Posts by: Derek Zeller

Recruiting: It’s A Matter of Trust

I know this comment is probably going to date me just a little bit, but hell, I’m not ashamed to admit it: Billy Joel is like, one of my...

Bad Influence: Why Industry Lists Should Kick the Bucket.

If you’re one of those recruiters who’s at all in tune with the conversation happening in closed Facebook groups, niche...

Don’t Ask Me How I Know: Life Lessons Learned From A Life in Recruiting.

It’s inevitable, when you’re a recruiter in general, but one who happens to write about recruiting in particular, that...

How To Prove You’re A Real Recruiter.

My last post, You’re Not Really A Recruiter, seems to have hit something of a nerve – apparently, a lot of people out there...

You’re Not Really A Recruiter.

Yeah, I know what you’re thinking: oh, good. Another post bashing recruiters. Because you just can’t get enough of people who...

Stop the Recruiting Spam. Seriously.

No matter how awesome my day happens to be, as soon as I open my personal e-mail, it’s pretty much guaranteed that it’s all...

Stop Being A Jerk: How To Manage Unmanagable Hiring Managers

I want to start off this post by simply saying that this is a statement on behalf of all those recruiters out there who feel this way.  I...

The One That Got Away (And How I Got Them Back): A True Recruiting Tale

There’s nothing worse than being rejected by a candidate – and don’t lie, it’s happened to all of us in recruiting,...

Recruiter Experience: What Every Candidate Needs To Know

It’s pretty easy to blame recruiters for the fact that the candidate experience is broken.  After all, we’re pretty easy (and...

What About The Recruiter Experience?

As recruiters, we talk a lot about the candidate experience and its importance.  And I don’t disagree with that – so I want to...

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