Posts by: Derek Zeller

Rogue One: Working With Hiring Managers Who Don’t Want to Work With You.

This post is dedicated to all those recruiters out there who give a shit about what they do. I know that you’re out there, which is...

What Candidates Really Wish They Could Tell Recruiters (But Can’t).

Throughout the course of my career, I’ve found myself involved in a seemingly infinite amount of existential (and extraneous)...

Matchmaker, Matchmaker: Revealing What Recruiters Really Do.

If you’ve ever taken a job in recruiting or staffing, at some point you’ve probably been asked (likely by a close friend or family...

Green Sourcing: Recycling Candidates

We're always talking about doing something new - new tools, strategies and tactics. But what about recycling great candidates from old...

Enough Is Enough: You’ve Got Email

Derek Zeller and Steve Levy share a series of snarky emails - the kind you write in a fit of fury and then quickly realize you can never...

All About The Benjamins: Motivation Over Money

As recruiters, we have to know how to ask the right questions that will lead us to the motivation of a candidate - not just checking boxes...

GoldenEye: Life In Clearance Recruiting

Take your most challenging niche, tech role and slap a clearance on it. One that requires bi-annual updates and isn't listed on any public...

It’s Different for Girls: LinkedIn’s Unprofessional Network

The bias behind being called a feminist is rampant. To this day, just saying the word feminist strikes fear in most men’s eyes. They...

Blindsided: The Consequence of Talent Mobility

I have always loved the MTV show The Real World, and it had been a guilty pleasure of mine right from the beginning of the first show all...

Respect: Find Out What It Means To Recruiting

When I say car salesmen, what do you think of? I imagine some of the first words would be slimy or sneaky. Needless to say, it’s not...

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