Richard Peterson
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Ever Have a Candidate....

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Peterson Sep 24, 2013. 1 Reply

...who sees their resume as basically just a list of things they hate to do?Continue

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Richard Peterson commented on Richard Peterson's blog post 'CHARACTERISTICS OF A GREAT RECRUITER: PART ll'
"I actually, totally agree with you. The posting speaks to "General" attributes that make for a good recruiter. And, maybe, to inspire some "Good Will" with comments about what "Charisma" can do for a person and the…"
Nov 14, 2013
Keith D. Halperin commented on Richard Peterson's blog post 'CHARACTERISTICS OF A GREAT RECRUITER: PART ll'
"Both and/or neither....;) Seriously though, I think you list and describe many characteristics that great recruiters possess, However, it's possible to be a great recruiter without possessing the majority of the things you've…"
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Richard Peterson commented on Richard Peterson's blog post 'CHARACTERISTICS OF A GREAT RECRUITER: PART ll'
"Keith: Kind of lost with your "Shorthand" on the last two postings. Are you happy or sad with the article. It was a 5am effort and I didn't wake up early. I need to review and make sure it made sense."
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Keith D. Halperin commented on Richard Peterson's blog post 'CHARACTERISTICS OF A GREAT RECRUITER: PART ll'
"Hi Rich, 1 1/2-2 out of 5 this time? UGHH!  It makes me think of this line from an old drama: "As for being half-witted: well, what can I say, except that I have survived to middle age with half my wits, while thousands have died with all…"
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Keith D. Halperin commented on Richard Peterson's blog post 'Characteristics of a Great Recruiter!: Part l'
"Thanks, Rich. One out of three: hmmm. Guess it could be worse: none out of three. Keep Blogging, -kh"
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Profile Information

Name
Rich Peterson
Job Title
Managing Director
Company
RecruitCom
Which best describes your profession?
Agency Recruiting
How many years have you been in the business?
>15 years
Which industries do you work in now?
All Industries, Conglomerates, Consumer Goods, Financial, Government, Industrial, Services, Technology
How many employees in your company?
<10
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http://www.recruitcom.com
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http://www.richardnpeterson.com
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CHARACTERISTICS OF A GREAT RECRUITER: PART ll

Posted on November 14, 2013 at 5:00am 4 Comments

 4.) Information Adviser:

The role of the recruiter is a lot like a consultant. Someone who understands his role as an adviser to the candidate and the hiring manager. He/she seeks to understand their unique problems and  determine the best fit for their needs.

 5,) Charisma:

 As Karl Malden would say, "Don't Leave Home Without It." It's a wonderful attribute. Charisma will inspire and energize everyone around you. That doesn't mean you…

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Characteristics of a Great Recruiter!: Part l

Posted on November 14, 2013 at 5:00am 1 Comment

It doesn't matter if I am a hiring manager or a candidate on the market or an event attendee (career fairs, open house, speed interviewing or whatever), it is pretty apparent that most of the folks that are recruiting for companies today do not have the skills, knowledge, or experience to meet the minimum expectations of the job.

 It is quite disappointing to see the skill level and caliber of many recruiters that reside in Corporate America today. Some have been promoted into their…

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Diversity: Critical Recruiting and Outreach

Posted on November 11, 2013 at 4:35pm 0 Comments

Rich Peterson thinks the challenge with Diversity Programs in general is that it is so hard to find companies willing to participate in diversity studies, the research is minimal.

Implementing strategies, programs and procedures to attract and retain talent including special emphasis on the attracting a minority workforce can be challenging. Knowing what works, what doesn’t and why is imperative! 

Establishing compelling employer brands and advertising campaigns that…

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Diversity in the Workplace

Posted on November 11, 2013 at 4:00pm 6 Comments

Rich Peterson's Ten Up and Down Sides for Diversity in the Workplace:

1.)        Upsides

a.)          Organizations that continue to hire, develop, and promote minorities consistently outperform their competitors in good economic times as well as bad.

b.)          Diverse workforces are better equipped to problem-solve and handle change.

c.)     Promoting diversity creates happier employees. Diverse teams are more creative…

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