James Chmielinski's Blog – December 2016 Archive (8)

How to Post a Project on Lancelot.io - Freelancer Projects for Talent Pros

First, click on the 'start a project' button located in the header on every page:

This will take you to the 'post a project' screen:…


Added by James Chmielinski on December 30, 2016 at 4:20pm — No Comments

4 Customer Challenges Blocking your Recruiting Agency

Hiring season is in full swing with recruiting agencies circling employers like sharks.  Today's climate in the staffing world reminds me of the staffing spike in 2006.  Back then, submitting the right candidate to a prospective client got you in the door and ensured, fast-track placements.  This time around, it may get you in the door but it doesn't…


Added by James Chmielinski on December 22, 2016 at 2:43pm — No Comments

5 More Corporate Recruiting Problems Impacting Agency Success

If you are a recruiting agent, you think that you influence a hire.  In reality, corporate teams marginalize your efforts.  You are powerless in their world.....unless you understand the world as they see it.  

The more you understand the problems facing your internal corporate recruiting teams, the better you can position yourself as a…


Added by James Chmielinski on December 12, 2016 at 5:25pm — No Comments

11 Reasons Why Corporate Recruiting Managers Fail


As your passionate recruiting manager, I give everything I've got to find and keep the people we hire and grow your company in a way that makes people proud to do work here.  You respond by telling me I am not hiring fast enough, yet I work overtime...I work weekends...I am typically the first person in the office to smile at candidates and I'm the last…


Added by James Chmielinski on December 12, 2016 at 5:24pm — No Comments

Winning Dynamics in Corporate and Agency Recruitment?

Do any recruiting professionals remember a time when a recurring problem was identified in their recruiting group and data was used to diagnose and solve the problem?  Was actionable data ever used to improve the situation?  Anyone?  Bueller? 

I asked myself this question and my answer was "no."   Recruiting teams are people-driven…


Added by James Chmielinski on December 8, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Kickbacks in Recruiting: Avoiding Corruption

Corporate recruiting departments lack financial transparency and accountability needed to align agency hiring performance with authorized incentives.  In some cases, it's designed that way, making "kickbacks" a sad yet common (and all too casual) practice resulting in unauthorized incentives and unsanctioned, preferential treatment.   I've heard the stories…


Added by James Chmielinski on December 4, 2016 at 5:12pm — No Comments

5 Tips to Captivate Your Candidates

Candidates you recruit want you to connect and follow up with them, tactfully.  

Here are five tips to help you get started on the right track:


1. Deliver a business reason

Why is there a match?  Make sure that you are direct and transparent about why you are reaching out to your…


Added by James Chmielinski on December 1, 2016 at 12:51pm — No Comments

How Will Technology Impact the Future of Recruiting? Bill Vick interviews James Chmielinski

In this Recruiter Hangout, Bill Vick and James Chmielinski discuss the impact that technology will have on the future of recruiting and sourcing. Gone are the days of the huge all-in-one platform. The new generation of Millennials are independent entrepreneurs, who want choice. Watch now to learn what Bill and James think about the generation gaps, and how software and apps…


Added by James Chmielinski on December 1, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments


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