Category: Recruiting

Blindsides – How to Avoid Candidate Back-outs that Surprise Recruiters and HR

One of my favorite things about the show Survivor are the ‘blindsides’.   Several tribe members offer up a fake strategy that everyone buys into and then, secretly, they vote off someone that never sees it coming.   And, yes – I … Continue reading

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Making TRUE Connections

As recruiters, we are tasked with finding the right people for existing job openings. This usually involves some serious searching for a variety of factors from location, to pay, to skillset, to culture. Add on the fact that hiring companies … Continue reading

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Candidates: Reach out and refer

There are jobs to be had! After having the pleasure of working with so many candidates and on so many job openings, I have come to the conclusion that the value of recruiting is not as well-known as it should … Continue reading

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Job Seekers: Why you should use a recruiter

There are a lot of common perceptions people have of working with recruiters. We have all come across countless people who would prefer not to work with a recruiter, or who haven’t worked with a recruiter in the past. With … Continue reading

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Hiring the best talent in today’s market

Look – I get it, you’re busy, he’s busy, she’s busy – heck even I’m busy.  Hiring qualified candidates in our field has become more difficult recently and it’s not difficult to find out why – EVERYBODY is hiring right … Continue reading

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Obamacare and it’s Effects on the Recruiting Industry

The Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, is rolling out, and having some interesting effects on the recruiting industry. Contract hires have traditionally been a way for a company to “try before they buy” an employee because onboarding employees … Continue reading

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