The staffing department had 25 recruiters and sourcers at one time, and we were an excellent team, but recent budget cuts have eliminated most of them. It’s the worst time I have ever seen in our industry. ~ Mark Rinovato
Read Dave Mendoza's Six Degrees interview with this visionary… Continue
Think of the Gatekeeper as the "Concierge".
Simply "ask" for their help to get to that decision maker.
1. Brutal honesty
2. Use humor
3. Ask a technical question
4. "They're expecting my call."
5. Use "return receipt" in email
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This is a three part series with the last in the series having two parts. It's about dealing with gatekeepers to pull an external reporting group out of a multi-national corporation. I hope you enjoy it! "Notice what I'm doing here. I'm diverting her what-I- sense is half harried attention. It's morning bell and things are many times rushed at this hour. My small talk is helping to engage her. I'm giving her just enough information to validate…Continue
Many of the insurance companies seem to be collecting telephone #s. We only have cell phones. Is it safe to give our Medical Insurance company our cells. I gave my number to a Travel Medical Insurance company last year and I have not had problems with telemarketers. What has your experience been in this sort of thing. Any tips or… Continue
Added by Cindy Fallsen on November 22, 2009 at 3:16pm —
There's a hot-button discussion going on right now over in the Yahoo group "N. California Recruiters & HR Network".
Landon Allen (redhook4u) asks: I have noticed a trend and I am curious if any of you have opinions on the topic. If you take a look - when jobs are posted for a Recruiter or a Sourcer, it seems the Sourcer job description is a lot bigger…Continue
“As soon as the award was announced, my colleagues and I began preparing a top-secret strategy to poach the winner from their current company. And we’re going to do it too. We have no shame.” ~ Dawn Sanders, Corporate Schemer, Sourcing Advocate
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DC area recruiters, please note the following: If you are qualified, available, interested; planning to make a change, or know of a friend who might have an interest, please post your credentials here. If you are a recruiter serving the IT space in and around DC, than post your openings here. Primarily, I have DC area positions listed, but the recruiters on this list have extensive contacts nationally. The FREE list is used to post open positions (encouraging referrals) and to post available… Continue
IT Sales and Staffing Business Developer- Reston, VA
1) Solid understanding of IT terminology
2) FLC sales and account management experience
3) High activity based calling and meeting coordination
4) Ability to transition cold market into warm referral based business