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"I hadn't seen the video or other articles until reading your post and that video sure did take me back to my agency recruiting days!  Although, to be honest, NO ONE had time for a morning run and NO ONE went out to get coffee for the…"
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Keith D. Halperin commented on Ross Clennett's blog post 'How fools recruit: 'I'll know them when I meet them''
"Gentlemen: Does any recruiter (3PR or internal) say to her/himself: "Oh, here's a really ****** search, I LOVE really ****** searches!" Rather, I think most of us take less than optimal searches/work/jobs/gigs be cause we …"
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Ross Clennett
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Working in a recruitment agency: How realistic should videos be?

Posted on April 3, 2014 at 8:00am 1 Comment

There's an old recruitment joke that's been doing the rounds for years about a recently deceased HR Manager (insert lawyer, management consultant etc) arriving at the Pearly Gates and being given a tour of Heaven…

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How fools recruit: 'I'll know them when I meet them'

Posted on March 20, 2014 at 7:30pm 3 Comments

No matter how far we think businesses have come with respect to recruitment and employment practices, there are always plenty of reminders that old habits die hard. 

One of these old habits is the classic client response to a recruiter who requests a job description; ‘I don't need a job description,…

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Is Your Candidate Just Very Confident or Are They Really a Charismatic Narcissist?

Posted on January 23, 2014 at 8:00pm 1 Comment

Having conducted over three thousand interviews, mainly with accounting staff of all levels of skill from accounts clerks to CFOs, I became very used to minimising the…

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Why Candidates Decline Job Offers (And What To Do About It)

Posted on January 13, 2014 at 8:00pm 10 Comments

Every recruiter has had, or will have, the experience of a candidate declining a job offer, contrary to everything the candidate has said or done up until that point. 

This is a very expensive failure of your recruitment process because at the time of the offer you have completed around 95% of the necessary…

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How Law & Order teaches you better interviewing skills

Posted on November 2, 2013 at 10:35pm 0 Comments

‘Objection! Leading the witness! 

‘Objection! Speculation!' 

‘Objection! Relevance?' 

These lines are classic courtroom interjections I have heard in movie and TV dramas for as long as I can remember. 

It's all designed to create greater dramatic tension. How true is it all to real life in a US courtroom? I don't know, as I have never been in one but I certainly enjoy watching the fictionalised courtrooms that the characters in the various…

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At 7:24pm on August 11, 2008, Cherese DeJesus said…
Hi Ross, Welcome to RB!

Enjoy the site

~Cherese
 
 
 

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