Archive for recruiter
A couple months back, I hosted a SkillSurvey Webinar about the key dimensions of a candidate: Skill, Attitude, Competency, and Culture.
This was spurred by a blog post I made back in January that posed the question “Is it skill or attitude that makes the best candidate?” which prompted amazing discussion.
I combined these ideas and turned them into a guest article for Recruiting Trends that is featured on their website today. The article, “Dimensions of Necessary Attributes: Measuring a Candidate’s DNA,” explains how these attributes are often overlooked in the hiring process, and how much of this disconnect is attributed to traditional recruiting processes (and how to fix it).
Check out the article here!
When I came across this article “10 Things Employment Recruiters Won’t Say,” I have to say, some points hit a nerve-the wrong nerve. But rather than let these “insights” ring true “as is,” I thought I would set the record straight.
Right off the bat, I find the headline misleading. Of course, there ARE things recruiters won’t tell you-because we can’t! It wouldn’t be ethical. Like any service or department that handles sensitive company or personal information, clients and candidates trust us to keep certain information confidential until it needs to be disclosed. Read More→