"I couldn't agree more. I see so many recruiters that seem more like bots than people. I can almost promise that candidates don't forget talking to me, because I let my personality show, make them comfortable and I end up learning so much…"
"I love cover letters. I'm not afraid to say it.
OK, I'm a little afraid, but that's okay.
I had this conversation with the Animal via Twitter a few weeks ago. I still stand by my statement that the candidates who don't…"
"Two thoughts, I think if they do RPO it will be at a cost that will keep me in business, looking at their pricing for what I actually get and how often I can't access the network, i'm not concerned at ALL. (note, I'm a contract…"
"I'm not a fan! I don't reciprocate unless I know the person, and as a recruiter, I have worked with a very small portion of my connections. I get endorsements daily from people I don't know, and it bugs me. I can't say it's…"
"First, haven't we gotten past this one page resume crap? UGH, I'm going to get a tattoo "your resume can be over one page!!!" You have your proof, three pages of recruiters who disagree. Can we stop now? Entry level, fine.…"
"I think you have value to add elsewhere. One last call to the VP to let him know you are pulling the contract to concentrate your business efforts on companies hiring, respectfully, and toss him on the wrong side of your velvet rope. You are better…"
"Just to share a different perspective, there are industries that require this format, namely government contracting. If you don't write it in 3rd, it ends up in the trash. Weird, right?
PS, I hate them too."
Thanks for the note. Wow a Mass local... I thought I could use a new friend here on Recruiting Blogs so I picked you after reading one of your posts. It's very nice to make your acquaintance!
I recruit for the Defense industry. What sort of folks do you recruit for?