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!


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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

As a Talent Acquisition Partner at McAfee, Brian Fink enjoys bringing people together to solve complex problems, build great products, and get things done. In his recent book, Talk Tech to Me, Fink takes on the stress and strain of complex technology concepts and simplifies them for the modern recruiter to help you find, engage, and partner with professionals.


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