Recruiting Tips Articles

  • 6 Things You Can Do Today That Will Make You a Better Recruiter

    May 19, 2016

    Recruiting is a tough game. There’s more noise out there than ever before and, at the same time, dozens of other companies are often targeting the same candidates you really need. Stacy Zapar is here to help. The longtime recruiter and current owner of her own recruiting consulting business, Tenfold, gave a presentation at Talent Connect Anaheim entitled “Stacy’s Secret Sauce: How to Recruit Like a Boss.” In it, she gave a plethora of valuable tips that any recruiter can adopt...

  • The Job Interview Every NFL Player Must Go Through to Get Hired

    May 5, 2016

    You may think that getting a job in the NFL is as simple as just being an amazing football player. And, yes, that’s a big part of it: the NFL seeks athletes who can throw the farthest, run the fastest, read defense and protect a quarterback. However, screening for soft skills — how a player behaves and thinks rather than how he hits and runs — has become a big part of the NFL’s recruiting game. Now, in addition to the strength and running drills they have to endure during the NFL...

  • The 10 Most Important Factors That Help Me Determine Candidate Fit

    May 2, 2016

    You may have heard the old saying “hire for fit, teach skills.” And, it’s genuinely true. Hiring for fit, or more accurately, attitude, has become something I’ve espoused closely over the years. Now that I am running my own company, it’s more important than ever not to get the greatest coder, but to find the person willing to bring a smile to a difficult job every day, look at an issue a totally different way, and take feedback regularly. And, from my experience, there are...

  • The 3 Lessons That Helped Me Make More Placements in Less Time

    April 19, 2016

    One of my biggest frustrations is when recruiters present an endless stream of candidates in front of the hiring managers and none of these people end up...

  • How You Can Turn Weak Network Connections into Pre-qualified Prospects

    April 14, 2016

    The chances are that when it comes to your network, your direct connections’ connections are your key to getting a job. Recent research from the...

  • The Modern Recruiter’s Guide to Becoming a Talent Magnet

    April 4, 2016

    Today, job seekers are job shoppers. Just like consumers, they do their homework before they apply to a company and spend a long time exploring options...