Tag: Recruiters

(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...

Bored Game: Why Keeping It Real Really Matters in Recruiting and Hiring.

I’m bored, and it’s all recruiting’s fault. That’s right. I completely blame recruiting for my current state of...

Bad Romance: Why We Need To Stop Treating Candidates Like Crap.

We’ve all had them. Those breakups that leave you hurt, confused, frustrated and angry. What you once thought was a beautiful...

A Tribe Called Quest: How To Fix What’s Really Broken In Recruiting.

“Never forget son, people will forget your name or forget your face but they will never forget how you made them feel.”   – Monica...

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