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Recruiting Secret #36

Aug 15

Everyone wants to know the secret to great recruiting. Candidates want to know how to get into companies. Recruiters want to know each other’s secrets to finding great talent. No one seems to be sharing their secrets, but I will!

Recruiting Secret #36 – 

Most hires you will make as a recruiter will find you. You don’t find them.

The secret is to make it easy for them to find you!

There is still a prevailing idea in recruiting, especially on the corporate side, you should make it difficult for candidates to be able to get in touch with and find you. Great recruiters. The best recruiters in any industry, are easy to find.

Are you?


5 Comment to “Recruiting Secret #36”

  1. It makes sense that recruiters should make themselves easy to reach. After all, the benefit is mutual.

    Emily Brooks
    Aug 16, 2016
  2. I have worked with internal recruiters for years and the mindset has been to create anonymous candidate communication templates so they cannot contact the recruiters directly. This perpetuates the view that recruiters should be difficult to contact. The fear from internal recruiters is that “poor” candidates would email and call the recruiters constantly.

    Aug 15, 2016
    • Dan,

      Weak recruiters do this because they don’t know how to shut down poor candidates in one communication. Great recruiters welcome everyone, so they’ll miss no one!


      Aug 15, 2016
  3. Did I miss the other #35 secrets?

    Michael Townsend
    Aug 15, 2016

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