Top 10 Reasons to Call a Professional Recruiter – Some clients take a DIY approach to their hiring needs. Hiring a professional recruiter is smart for a lot of reasons – this post features ten of the biggest. One of the most important reasons: your time is money – you may think recruitment is “free” if you aren’t paying a professional, but your time has a definite dollar value.
How Job Seekers Feel About Recruiter Text Messaging – Technology reviewer Software Advice conducted research to learn how job seekers feel about receiving text messages. The long and short of it? A large percentage of job seekers feel that text messaging is professional (the percentages vary widely by age). However, there were no scenarios presented in the research in which job seekers PREFER a text message over another method of communication. As always, know your audience!
15 Sources for Recruiter Training – Save this recruitment blog for reference the next time you’re searching for recruiter training. While it’s not a comprehensive list, it’s certainly a good start. If you have a favorite who is NOT on the list, please add it to the comments!
Cold Calling with a Candidate? 5 Recruiter Sales Tips – From researching prospects to using an alternative hook to being prepared to answer questions, this recruitment blog offers a variety of tried-and-true tips for improving your cold calls.
3 Reasons for Recruiters to Get on the Phone – Use of the telephone seems to be declining everywhere. Heck, even my middle-schooler’s teachers have started talking to students about the need to be able to confidently make a phone call! That decline is true in the recruitment industry as well. But the telephone is still a very powerful – maybe the most powerful – tool a recruiter has. Commit to making more phone calls next year!
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