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Recruiter Splits in 2015

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

Started Jan 15, 2015

Why Do You Recruit?
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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

Tags: jr, thomson, will, why, recruiting

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

Are You Ready For Some Football?

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

Started Aug 29, 2013

LinkedIn Inmails or Invitations? What works best for you?
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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

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

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Some Business is Just Not Worth It!

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 it.  This, my friends was not worth it.  

If you…


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

The Day that Went Horribly Wrong

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 of a lot of headaches with being a small business…


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

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

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 recruiting than I care to admit.  After all, I am doing what I once…


Posted on August 25, 2015 at 11:00pm

The VALUE of a Third Party Recruiter

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 years. If you are an employer or a candidate, you know that…


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

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At 2:21am on April 20, 2013, Shawn White said…
Thanks Will !! Your blog post are Very Educational and informative!!
At 11:08am on September 6, 2012, HRNasty said…

Thanks for reaching out.  Looking forward to hearing your updates!

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