About - Candidate Advisory
I’ve said it before… There’s nothing linear in the world of Recruiting.
The number of things that can mess up a perfectly good interview is amazing.
In fact, some of it is hilarious — if it’s not happening to you.
After the dust settles, I sometimes study unexpected reactions.
(And learn quickly why we can expect them again.)
I post these observations as a discipline.
I share them with you as a guide.
A Post Mortem
I often share two reliable rules about the recruiting industry: 1) I (you) never get to know all the important information. 2) Time is the enemy. I have this quirky thing… Whenever a deal falls through, I can hardly wait to dig into it, to see what I might learn. Even better, years later, I can…
A New Engineer Starts In Big Oil
A new grad reports in on Big Pay Days and his new career with Big Oil. Is it worth it? Last November, I posted a Recruiter’s View article called “What’s An Engineer Worth?” As I said at the time, “There’s a lot of confusion in the market. I’m seeing wild bid/ask spreads of 50% for…
Whatcha see, and whatcha don’t see. Two more ways to tell employment is setting up for a recovery. While I was driving around southwest Ohio, a series of appointments took me through some industrial parks. Much to my surprise, I saw a number of signs along the street announcing things like, “MACHINISTS – Now Hiring.”…
I’ve said it before… There’s nothing linear in the world of Recruiting. The number of things that can mess up a perfectly good interview is amazing. I... Read More