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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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"Thanks for commenting Linda.  I think you wouldn't be human if you didn't have a hard time with the highs and lows.  After going to the contingency side of things, I suffer from them daily.  Feast or famine."
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Linda Ferrante LoCicero commented on Will Thomson's blog post 'Recruiting is a Drug!'
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"Matt, I don't even know what to say....  Thanks."
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"Said like someone who has never actually done drugs. Nice post, nevertheless."
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Recruiting is a Drug!

There should be a warning label on all job descriptions for recruiting roles.  Maybe the label should read something like this:  “Warning, recruiting is extremely addictive.  Recruiting may cause anxiety, frustration, elation, depression, fear, and a…See More
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Name
Will Thomson
Job Title
Sales Recruiter, Founder
Company
Bulls Eye Recruiting
Which best describes your profession?
Recruiter
How many years have you been in the business?
>15 years
Which industries do you work in now?
Technology
How many employees in your company?
<10
Website
http://www.bullseyerecruiting.net
Blog
http://www.bullseyerecruiting.net
LinkedIn Profile
http://www.linkedin.com/in/willthomson
Twitter Profile
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Recruiting is a Drug!

Posted on April 13, 2015 at 6:00pm 4 Comments

There should be a warning label on all job descriptions for recruiting roles.  Maybe the label should read something like this:  “Warning, recruiting is extremely addictive.  Recruiting may cause anxiety,…

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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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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!

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