You can fail at hiring. Maybe you’re even failing now.
“But Jenn,” you say, “I still manage to hire people. How can I be failing?”
You can be scoring a failing hiring grade and still do just enough to fill…Continue
I’ll never forget the time I was sitting opposite a client taking a brief for a new position in her team and when I asked her if she had a position description she literally scribbled a few bullet points on to a Post-It note and handed it to me across the table.
Added by Paul Slezak on December 2, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments
As part of our popular RecruiterMatch offering, before a prospective client is matched with the most suitable recruiter, I will often contact the business owner or hiring manager to really drill down on their specific…Continue
Added by Paul Slezak on November 25, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments
It’s pretty common for most employers to include some kind of non-compete clause within their employment agreements in an attempt to protect their best interests.
These clauses are often…Continue
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Added by Paul Slezak on November 5, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments
Please note this post originally appeared on the RecruitLoop Blog.
Have you ever heard someone say that active candidates – those who are actively in the market looking for job opportunities – are a waste of…Continue
Added by Paul Slezak on October 29, 2013 at 4:58am — No Comments
She’s a pretty tough business woman (I remember she was a pretty demanding candidate too!) so I felt quite chuffed when she told me that of all…Continue
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If you measured every metric that every article on the web suggested you should measure to confirm whether you are employing effectively or not, you would end…Continue
I’ve spent most of my career as a hiring manager, but I’ve recently had the opportunity to become a candidate (which resulted in your getting to read my blog article today ). And I have to tell you – it can be shockingly annoying to be on the candidate’s side of the table.
I’ve had many moments…Continue
Added by Paul Slezak on September 19, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments
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Okay, paying attention now? Thank you. Because what we have to say is really impor… put down that iPhone! I’m speaking to you! Right. As I was…Continue
Added by Paul Slezak on July 24, 2013 at 7:02am — No Comments
The Marriott Hotel chain is known for its large complexes and global enterprise, employing hundreds of thousands of people all over the world in hospitality positions from cleaning to management and tourism.
With revenue exceeding the $11 billion dollar mark, the red…Continue
Added by Paul Slezak on June 4, 2013 at 12:25am — No Comments
As if last week wasn’t bad enough, yesterday our Regional Director Desmond sent out an ‘All Staff’ email to let us know he’d be “making a few changes”.
I read the first few lines of the email …
“We are lucky enough to have some great clients that constantly are in need of…Continue
Added by Paul Slezak on May 16, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments
This post by the Anonymous Recruiter originally appeared on the RecruitLoop Blog. Here he vents on the curse of every recruitment agency – the Monday morning meeting: Predictions, pipelines and peer pressure.…Continue
Added by Paul Slezak on April 29, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments
For the past seven years, I have woken up every morning, wrangled my tie around my neck, shined my shoes, put on my corporate face, and tackled the recruitment agency world. My time, my (awesome)…Continue
I remember walking into my first day in a new job many years ago and nobody knew who I was. My manager wasn’t there and hadn’t even told anybody I was starting.
Less than three months later I was gone.
I still tell this story…Continue
Added by Paul Slezak on February 12, 2013 at 12:24am — No Comments
With the war for quality talent as fierce as it is right now, if you are lucky enough to have identified a star candidate, you need to ensure that you make the most of the interview and not waste your valuable time.
There’s no denying the value of asking candidates a series of behavioural or competency based interview…Continue
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As a career recruiter, I’ve seen my share of ‘shifty business’. And sometimes from employers themselves! It usually involved a client contacting my candidate directly so as to avoid having to pay a recruitment fee.
Such shady dealings have unfortunately always taken…