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What's the Unemployment Rate for the Candidates YOU Place?

Posted on January 30, 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments

When it comes to recessions, recruiters have long pointed out that the unemployment rate for the people they place is traditionally lower than the unemployment rate for the people they don’t place.

And recent statistics appear to validate that point.

According to those numbers, which were recently published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, those with a college degree are enjoying more of a recovery (i.e., landing…

Continue

A Sampling of the ‘Funniest Excuses for Missing Work’

Posted on November 1, 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments

If you’ve been a recruiter for any length of time, you’ve heard candidates give excuses for missing an interview—or missing their first day on the job (if they even give you an excuse).  And once candidates become employees, they also develop a habit of giving their employer excuses, as well, especially when it comes to missing work.



Job board site CareerBuilder recently released a list of employee excuses for missing work.  Of course, this list has been quickly…

Continue

Poll: Recruiters Receive 'Less of a Response' with Voicemail

Posted on September 21, 2012 at 3:30pm 0 Comments

We recently raised the issue of what kind of future voicemail has in recruiting.  Since that’s a timely topic in the world of business and within the recruiting industry, we thought it might be a good idea to follow up with a recruiter poll!…



Continue

And the Percentage of Recruiters Who Make Client Visits is . . .

Posted on August 24, 2012 at 1:30pm 12 Comments

Every recruiter everywhere is doing everything they can to drum up new clients—and keep existing ones.



Should that include making client visits?  If so, how many client visits should recruiters make?



To be sure, there are many factors involved.  Below are a few:



1.The industry and niche in which the recruiter works

2.The business model of the recruiting firm

3. The…

Continue

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