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Recruiter Splits in 2015

Started Jan 15, 2015 0 Replies

Without a doubt, recruiting is going to be hot in 2015.  I thought this would be a good place to start a lively discussion about splits.  There are going to be a ton of roles and not enough good…Continue

Tags: Agency Recruiting, Money, Partnerships, Splits, Recruiting

Why Do You Recruit?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sarah Calverley Oct 27, 2013. 15 Replies

So inquiring minds want to know.  Why have you chosen recruiting as a profession?  I would love to see what most say.  Is it one of the following?  Do you have another reason?1)  Money 2)…Continue

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Are You Ready For Some Football?

Started Aug 29, 2013 0 Replies

What 1 game are you looking forward to watching this weekend.  Happy Labor Day!  …Continue

LinkedIn Inmails or Invitations? What works best for you?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Irina Shamaeva Feb 6, 2014. 28 Replies

So I have been trying an experiment.  You try it.  I haven't sent an inmail in 2 months.  I have only sent invitations to connect with a brief explanation of why.  It seems to be working well.  It…Continue

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Michael Crouse replied to Will Thomson's discussion 'What is your favorite free resume database website?'
"I hope these help someone land a great candidate! After each string, just put your skill or title requirements and hit enter. Some of these sites are for IT only and if you put accountant after the string, it will produce zero results because it is…"
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Bahar Studdard replied to Will Thomson's discussion 'What is your favorite free resume database website?'
"Yes I use Indeed a most daily!"
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Lena Moss replied to Will Thomson's discussion 'What is your favorite free resume database website?'
"Well, I use Intelifi. It's a reliable source for background checks, you can check out their services at http://www.intelifi.com/services/"
Nov 17, 2017
Sam Lopinsky replied to Will Thomson's discussion 'What is your favorite free resume database website?'
"I regularly use Resumerobin.com - it's fast and better quality than Indeed"
Nov 17, 2017

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Will Thomson's Blog

Some Business is Just Not Worth It!

Posted on December 5, 2016 at 6:00pm 4 Comments

This is going to be simple and sweet, but it has been weighing heavily on my mind.  The other day I received a check from one of my clients.  It was well below what I have been used to making for a placement.  Why I took this order, I still have no idea!  The whole process was exhausting.  Some business is just not worth…


The Day that Went Horribly Wrong

Posted on April 4, 2016 at 4:30pm 2 Comments

Being an owner of a small boutique recruiting agency has its advantages and disadvantages.  The advantages are obvious.  You have all of the time off that you want.  You manage your own schedule and no one is telling you how to recruit.  The disadvantages are also obvious.  You eat what you kill.  There are also a hell…


Using an Agency Recruiter. Waving the White flag or Smart?

Posted on August 25, 2015 at 11:00pm 0 Comments

After being on both sides of the recruiting fence I get the pride a corporate recruiter has in doing their job.  I made the jump to the agency recruiting this year and if anybody understands how things work inside a big corporation, it is me.  I have written more over the past couple of years about corporate…


The VALUE of a Third Party Recruiter

Posted on June 17, 2015 at 5:00pm 5 Comments

What is a third party recruiter? Why should you consider using one? How do you go about choosing the right recruiter for your needs?   What VALUE does a third party recruiter bring to your organization?

In 2015, the recruiting landscape is more competitive than we have seen it in…


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At 2:21am on April 20, 2013, Shawn White said…
Thanks Will !! Your blog post are Very Educational and informative!!
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Thanks for reaching out.  Looking forward to hearing your updates!

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