Biggest Pet Peeves Candidates Have About Recruiting

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As recruiters, we often think about the things that we wish candidates would or wouldn’t do in order to facilitate our jobs. But today we’re going to be a little more empathic and try to see the other side of the coin. When we see a problem from another perspective than our own, we might find other completely different ways to fix them. These are some of the pet peeves that candidates have about recruiters or the recruitment process in general: 1. Outdated Job Posts: When a candidate...

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The Art Behind Turning Down Candidates


We have read hundreds of articles about how to get better candidates, how to attract them, how to write better job descriptions for them, and about every possible recruitment tip you can imagine; however, we ever hardly see anything about rejecting candidates, even though recruiters are bound to reject more applicants than to hire them during their entire careers. More often than not, candidates don’t even receive a call or email when they don’t get the job; and even if they do get a rejec...

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Changing the Way We Interview: New Techniques to Improve the Hiring Process


The job interview might be the only moment both recruiters and hiring managers get a glimpse of the person behind the résumé. A candidate can be many things in writing, but the hiring process really boils down to the interview. However, traditional job interviews are slowly becoming a thing of the past, being that they can be awkward, too formal, too short to really get to know the person, and very biased. With more and more companies trying to think out of box regarding job interviews, we'v...

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