In my 12 years recruiting I've never delivered an offer...ever! And in my 12 years recruiting I've never had a company and a candidate arrive at the decision (commonly known as the "offer"stage) without my candidate accepting...ever! Why? 'Cause I've never delivered an offer...ever!
I know many a recruiting trainer who preach client/candidate control. I also know there is no such thing...however, you can control the process to a great degree and if…
I'm consistently impressed with the folks on recruitingblogs. Specifically, the varying philosophies and methodologies that span this blog all pointing to one common goal; client satisfaction. With this in mind I have two questions:
1) What is the value that you, as an external recruiter offer your client - (what do they pay you for?)
2) Do your clients give a hoot where/how you source your candidates? Specifically, if they are impressed by your candidates but not…Continue
"We are all born originals - most of us die a copy" - Abraham Lincoln
Many consider Charlie Sheen a playboy, a genius, an addict, honest, an abuser, a top actor and in some circles, simply crazy. Perhaps all may true…Continue
One topic that seems to be a hot button for many is the lack of communication between applicants and employers. Specifically, the communication (or lack there of) after an applicant submits a resume to an employer.
When applicants submit resumes one of three basic things happen: 1) nothing, 2) an automated receipt, 3) a call.
I won't give an automated receipt the time of day...it simply tells the applicant nothing other than their email works. Of course…Continue
Added by Christopher Poreda on March 15, 2011 at 9:46am — No Comments
I worked for two national recruiting firms before opening my own shop. The heads of these firms are fantastic and I have nothing but respect for them and the firms they built...multi-office, multi-vertical, highly successful businesses in their own right; more than most of us can ever attest to. But one thing that drove me crazy at every national meeting was that the only difference between their addresses to the managers/directors/VPs and top billers was the sign…