Joe Burridge

Posts by Joe Burridge

  • 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 Respond)

    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 you a hiring manager?!” In this article, I’d like to focus on the latter. But, every cloud has a silver lining and there’s always so much to learn from the not so great hiring managers. Below are some quotes I’ve personally...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Interviewing Candidates Over Lunch? Lettuce Help You With...

    October 14, 2016

    Legend has it that during lunch interviews, Henry Ford would observe if a candidate put salt on their food before tasting it. If they...