Tim Sackett exclaims It’s Criminal Not To Recruit Your Competition’s Talent!

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If I get 100 Talent Acquisition Pros in a room (no this isn’t going to be a dead lawyer joke) and ask them if it is “ethical” to recruit each other’s employees, about half will say “No.” In fact, there are even a number who will say, “We have an agreement to not recruit from each other.” I’ve heard this, out in the open, with no restraint. It’s normal practice in the corporate world. It’s very common to hear inside Talent Acquisition departments that they don’t “actively” recruit from each other because they’ve been told not to by their executives. That type of conversation will soon be a thing of the past; although, I doubt highly the activity will be!

Read the whole post over at The Tim Sackett Project (an FOT contributor blog).