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The Dos and Don'ts of Recruiting Sales Professionals

October 9, 2012 | posted in: Human Resources | tagged as: Candidate Qualification, Hr, Hiring, Interviewing, Human Resources, Sales Recruiting, Sales, Recruiting
Recruiting salespeople means matching the most qualified individual to the available position, rather than simply selling the candidate on the job. Because I firmly believe that salespeople are the hardest people to sell to, when I recruit for sales positions, my motto is, “Tell, don’t sell!”

Building a Better Recruiting Experience: How First Impressions Make or Break the Hiring Process

October 30, 2012 | posted in: Human Resources | tagged as: Hr, Recruitment Advertising, Social Media, Employer Branding, Human Resources, Recruiting, Applicant Experience, Hiring, Company Culture, Interviewing
Companies have more ways than before of building their candidate pools. Tech savvy employers using multiple sources are able generate an influx of candidates. Yet, online channels allow not just employers, but potential employees to spread the word—good or bad—about job opportunities on a larger scale. For some employers, the ramifications of such widespread sharing can be downright scary.

How to Communicate Effectively Throughout the Recruitment Process

November 26, 2012 | posted in: Human Resources | tagged as: Recruiting, Human Resources, Hr, Sales Recruiting, Sales, Candidate Qualification, Hiring, Interviewing
As talented recruiters and experienced managers, we all know how important it is during the interview process to make sure that all of our candidates possess the skills necessary to excel in the position. In doing so, we must keep in mind that recruiters and managers play a huge role in the overall interview experience.

7 Ways to Motivate Your Employees Through Recognition and Rewards

November 26, 2012 | posted in: Operations | tagged as: Employee Retention, Hr, Attrition, Employer Branding, Company Culture, Employee Engagement, Motivation, Turnover, Recognition, Rewards, Human Resources
Since the days of company watches and engraved plaques, employee recognition programs have come a long way. Today, about 87% of companies offer some form of employee recognition because the benefits to employee morale and overall company culture can be overwhelmingly positive.

The Human Factor: Cultivating Successful Candidate Relationships

January 15, 2013 | posted in: Human Resources | tagged as: Candidate Qualification, Human Resources, Hr, Sales Recruiting, Recruiting, Sales, Hiring, Interviewing
Wouldn’t it be nice if there were a Recruiting Warehouse where candidates were assembled, perfectly packaged, and delivered to hiring managers in accordance with their preference? Unfortunately, people are not tangible products and each employee brings drastically different strengths and benefits to an organization, in addition to being motivated and measured differently.

Balancing Acts: Building Recruiting Relationships on Solid Ground

February 5, 2013 | posted in: Human Resources | tagged as: Hr, Recruiting, Sales Recruiting, Hiring, Interviewing, Human Resources, Vendor Selection, Professional Search
The business of recruiting and filling open positions is generally a delicate balancing act. Establishing and maintaining relationships with our clients and candidates is crucial to filling the role with the right person. The focus here becomes understanding the needs of both, and determining whether a viable match can be made. The challenge is then engaging both parties throughout the hiring process.

Recruiting in a Post-Recession World

April 9, 2013 | posted in: Human Resources | tagged as: Human Resources, Recruiting, College Grads, Candidate Qualification, Hiring, Interviewing
Thanks to a flooded candidate marketplace and increased competition for entry-level jobs, young people are taking the long way around to a professional career path. While it may seem like there is a shortage of talent, what’s really happening is a flood of candidates who may have great skills, but poor resumes.

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