Recruiting Tips Articles

  • 10 Hiring Mistakes You Must Stop Making Right Now

    July 20, 2017

    Most recruiters I know are guilty of at least one of the hiring mistakes below. It’s not their fault, either: these bad habits have become the norm in today’s recruiting world. Nobody’s perfect. Fortunately, the fixes are easier than you think. A few simple tweaks here and there can make a huge difference in the quality of your hires. Read on to see if you’re...

  • 4 Common Mistakes Most Recruiters Make (and How to Avoid Them)

    July 3, 2017

    When a candidate turns down an offer or the hiring authority screens out 100% the candidates who made it to a final interview, most of us can’t help but wonder if there was something we could have done differently. While it’s easier to blame the hiring manager or candidate, you have to ask yourself: Did you really understand what was most important to your...

  • How to Ensure Your Job Offers Are Always Accepted

    June 27, 2017

    If you’ve ever been surprised when an offer is rejected, it’s usually because you rushed the process and didn’t test it properly. When this testing is done properly and you ask the candidate, “Are you now in a position to formally accept our offer on the terms we discussed?” the answer will be, “Yes. Of course.” If the candidate hesitates at all, do not make the...

  • A Really Tough Screening Process That No Salesperson Can...

    June 22, 2017

    When it comes to hiring salespeople, I say throw out nearly everything you know about hiring, and start fresh. Quite simply,...

  • 5 Lessons Recruiters Can Learn From an Insanely...

    June 19, 2017

    Recruiting and networking are different animals, but they’re more closely related than you might realize—like red pandas and raccoons....

  • 3 Traits of Effective Leaders That Will Shatter Your...

    June 13, 2017

    Close your eyes. Now picture the perfect hire for a leadership position. Imagine how they’d act, make decisions, manage a team—and how...