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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.
Computer games and social media were deliberately designed to captivate the human mind. It’s a brilliant business plan that keeps people coming back for more. That same fascination also attracts leaders away from the industries that need them most. A PLC programmer sent me a note last week. He said, “It seems everybody wants to…
Employment opportunities remain strong. Obviously, access to Hiring Authorities is limited, over the holidays. Good news, you’ve got me. Any degreed Electrical Engineer who can program should keep my number in their Favorites List. Actually, let’s just say everybody should keep my number in Favorites. This is truly a crazy time. Do you have…
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 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…
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