Recruiting Tips Articles

  • To Predict Candidates' Potential, Try Using the "Leadership Fractal"

    February 23, 2017

    You’re probably familiar with fractals. These are physical objects like snowflakes or mountains or mathematical sets that repeat themselves regardless of scale, scope and complexity. What you probably didn’t realize is that people exhibit similar fractals on the job. And if you look close enough, you’ll discover people do the same things over and over again....

  • 7 Must-Reads for Every Recruiter's Bookshelf

    February 7, 2017

    We may only be one month into 2017, but for many of us our New Year’s resolutions are long forgotten. I bet you’re in the thick of it already, fighting to keep up with candidate emails and interviews left to be scheduled. But the commitments that are the most fun (and easy!) to keep are about investing in yourself and your professional development. To get your...

  • If You Think a Candidate is Exaggerating During the Interview, Try This Technique

    January 30, 2017

    You may be up-to-date with the latest hiring techniques (take this quiz to find out) but no matter how experienced you are, it can be hard to tell if a candidate is exaggerating…or isn’t telling you everything you need to know during the interview. And when you an experience where you think a candidate might be fibbing, the question is….what do you say or do to...

  • 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...

  • These 3 Speech Patterns Will Immediately Reveal If a...

    January 12, 2017

    If your job candidate is constantly speaking in the present and future tense during the interview, you may want to pump the brakes....

  • What Getting Yelled at by a Hiring Manager Taught Me About ...

    January 5, 2017

    A rite of passage for every recruiter. Here's the story from my first recruiting job years ago, when I found the perfect candidate and...