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Recruiter Splits in 2015

Started Jan 15 0 Replies

Without a doubt, recruiting is going to be hot in 2015.  I thought this would be a good place to start a lively discussion about splits.  There are going to be a ton of roles and not enough good…Continue

Tags: Agency Recruiting, Money, Partnerships, Splits, Recruiting

Why Do You Recruit?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sarah Calverley Oct 27, 2013. 15 Replies

So inquiring minds want to know.  Why have you chosen recruiting as a profession?  I would love to see what most say.  Is it one of the following?  Do you have another reason?1)  Money 2)…Continue

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Are You Ready For Some Football?

Started Aug 29, 2013 0 Replies

What 1 game are you looking forward to watching this weekend.  Happy Labor Day!  …Continue

LinkedIn Inmails or Invitations? What works best for you?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Irina Shamaeva Feb 6, 2014. 28 Replies

So I have been trying an experiment.  You try it.  I haven't sent an inmail in 2 months.  I have only sent invitations to connect with a brief explanation of why.  It seems to be working well.  It…Continue

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Recruiter Splits in 2015

Without a doubt, recruiting is going to be hot in 2015.  I thought this would be a good place to start a lively discussion about splits.  There are going to be a ton of roles and not enough good recruiters to get the positions filled. So.. With that being said, I have a few questions1)  What makes a good Split Partner?2)  What terms are usually negotiated with the recruiter you are splitting the fee? 3)  When should you expect payment from the splits?4)  How often does "that candidate was in my…See More
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Recruiter Splits in 2015

Without a doubt, recruiting is going to be hot in 2015.  I thought this would be a good place to start a lively discussion about splits.  There are going to be a ton of roles and not enough good recruiters to get the positions filled. So.. With that being said, I have a few questions1)  What makes a good Split Partner?2)  What terms are usually negotiated with the recruiter you are splitting the fee? 3)  When should you expect payment from the splits?4)  How often does "that candidate was in my…See More
Jan 15
Terence Verma commented on Will Thomson's blog post 'What Is Your Gift?'
" I get totally internalized when I hear great music melody. It gets me all rapturous! Those feelings or emotions are not triggered in any other situation. That could mean that my passion is to listen to music? Begs the question whether…"
Jan 8
Will Thomson and Nicholas Meyler are now friends
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Will Thomson replied to Nicholas Meyler's discussion 'Recapping 2014: The Year in Recruiting'
"2015 will be the best year recruiting has seen in many years.  Agency recruiters will have banner years and corporate recruiters will be busy.  There will be a true lack for good recruiters this year.  Enjoy it.  A good…"
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Anna Brekka commented on Will Thomson's blog post 'Dude, I am helping you out! Don't be a Di@k!'
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Will Thomson commented on Will Thomson's blog post 'Dude, I am helping you out! Don't be a Di@k!'
"Yea, Anna, we have.  It is kind of like yelling at the Customer Service person about your cable bill when they have absolutely nothing to do with it.  :)"
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Anna Brekka commented on Will Thomson's blog post 'Dude, I am helping you out! Don't be a Di@k!'
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Profile Information

Name
Will Thomson
Job Title
Sales and Marketing Recruiter
Company
Rosetta Stone
Which best describes your profession?
Corporate Talent Acquisition
How many years have you been in the business?
10-14 years
Which industries do you work in now?
Government, Healthcare, Services, Technology
How many employees in your company?
>5000
Website
http://www.bullseyerecruiting.net
Blog
http://www.bullseyerecruiting.net
LinkedIn Profile
http://www.linkedin.com/in/willthomson
Twitter Profile
http://twitter.com/WillRecruits

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Dude, I am helping you out! Don't be a Di@k!

Posted on November 13, 2014 at 1:00am 3 Comments

I've been in the recruiting game for a while now.  Been in it since 1995.  I get that we are in an ungrateful profession.  It is always zero- to- hero and vice-verse. "What have you done for me lately" is just a part of what I expect to hear EVERY SINGLE DAY.  I get it.  I go back for the punishment willingly because…

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We Aren't Playing Backyard Football Anymore

Posted on June 21, 2014 at 12:30am 5 Comments

Remember growing up playing a little backyard football with your neighbors?  Two people were selected to pick teams. You always knew the person who was going to be selected first and typically the person who would be selected last. The most athletic, most capable individuals were picked first. I know I always wanted the…

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Can Someone Please Explain to Me What Linkedin Is Doing?

Posted on May 1, 2014 at 6:14pm 12 Comments

I don't get it.  I truly don't understand what LinkedIn is doing.  I do know that they are gaining new members at an astounding rate EVERY DAY.  They are gaining more market share and becoming more and more invincible.  No one can compete with LinkedIn.  Google Plus tried to compete with them.  Can you say #Fail?  I…

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Proximity and Relationships in Recruiting

Posted on April 1, 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments

The other night I was out having dinner with my wife and friends.  It is always interesting when our group gets together.  The guys sit on one side of the table and the women sit on the other. The guys talk sports, talk about our favorite beer and whiskey, and work.  The women talk about kitchen redesigns and…

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At 2:21am on April 20, 2013, Shawn White said…
Thanks Will !! Your blog post are Very Educational and informative!!
At 11:08am on September 6, 2012, HRNasty said…

Thanks for reaching out.  Looking forward to hearing your updates!

At 10:22pm on August 9, 2012, Noel Cocca said…

Welcome Will...Noel

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