Networking is an essential skill in navigating career success, but the thought of networking conjures up images of stuffy business meetings, business cards, and sales pitches. People often forget that networking can be casual, and should be a daily effort — Even if you have an established network, it’s important to still make an effort to expand it. Just as candidates may want to network to expand their potential offers, recruiters always want to expand their talent pool and client base. Here are 6 ways to expand your network: Read the rest of this entry »
Prior to the pandemic, recruiters focused on building a pipeline of talent, so that when their clients handed over a job req, they had candidates at the ready. Despite a completely different labor landscape than we’ve ever seen in the past, this recruiting tactic is still practical. Even if all hiring is on hold, recruiters should continually grow their talent database (or pipeline)… that way, you won’t have to start anew when things do open up. When this pandemic is over and the economy rebounds, those roles that were put on hold will open back up and employers will be overwhelmed with applications. You want to be one step ahead of the game and have that top talent ready to present to them. Read the rest of this entry »
Recruiting is a tough business. Sometimes you’re given a seemingly impossible req to fill from a client, or sometimes you have a great candidate that you just can’t seem to place. What do you do when you hit that brick wall? What if you had a whole network of like-minded recruiters who could bring you a wealth of talent, determination and diligence? This is what split recruiting is all about. Split placements involve two recruiters who work together to help a client find the best candidate, and help a candidate find the best role for them.
In the NPAworldwide recruiting network, we often see stories of two hard-working recruiters working together to make a placement. Here’s a story of a recent one: Read the rest of this entry »
As the Director of Membership at NPAworldwide, a recruitment network, I am often asked this question: So who runs this network? As a network that is member-owned and run, this is a multitiered question at best, and does not apply to every online network that you may find. However, here is the breakdown of what is happening behind the scenes at our specific split-placement network. Read the rest of this entry »