Recruiting Tips Articles

  • These 3 Speech Patterns Will Immediately Reveal If a Candidate is a Star or a Low Performer

    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 breaks. Why? Because this is a signal that you are talking to a low performer. As it turns out, high performers actually speak differently than low performers. And, this is great news because when you know the differences you can apply that...

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

    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 angered a hiring manager. I was the sole recruiter for an education reform nonprofit startup that grew from 35 to 120 employees in a year. At one point, I was working on 2 entry-level research positions on different teams. One...

  • The Most Popular LinkedIn Recruiting Articles of 2016

    December 30, 2016

    It seems like 2016 has gotten a bad rap (deservedly or not) and everybody is looking to 2017 with anticipation. Right now is the perfect time kick the unpleasant memories and focus on what’s been great about this year and what you want to take into the next. For recruiters 2016 has been a busy one -- hiring volume was up for many companies and (not a shocker)...

  • 3 Ways to Ensure Your Interviews Are Set Up to Identify the...

    December 8, 2016

    Interviews are a crucial part of the recruiting process and when I surveyed recruiters as to what their purpose is, I got the...

  • Here Are the Reasons Your Job Offers Get Turned Down

    October 17, 2016

    There are few things more frustrating than to finally find the perfect candidate, extend them a job offer, and have them say “thanks,...

  • The Metrics That Really Matter in Recruiting (And the Ones ...

    September 27, 2016

    In my early career, I was an engineer developing missile guidance systems. If there is one thing I learned that I took to recruiting,...