Recruiting Tips Articles

  • The 3 Skills Recruiters Need to Master (and the Resources to Help Do That)

    February 8, 2016

    Every recruiter wants to be great. And every recruiting leader wants their people to be great.The problem is, just wanting it to happen or working harder to hone skills you already have is often not enough. For a person to truly improve, they need to learn new skills. And, this doesn’t just occur on its own. Instead, employers need to provide resources and trainings for their team to learn new skills, and employees need to actually take development seriously. The question then...

  • How to Steer Recruiting Conversations Away from Compensation

    February 3, 2016

    Imagine a passive candidate says, “Show me the money,” as a precondition to talk about a job opening. Actually, I assume that’s a pretty familiar scenario for most of you. Now, what will happen if you respond with the paragraph below? What do you think the candidate will say? Before I get into the compensation, I’d like to ask you a question. First, think about the best job you’ve ever had. One that was extremely satisfying where time just flew by. Why was it the best job and why...

  • 7 Things Recruiters Should Do Before Every Interview

    February 1, 2016

    As a recruiter, you conduct interviews. A lot of interviews; probably multiple each day. And while all that practice is good, it can (understandably) lead you to stop preparing for them as much as you should, as they become mundane. That’s a problem, particularly when it comes to closing candidates. When surveyed, 83% of professionals said a bad interview experience could change their opinion of a role. Conversely, 87% of professionals said a good interview experience could...

  • Want to Increase Sales by 35%? Have Marketing and Recruiting Join Forces

    January 20, 2016

    Peanut butter and chocolate. Netflix and sweatpants. And now, marketing and recruiting. They’re all just better together. New LinkedIn research has...

  • A Harvard Study Has Uncovered 5 Unique Qualities of Toxic Workers

    January 15, 2016

    We all have our own vague opinion of what a toxic worker looks like. But there’s no hard science to back any of it up. Until now. In November, the Harvard...

  • Why Strong Full-cycle Recruiters Outperform the Best Sourcers in the World

    January 13, 2016

    Finding an active candidate who fits your skills requirements and compensation range is not the same as convincing an outstanding performer who’s not...