Conventional thinking tells us that first to the finish line wins. And that is usually the case. But consider this scenario: You interview a number of … Read more
Scott Weiss is the founder of employee referral software company, Referagig, and President at Makena Partners, an IT recruiting/consulting firm. He is based in Seattle.
Anyone who hires employees is guilty of it, whether directly or indirectly … that dirty little secret no one ever talks about: back-door references. … Read more
Employees will refer talent into an organization when it’s easy and convenient for them — push and prod them too much and you risk … Read more
Enough years in the recruiting business and enough missed placement opportunities by mishandling the offer scenario has taught me to be patient making job … Read more
Here are some ideas you can immediately implement in your organization to help get hiring managers on board with your recruiting efforts, quickly: Read more
Not everyone can afford (or wants to pay) $300 or more to post a job on one of the premier job boards like LinkedIn, Monster, or CareerBuilder, and few … Read more