Rebecca B. Sargeant's Blog – August 2012 Archive (4)

Recruiters DON’T sell – Thank god!

 As a Recruitment professional let me let you in on a little secret…. My husband Frank is a Sales person’s worst nightmare (and he could also be your Hiring Manager.)


Why do I share this with you?   I share, because Recruiters might not like to sell, but that doesn’t mean they can’t pick up the phone and develop a friendship with a hiring manager.  Let me show you how easy it could be:


Every year since 1990 Frank has received a card and a calendar from the…


Added by Rebecca B. Sargeant on August 29, 2012 at 10:23pm — 4 Comments

Failing At Headhunting Calls?

Instead of opening your headhunting calls with “Are you looking for a new opportunity?”  You might consider opening with one of Harley Marketing’s, 10 Valid Business Reason for interrupting someone's day:


1. Solve a problem

The best interruptions rarely have to do with the services you sell. Instead, share information…


Added by Rebecca B. Sargeant on August 22, 2012 at 3:51pm — No Comments

Ask The Recruiter’s Coach ~ Cross Roads


Dear Recruiter’s Coach,


I’m 2 years old in the Recruitment industry, started my career with loads of Zeal & Enthusiasm, and learned a lot in my present organization.

Off late I begun to notice lot of issues in my organization, Starts from the top mgmt, to my manager… lot of things changing, not much to work on.. I feel I should explore other areas of HR too, like Generalist role. I want to quit from here take a break and…


Added by Rebecca B. Sargeant on August 13, 2012 at 2:36pm — No Comments

5 Things I have learned Coaching Recruiters


I spend my all day, every day coaching Recruitment Professionals who exist at all levels of this crazy game.  I am often surprised at how much we all have in common.  Here are just a few of those silly things:


1.  Someone once told us that Recruiting is EASY.


Every time I meet a Recruiter the first thing they say to me is, “I don’t know how I became a Recruiter.” 


They of course remember the person who got them into…


Added by Rebecca B. Sargeant on August 3, 2012 at 9:52am — No Comments


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