ATS rejected my application!

Have you ever thought this? Have you been told this? What if I were to tell you that it's wrong? That the information you've been given...

The Truth in Recruitment Advertising

If you haven’t been living under a rock, you know there are many companies in the hiring spaces making claims on both sides of the...

7 Deadly Sins of Recruiting

Let’s start with there are more than 7 sins/errors that people commit in Recruiting. But today we will talk about the 7 most common ones....

Employer Brand!

Every hiring “expert” tells all companies to have employer brands. Most of the advice is pretty much the same. Bean bags, open space,...

Revengers – The Avengers of Recruiting

“Recruiters shouldn’t be in charge of hiring decisions.” Umm…. We aren’t. There was an idea. To assemble worlds worst recruiters and call...

Job Offer Series Part One: Pre-Offer

When you are interviewing, and it really goes your way, you usually get that tingly feeling an offer will be given. I have yet to have a...

Working with a recruiter

Working with a recruiter, just like anything else can be a challenge. We have all heard the horror stories or even lived through them....

Us vs Them

In the hiring process, there is often a view of Us VS Them. It’s hiring managers vs the recruiters vs the candidates. Right now there is...

Lessons from Infinity War

Like any Marvel fan, I went to watch the latest movie – Infinity War last night. It wasn’t the first day, first show, but the theatres...

Hunters, Gatherers, and Farmers

Remember the stories of hunters vs gatherers in the early early days? Members of society were classified into categories, they were...

Part-Time Professionals (2)

Cont. from Part-Time Professionals How can you be a Part-Time Recruiter, was one of the questions I got from the last post. Well you...

Part-Time Professionals

A lot of people ask me how they can recruit in their spare time. They want to make some extra cash while still keeping their jobs. There...

Commandments for Recruiters

If you have been following anywhere on Social Media, you know there are bad recruiters. Just like any other profession, there are...

Ground Zero of Recruiting

People often ask me how I got into recruiting or how they can get into recruiting. I ask them one question. Why do you want to get into...

The truth about marketing your candidates

Let’s get first thing out of the way. Recruiting is a business dealing with humans. You can’t sell humans. That’s called trafficking and...

Thou shall not give wrong feedback

Giving feedback is important. Good or bad, the candidate needs to know. “But TJ, we already talked about this. We get it, giving...

First lesson in Recruiting!

Almost four years ago, when I started my first Recruiting job as a HR Generalist I didn’t know anything. Honestly, I still don’t know a...

The Monotone You!

I want to tell you a story, about a little girl in India. Her family was not your typical family you see? Her mother and Grandmother were...