Month: August 2015

Social Media is Life’s Open Book

It’s common for people to share their daily lives via social media – some more than others. But while doing so, do we stop to think about how these posts actually effect our reputation?   It’s a fact that roughly 80% of employers are taking a peek at social media to get a feel for a candidate’s overall character and personality prior to contacting them for interviews or job consideration. Were you considering this when you posted your Friday night photos, provocative photos, or even ranted…


5 Habits of Highly Successful Recruiters

Posted by Jessica Lunk on January 11, 2012 at 10:09am What makes a good recruiter great?   While everyone has a different opinion on what success really is (wealth?  notoriety?  the elusive work/life balance?), there are a few themes on what makes a recruiter a big success that keep popping up again and again. Here’s a quick look at what the successful recruiters do...    They track metrics. At the end of the day, all that really counts is the number of job orders you fill.  But…


The Important Recruiting Quantity Metrics

Managing a recruiting team is not unlike that of managing a major league baseball team.  The tenured manager understands how to get rookies off to a good start by developing the proper habits to achieve big league success.  Once a rookie gets seasoned, the focus shifts to other skills that continued to be worked on based on specific achievements, or lack thereof. How can you tell when one player is doing well and another is struggling and needs some attention?  It is often initially apparent in…