Tirtis's Blog (4)

Would you hire YOU?

You spent all your life savings, mortgaged your home, borrowed from a bank and opened up a Staffing company. You are searching for a Senior Recruiter. Would you hire YOU? If your entire business depended on the recruiting abilities of one person, would you hire YOU to be that person?

Somehow, somewhere and for some reason, you chose to be a recruiter. It offered an excellent earning potential. You got excited and showed up to work. In the beginning, you were very teachable. You were… Continue

Added by Tirtis on December 3, 2008 at 8:55am — 1 Comment

There is no future in any job. The future lies in the man who holds the job.

George Crane uttered these words. Recruiters are facing difficult times right now. The demand for our expertise has diminished greatly. Companies are firing people and it is our job to find them jobs. Well, when most of the companies are letting people go, our own job is in jeopardy. IT sector has been hit dramatically during these crises. Technology is one of the areas that gets hit hard during economic turmoils. After all, IT is not a necessity like health care and… Continue

Added by Tirtis on November 19, 2008 at 2:55pm — 1 Comment

Death of a Recruiter

Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman" playwright was about Willy Loman who chose the sales profession because he could earn more money. He was a good salesperson but later in his career, he faced all sorts of family and career challenges. Leaving family issues aside, recruiters who chose their profession in the late 1990's are facing their own serious career challenges.

Back in 1998, I stumbled across the recruiting profession. The money was great and the closures were easy. The… Continue

Added by Tirtis on November 14, 2008 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

The life of a Technical Recruiter

You hit the snooze button on your alarm clock for just few more minutes. You are not sure if you want to get out of bed and head to your office. It is cold outside and the commute is an hour and half by bus. After all, you know what's going to happen. You will search for candidates for chewed-out "requirements," submit couple of candidates and wait for a feedback. In between, you will email lots of candidates with no responses. You will leave so many voice mails and no call backs. You then… Continue

Added by Tirtis on September 30, 2008 at 4:00pm — 13 Comments


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