As most of you know, I have written several blogs about the ridiculous things that hiring managers (HM), and recruiters use to discount candidates. Things like hopping, being out of work to long, knowing someone who knows someone etc. Well I recently heard of one that really takes the cake.
Now there is a movement amongst HMs and recruiters, that if a candidate is not asking for enough money, they must not be very good, and a lot of HMs do not want to even review their information. I mean really, really.
We are honestly now going to not consider people because they are not asking for enough, and yet we always ask for them to except less than what they want anyway. I do not see how anyone can use this and the other excuses for not talking to candidates and still complain there is a shortage.
I mean let’s see
No wonder some of you think there is a shortage, you refuse to look at anyone. Here is an idea, can they do the job, and do they get along with everyone on the team. Let’s stop all the excuses and start looking for what matters.