Tag-Archive for ◊ Working with Recruiters ◊

• Friday, August 17th, 2012

Your average job seeker just doesn’t “get” what a recruiter does. This is apparent to anyone that’s ever heard a friend or relative complain about a recruiter “not finding them a job.” If you’re planning on working with recruiters or with a staffing firm, here are a few things to keep in mind. Tips for Working with […]

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• Monday, June 13th, 2011

Hiring the right employee is a challenging process. Hiring the wrong employee is expensive, costly to your work environment, and time consuming. Hiring the right employee, on the other hand, pays you back in employee productivity, a successful employment relationship, and a positive impact on your total work environment. Hiring the right employee enhances your […]

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• Tuesday, June 07th, 2011

Several years ago, the Corporate Leadership Council surveyed approximately 8,000 recruiters to determine what’s most critical to effective recruiting. The most common answer was “the hiring manager.” In another recent study, the Council analyzed 30 factors to determine what’s most important when it comes to attracting and retaining employees. It found that base pay and […]

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• Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

A manager at a major software company is wasting money and making more work for herself. She is making her vendors less effective and more frustrated. Her bosses will notice the lower performance, but they won’t know it’s because she is fishing for minnows with whale bait.This manager, we’ll call her Tina, has been promoted. […]

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• Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

One day while reviewing my open positions, it became quite obvious that I was having more success in certain areas and I wanted to know why. I came to the conclusion that it was those departments that I had the most knowledge of and felt the most comfortable with. Those positions all reported to hiring […]