The Biggest Mistake Brian Fink Made When He Started Recruiting


We have another great episode this week on Sourcing School! Last week, we covered how to drive more candidates from Instagram. This week, we have a different type of show for you. This is one of Ryan’s favorite topics: The biggest mistake Brian Fink made when he started recruiting.

Let’s go!


Mistake #1: Not Listening

Brian says he had to learn to become a good listener and a good coach. He was too focused on the words but didn’t understand the meaning behind them. If you’re not listening to what the candidates and the clients want, you’re wasting your effort.


Mistake #2: Not having the empathy to be a leader.

How did he turn this around? Tune in to find out.

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Ryan Leary

Ryan Leary helps create the processes, ideas and innovation that drives RecruitingDaily. He’s our in-house expert for anything related to sourcing, tools or technology. A lead generation and brand buzz building machine, he has built superior funnel systems for some of the industries top HR Tech and Recruitment brands. He is a veteran to the online community and a partner here at RecruitingDaily.

Brian Fink

Brian Fink is currently a Senior Talent Acquisition Partner at McAfee. With 10+ years of specialized recruiting experience, Brian specializes in recruitment tooling, building Boolean strings, natural language search, and raw sourcing. He believes and advocates that you are never done learning, regardless of where you are in your career.


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