Joe Burridge

Posts by Joe Burridge

  • What Recruiting Was Like in 2020 (In GIFs)

    December 29, 2020

    2020 has been a tough year and every recruiter in the land has worked through unique challenges in all aspects of life. Hiring in some industries has boomed while others have slowed or stopped. And we’ve had to transition to virtual interview processes and remote onboarding, all while trying to stay engaged with our teams and checking in with family and friends....

  • I Love It When Candidates Do These 8 Things

    August 24, 2018

    Sit back, close your eyes and picture the perfect candidate in your mind. What are they like? What makes them perfect? Yes, obviously you want them to meet every desire on the hiring manager's wish list and accept the offer. But there are many more attributes that we recruiters dream of when working with candidates through the hiring process (and beyond). I...

  • How to Become a Better Recruiter Right Now

    December 20, 2017

    As the end of 2017 approaches, I started thinking about how I can be a better recruiter next year. We all want to improve, but sometimes it’s pretty tough to find a few easy things we can implement right away. So to help out, I’ve put together a list of nine activities I have tried throughout my career that have helped me improve and you can try. I know I will...

  • 10 Eyebrow-Raising Things Hiring Managers Say (and How to...

    September 15, 2017

    Throughout my career in recruiting I’ve encountered hiring managers across the spectrum, from the incredible to the “who on earth made...

  • 14 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Career in...

    March 17, 2017

    I very often make the claim that I studied the least vocational subject possible at university - Philosophy. Upon graduating, the only...

  • How I Sent a Rookie Message to a Candidate and Got Called...

    January 24, 2017

    I’m a recruiter and I’ve made a ton of mistakes throughout my career. And, one thing I learned right at the beginning of my career is...