How to Avoid Common Recruiter Fails, According to Stacy Zapar

Before you continue reading, get ready to cringe — and maybe laugh at yourself. Because according to industry leader Stacy Zapar, every recruiter is guilty of at least some of the mistakes on this list. Yes, even her. A “self-proclaimed recruiting nerd,” Stacy is the founder of The Talent Agency, a recruiting consultancy and R4R search firm that helps companies recruit Talent Acquisition professionals. With 21 years of recruiting experience under her belt, she has plenty of success stories and has also made plenty of slip-ups. In her top-rated talk at LinkedIn Talent Connect 2018, […]

     

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Candidates Must Answer Yes to These 10 Questions Before You Ever Make an Offer

Whether a person will accept a job offer, reject it, or back out later should never come as a surprise. Any surprise factor can be avoided as long as you follow some fundamental recruiting techniques. The most important: Never make an offer you’re not absolutely sure will be accepted. Underlying this rule is the need to test every component of an offer to determine if the candidate will accept it before formalizing the offer in writing. Testing can be as simple as asking the candidate if he/she would accept a fair offer and be able to start by a certain date. Any evasiveness is a […]

     

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