Tag: Recruiters

Why Bigger is Not Always Better — Especially With LinkedIn Conections

Expanding your network on LinkedIn is easy; you just hit the blue “Connect” button and wait to see if the people are going to...

The Challenges of Recruiting in the #MeToo Era: Yes, This Is On Us, Too

#MeToo. Not a day seems to pass without new sexual misconduct allegations coming to light. Even as I write this, my Twitter feed is filled...

When It Comes to Recruiting, It’s Not About Effort, But About Value

Recruiting isn’t about how hard you work, or how many late night interviews you conduct, or how many weekend networking meetings you...

(Sweet Little) Recruiter Lies, Chapter 1: “We’ll Keep Your Resume on File”

Out of the various soul-sucking elements of a standard hiring process, one of the bigger ones has to be when they send you a note that...

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Is This REALLY the Most Important Quality For Job Seekers to Have?

I’ll admit that I’m as big a sucker for click-bait headlines as anyone, but this one I saw recently actually made me think I...

Candidates REALLY Hate Recruiters – and Science Can Tell Us Why

Before we get to the science part, here’s a  joke I heard the other day that made me cringe: Question: What’s the difference...

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of the Candidate Experience

Want to know what is critically important for every recruiter and hiring manager? It’s remembering what it’s like to be on the...

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)...

Balls, Balls, Balls: Men At Work.

So, I’m sitting in the office as my CEO and Finance Director – both male, suffice to say – are having a conversation about...

College Dropout: Why We Need To Rethink College Recruiting.

Anyone who says that having a college degree doesn’t matter likely doesn’t have one. According to the Economic Policy Institute, last...

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