Dear Placed Candidate – Remember Me?

timtolan Communication, Executive Search, Recruiting, Tim Tolan, Working With Recruiters

I use FOT as a great venue to rant from time to time to my HR and recruiter brethren and today will be no exception. Let me whiteboard this scenario for you – my point won’t be hard to understand (promise). I’m sure you have all seen this movie before. I’m constantly amazed at human behavior when it comes to candidates we work with and …

Bad Customers: Taking Off the Gloves…

timtolan Executive Search, Tim Tolan, Working With Recruiters

It’s interesting to profile certain types of organizations that we have worked with over the years. Some organizations are clearly transactional, just get the job. They prefer to conduct their own process. They don’t return phone calls or e-mails (promptly) – all they really want is a few resumes. They prefer to to take matters into their own hands and conduct the search their …