Chantel's Blog – March 2008 Archive (2)

Thought of the day - Is an intervention necessary?

I used to have a regional manager (when I used to work for that big, international, public monstrosity of a recruiting firm) that would make my recruiters cry every time he visited my office. We fought constantly over his approach to "managing" MY team. Although I think direct feedback is necessary as you develop people, it can be done in a way that doesn't leave your team member feeling like they were just hit by a mack truck.

I tend to be very protective of my peeps. I go to bat… Continue

Added by Chantel on March 19, 2008 at 9:36am — No Comments

Does recruiting make you crazy?

I have been in the recruiting industry since 2002 and am convinced that recruiting makes you nuts. I don't know what it is about this business, but it seems to drive everyone mad.

Is it because we deal with people on a daily basis and because of those interactions we lose ourselves? How many times have you had a candidate lie to you? Tell you to your face one thing and then completely do the other. How about the temporary candidate whose Grandmother has died 6 times in the past 6… Continue

Added by Chantel on March 18, 2008 at 2:54pm — 5 Comments


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