Recruiting Tips Articles

  • 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 Bluff

    June 22, 2017

    When it comes to hiring salespeople, I say throw out nearly everything you know about hiring, and start fresh. Quite simply, salespeople are a species apart: the truly great ones treat sales as a discipline, not a born talent. They live and die by their numbers, and they can be trained and cultivated to produce—or else flounder. So it makes sense to test their...

  • 5 Lessons Recruiters Can Learn From an Insanely Well-Connected Venture Capitalist

    June 19, 2017

    Recruiting and networking are different animals, but they’re more closely related than you might realize—like red pandas and raccoons. Both recruiting and networking involve approaching new people, identifying potential, and professional (yes, sometimes painful) small talk. And for recruiters, it’s not just about making that connection - the way you make people...

  • 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...

  • Why You Need to Say “Bye-bye” to These 5 Recruiting Concepts

    June 12, 2017

    Frosted tips, legwarmers, and wallet chains—these trends all died mercifully, but outdated recruiting ideas have proven more stubborn...

  • 5 Podcasts Every Recruiter Should Listen to

    May 31, 2017

    Podcasts are getting pretty popular: more than one in three Americans listen to one, and more than one in five tune in regularly—an...