Who’s Better at Recruiting: The Introvert or Extrovert?

Posted by & filed under Recruiters.

The head of talent acquisition at a cloud software enterprise asked me the other day: “Who’s better at recruiting: the introvert or the extrovert?” Traditionally, most people have considered extroverts to be the best salespeople. And since recruiting is often just sales by a different name (especially in a candidate’s market), conventional wisdom is that extroverts… Read more »

Recruiting Q&A: Expert Insight From Software Advice

Posted by & filed under Employer Branding.

I recently had the opportunity to connect with Erin Osterhaus of Software Advice. Her company does an outstanding job of identifying trends in HR Technology. When you’re making critical buying decisions regarding recruiting tools, Software Advice is a great resource for expertise. Whenever I’m able to get a few minutes with experts like Erin, I want… Read more »

I Just Learned Why Some People Don’t Trust Agency Recruiters

Posted by & filed under Recruiters.

We had a really bad experience with an agency recruiter the other day. It started with a cold-call and a resume to me. The recruiter caught my attention with his subject line (implying that he and I had some previous relationship) — it worked. I opened this email: …the candidate that the recruiter sent over… Read more »

Top 5 Frustrations In Corporate Recruiting

Posted by & filed under Recruiters.

Recruiting is difficult. Hiring an awesome employee is a very personal experience for both the candidate and the hiring team. Candidates have aspirations, thoughts, beliefs, and feelings. Recruiters have the same, with the added pressure of big hiring goals to hit. We’ve been curious to know more about the things corporate recruiters perceive to being… Read more »