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I was speaking with a friend in the UK and she was asking about the general rule on company feedback etiquette. She explained that she had applied for a position with a well known European company but didn’t get the job; the feedback she received was actually from the candidate who ended up getting the job and not from the hiring manager? Anyway this person called a few weeks later and invited my friend in on a Friday evening to meet his boss as there was a position open he thought my friend…Continue
Posted on July 20, 2011 at 8:30pm — 2 Comments
As a newbie recruiter I was keen to “cut my teeth” in the industry and “earn my stripes” as quickly as possible, I wanted to be up there with the best of them. As a complete novice I believed that I had to work on anything and everything that came across my desk, no matter how unqualified it was or how many other recruiters were working on the same requirement.
Obviously there are a number of drawbacks with this approach, among them being that you spread yourself to thin, you are…Continue
Posted on May 26, 2011 at 9:33pm — 2 Comments
Inspired by Greg Savages post on his biggest stuff up in recruitment, I thought I would share my biggest mistake/favorite experience to date.
As most of you know recruitment takes some time, patience, learning and sometimes a thick skin to get to the end result. There is a lot more work involved than is sometimes perceived. My favorite moment encompasses all of these elements – last year 2010 I…Continue
Posted on May 11, 2011 at 8:13am
Today’s question, is recruitment Agile?
For anyone not familiar with agile this is the agile manifesto:
We are uncovering better ways of developing
software by doing it and helping others do it.
Through this work we have come to value:
Individuals and interactions over processes and tools
Working software over comprehensive documentation
Posted on May 3, 2011 at 8:46pm — 3 Comments