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The Modern Recruiter

What is a modern recruiter? Someone who is honest first, knowledgeable second, consistent third, humble fourth, helpful fifth, personable sixth, and resilient seventh – of course these are equally valid in other arrangements.

Too many people who call themselves recruiters don’t take pride in their…


Added by Steve Levy on April 6, 2014 at 11:30am — 12 Comments

I'm a Recruiter. No, a Salesperson. NO, a RECRUITER!

I’ve always thought of my profession as sales. Always. I started recruiting in the early days of the internet, where training was basically “wanna buy a chicken? No? How about a duck?” until I got my hands on some Danny Cahill Placement 2000 VHS tapes.Ahhh then I was in…


Added by Amy Ala on April 3, 2014 at 4:00pm — 17 Comments

Turning Predicaments into Problemtunities – Scott’s Sales Yoga Thought for the Day

“If I could just go a day without having to solve problems, that would be a good day,” a CEO I advise recently shared.

Having heard him say this before, I responded, “The problems aren’t the issue. How you’re viewing them is the real problem.”

This led to a conversation on Making Shift Happen.

We all have a choice of how we view the world around us. Unfortunately, repetitively thinking the same thoughts creates a belief system that stays with us until we…


Added by Scott Wintrip on April 3, 2014 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Brutally Honest or Honestly Brutal?

Next time anyone claims they are being brutally honest, ask yourself, is brutality of any kind really necessary?

These occurrences often start with an exchange of emails or texts. One person thrusts with nasty words, then the other one parries with sarcasm. Before long,…


Added by Scott Wintrip on April 2, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

I am a real person; I have something to say, and I dislike being told I can't say it for money.

I got this in my email:

Tell Us What's On Your Mind. Win $500.…


Added by Martin H.Snyder on April 1, 2014 at 3:41pm — 1 Comment

New Sourcing & Recruiting Tool: TextRecruit



Added by Dean Da Costa on March 31, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Death by Repetitive Practice

While some people may like the idea of death by chocolate, most would probably agree that killing the success of a business with ineffectual approaches is a really bad idea. Unfortunately, that’s what’s happening in many companies across the globe.

While the use of Repetitive Practices in…


Added by Scott Wintrip on March 31, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

First It's Writing, Now Faces: Enough Is Enough!

I am going to take a short break form my series on lesser known sites to source from, to…


Added by Dean Da Costa on March 27, 2014 at 7:30pm — 34 Comments

Be a Peer, Not a Pauper – Scott’s Sales Yoga Thought of the Day

On a discussion forum this week, advice was sought for dealing with a reluctant buyer who was viewing the salesperson’s attempts to sell as competition to her own efforts. This all too common attitude by some buyers is exactly why they need your help.

Unfortunately, advice on this topic often perpetuates the subservient mentality of many who sell. This “you have to prove yourself approach” is the beginning of a losing battle for the hearts and minds of those who’ve already decided…


Added by Scott Wintrip on March 27, 2014 at 8:52am — No Comments

How to Avoid Compensation Complaints

Like the overly complicated tax code in the US, many compensation plans for sales roles are filled with convoluted rewards, confusing tiers and thresholds, and loopholes that undermine the system.

Thankfully, it doesn’t take an act of…


Added by Scott Wintrip on March 26, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

What Media Properties Does the HR Marketplace Mention Most on Twitter? The Data Says…

HRmarketer software analyzes more HR marketplace data than anyone else. Every day, this includes tens of thousands of HR- and benefits-related tweets, Facebook updates and LinkedIn updates, as well as 5,000-plus new articles and blog posts.



Added by Mark Willaman on March 25, 2014 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

Shadow Casting

“You’ve had a really bad attitude for the past few days and I don’t want to be around you any longer. You need to fix whatever is bothering you and quick!” The words came out quick, hot, and angry. After they said it, all I could do was stop.  I tried like hell to put on a brave exterior, but on the inside I…


Added by John on March 24, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Putting Lipstick on a Pig and Calling It Innovation

Hundreds of leaders in the staffing and recruiting industry heard panelists and speakers talk about “innovative” ideas last week at the Executive Forum in San Diego.

In a number of instances, what was said was no different than putting lipstick on a pig and saying she’s a contender for Miss Universe. The…


Added by Scott Wintrip on March 24, 2014 at 8:30am — 5 Comments

Top 10 Recruiting Tips; 2014

Recruiters have lot to figure out before calling a candidate for the interview. What adds to this is relevancy of candidate profile with job advertised. So we have tried to assimilate the best practices across globe to choose the best person for job.…


Added by Rchilli Parser on March 21, 2014 at 1:30am — No Comments

Sourcing on Lesser Known Sites:

This is the 3rd in the series on lesser known sites to source from.  As you saw in the first one we used x-raying to source, well guess what we are again and guess what it still works and it works for free. …


Added by Dean Da Costa on March 20, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Extreme Customer Service

Wintrip Consulting Group : Take No Prisoners Take No Prisoners is a free weekly memo from Scott Wintrip that explores how Radical Accountability prospers companies and changes lives. Instead of taking people hostage with outdated, heavy-handed, and ineffective methods of management, measurement, and motivation, Radical Accountability focuses on creating an unwavering responsibility for getting what matters most done.

When’s the last time a customer thanked you for making a mistake? If the answer is never or…


Added by Scott Wintrip on March 19, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Let’s Get Visual, Visual

Whether we’re talking career sites, web sites, social shares or even job listings, incorporating visual features can take each step of the recruiting process farther. The power of visual is undeniable, yet many recruiters are leaving it out of their everyday candidate communications. This missed opportunity to grab clicks, shares and engagement has to stop, and here’s…


Added by Sean Pomeroy on March 18, 2014 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Gamification in HR: Going Beyond the Buzzword

In the recruiting world, it seems there is a lot of discussion about gamification even though gamification is something that’s been around for years. Let’s get this out of the way up front – for almost all companies or organizations, gamification should not be viewed as a solution for attracting candidates (…


Added by JWTINSIDE on March 18, 2014 at 12:00pm — 8 Comments

How to Create Your Own Little Army of Recruiters

A trend in recruiting of non-employee referral programs is also called “Friend of the Firm” (FOF) referrals, as nick named by ERE contributor Dr. John Sullivan. Recruiters are really starting to get creative when it comes to broadening their reach in a more targeted…


Added by Sean Pomeroy on March 14, 2014 at 3:05pm — No Comments

Candidate Gravity – TempNet

It was an honor and pleasure to be your keynote speaker at TempNet.

I promised more potential Points of Gravity for enhancing your gravitational field in the market. Here those are:

  1. College and trade school recruiting
  2. Providing outplacement services
  3. Contacts from trade association websites
  4. Speaking at events attended by…

Added by Scott Wintrip on March 14, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

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