Richard Peterson
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Ever Have a Candidate....
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...who sees their resume as basically just a list of things they hate to do?Continue

Tags: Agency Recruiting, Recruit, Resume, Candidate

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Peterson Sep 24, 2013.

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 4.) Information Adviser:

The role of the recruiter is a lot like a consultant. Someone who understands his role as an adviser to the candidate and the hiring manager. He/she seeks to understand their unique problems and  determine the best fit for their needs.

 5,) Charisma:

 As Karl Malden would say, "Don't Leave Home Without It." It's a wonderful attribute. Charisma will inspire and energize everyone around you. That doesn't mean you…


Posted on November 14, 2013 at 5:00am — 4 Comments

Characteristics of a Great Recruiter!: Part l

It doesn't matter if I am a hiring manager or a candidate on the market or an event attendee (career fairs, open house, speed interviewing or whatever), it is pretty apparent that most of the folks that are recruiting for companies today do not have the skills, knowledge, or experience to meet the minimum expectations of the job.

 It is quite disappointing to see the skill level and caliber of many recruiters that reside in Corporate America today. Some have been promoted into their…


Posted on November 14, 2013 at 5:00am — 1 Comment

Diversity: Critical Recruiting and Outreach

Rich Peterson thinks the challenge with Diversity Programs in general is that it is so hard to find companies willing to participate in diversity studies, the research is minimal.

Implementing strategies, programs and procedures to attract and retain talent including special emphasis on the attracting a minority workforce can be challenging. Knowing what works, what doesn’t and why is imperative! 

Establishing compelling employer brands and advertising campaigns that…


Posted on November 11, 2013 at 4:35pm

Diversity in the Workplace

Rich Peterson's Ten Up and Down Sides for Diversity in the Workplace:

1.)        Upsides

a.)          Organizations that continue to hire, develop, and promote minorities consistently outperform their competitors in good economic times as well as bad.

b.)          Diverse workforces are better equipped to problem-solve and handle change.

c.)     Promoting diversity creates happier employees. Diverse teams are more creative…


Posted on November 11, 2013 at 4:00pm — 6 Comments

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