Posts by: Derek Zeller

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...

If I Only Had A Brain, Part II: Rise Up

“Higher education must lead the march back to the fundamentals of human relationships, to the old discovery that is ever new, that man...

If I Only Had A Brain: Why It’s Time To Rethink College Recruiting.

 “One of the greatest obstacles to escaping poverty is the staggering cost of higher education.” – Chris Van Hollen OK,...

Without Bias: Pride and Prejudice and Recruiting.

“Someone has said that it requires less mental effort to condemn than to think.”  ― Emma Goldman We all have stories. And if...

Wish You Were Here: The Fishbowl Approach to Candidate Sourcing.

“There’s a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot.” – Steven Wright   I’m at that...

A Tribe Called Quest: How To Fix What’s Really Broken In Recruiting.

“Never forget son, people will forget your name or forget your face but they will never forget how you made them feel.”   – Monica...

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