Recruiting Tips Articles

  • 17 Things I Wish I Had Known on My First Day as a Recruiter

    July 18, 2016

    I love recruiting, despite the bad rap it gets. It's an extremely challenging yet rewarding role for any young professional. And, like any career, getting started can be challenging. There are definitely some things I wish someone had told me when I was going into my first recruiting job at an education reform startup. With that in mind, I made a list of the...

  • 3 Tactics Savvy Recruiters Use to Fill Roles Faster

    July 14, 2016

    If you feel like you’re the only one working harder and still struggling to fill your open roles, think again. A recent Bersin study found that the average time to fill has increased by 8%, reflecting an increased push to hire more while keeping the size and budgets of recruiting teams relatively flat. With unemployment rates dropping in the U.S. and more...

  • How to Overcome These 4 Difficult Salary Negotiation Scenarios

    May 31, 2016

    Isn't it great when salary negotiations are simple? You, the recruiter, make an offer to a dream candidate. "That's perfect!" exclaims the candidate, who quickly accepts and signs on the dotted line — another great hire that's a done deal before lunchtime. While simple scenarios like that are possible, salary negotiations can also be the stuff of nightmares,...

  • 6 Things You Can Do Today That Will Make You a Better...

    May 19, 2016

    Recruiting is a tough game. There’s more noise out there than ever before and, at the same time, dozens of other companies are often...

  • The Job Interview Every NFL Player Must Go Through to Get...

    May 5, 2016

    You may think that getting a job in the NFL is as simple as just being an amazing football player. And, yes, that’s a big part of it:...

  • The 10 Most Important Factors That Help Me Determine...

    May 2, 2016

    You may have heard the old saying “hire for fit, teach skills.” And, it’s genuinely true. Hiring for fit, or more accurately, attitude...