I have a young friend that is a recruiter (with about 10 years experience) that at least 4 times a year buys me lunch and hammers me for information on being a better recruiter - he worked several years in a big box firm that had no formal training. He seems to think because I have clients that work with only me and candidates that tell me everything that I am a f******g legend (his words, not mine). I am no legend - not even that good as a recruiter
I finally asked him the last time we got together “What three questions can I answer for you that will most help you in gaining the knowledge you need to take your practice to the next level or higher.
Here are his three questions:
1. How do you go about prospecting for candidates?
2. What is your best approach to contact candidates and start the foundation for a strong relationship?
3. How can I map out my practice to candidates I’ve never met to show them I am different than other recruiters?
Well, I have written a blog about this and I am going to share my thoughts on February 13th. I am leaving today – in an hour – for a week long cruise to Aruba and Curacao and some extra time today and after in Florida seeing friends.
I ask all you at RecruitingBlogs, how would you answer his questions and is he thinking about it the wrong way?
I look forward to reading your answers when I get back – I promised my husband that I would not work on this vacation. I hope I can keep my promise!