New Recruiting Campaign – Keyword “Google Killer”….

Kris Dunn Candidate Pool, Culture, Kris Dunn, Sourcing

WOW – I love it when a company is in a competitive situation, and lets it all hang out, even with something as image restricted as the recruiting process. What’s gotten me thinking about this?  This freaking cool ad from the Euros within Microsoft, as reported from Valleywag: "After more than a decade of trans-Atlantic antitrust scrutiny, one would think …

Why External Recruiters Have a Reputation Problem….

Kris Dunn Compensation/Cash Money, Kris Dunn, Recruiting, Total Rewards, Working With Recruiters

This kid wants to intern for Seth Godin.  To heck with that, I want to intern for Harry Joiner… The Marketing Headhunter speaks the truth: "Do recruiters have a bad reputation?  In my experience, "YES" — and one of the main  reasons is that the contingency recruiting business pays recruiters $1,000-2,000/month draw versus straight commission.  That’s a run rate of …

Here Are Our Candidates For An Open HR Spot – Who Would You Pick?

Kris Dunn Candidate Pool, Interviewing, Kris Dunn, Recruiting

We’re filling a HR Coordinator spot on our team to handle a good bit of the transactional load for the department.  Interesting selection, we really didn’t have anyone in our networks, so of course we posted it to all the normal boards – Monster, local SHRM organization. As a result, we got hit with 150-200 applicants.  It’s a direct report …