Tag Archives: recruiting candidates

It’s All About the Networking

It doesn’t seem like a day goes by where I hear this comment from a candidate, “I sent in my resume and I felt I was pretty qualified, but I didn’t hear a thing back. Not even a rejection letter.” This is all too common today to have candidates send in a resume only for …

The Platinum Rule of Hiring

OK, so I changed it from Golden Rule to Platinum Rule because I feel this is one of the most valuable aspects of hiring…STOP TALKING! How many times have you gone into an interview and the interviewer did most of the talking? Telling you all about every great aspect of the company, the position, the …

Recruiters vs. Job Boards

In today’s market, everyone is looking at ways to cut costs. Many companies see keeping recruiting in-house to be a manageable way to reduce spending. It’s simple, right? Just go ahead and plug in a job description to Monster, Craigslist or CareerBuilder, and voila, you’re instantly overwhelmed with résumés  from experienced, qualified people from which …

You finally landed a job interview—now prepare yourself

Even in a candidate-driven market, you may find yourself coming up short in getting what seems that perfect job. What went wrong? Perhaps, your interview skills need refreshing. There is only so much a recruiter can do to sell a candidate to a potential employer. It’s ultimately up to you to bridge the gap between …