Tag: hiring managers

Why Saying No Is The Most Underrated Skill in Recruiting.

First things, first; before I get into another recruiting rant, I want to go on record and own the fact that I am, in fact, really old...

Who’s The Boss: Recruiter or Hiring Manager?

If you’re like most employers today, there’s a good chance that you’re spending a lot of money establishing your...

Why Your Job Descriptions Still Suck (And What To Do About It).

As any recruiter or talent acquisition professional can tell you, at a foundational and fundamental level, that even today, job...

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...

The 9 Circles of Recruiting Hell: A Divine Comedy.

“Lasciate ogni speranza, voi ch’entrate; the final words of the inscription on the Gate of Hell.” Abandon every hope, you who...

I Can’t Stand It No More: Breaking All The Rules of Interviewing.

Looking back at it now, when I was 23 years old I was what my friends affectionately referred to as a “late bloomer.” Which is...

Catfish Candidates: Top 5 Recruiting Red Flags.

Have you ever watched the show Catfish? In short, for those of you who don’t watch too much bad reality television like I do on Sunday...

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...

From Good to Great: How To Become A Badass Recruiter

If there’s one characteristic, a single quality that distinguishes between a great recruiter and simply a good one, it’s...

Friend or Foe: The Hiring Manager Conundrum

Cats, as TS Eliot once pointed out, are solitary creatures. Much like Stevie Nicks and Fleetwood Mac, they can go their own way –...

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