Should Recruiters Work Through or Around HR? It’s Not Show Friends, It’s Show Business…

Kris Dunn Always Be Closing, Candidate Pool, Driving Productivity, Kris Dunn, Recruiting, Sourcing, Working With Recruiters

I’m a HR pro.  If you follow me over at the HR Capitalist, you probably get that.  I’m also a recruiter, because I think a huge part of any HR generalist’s job needs to be Talent Acquisition.  My opinion is that if you can’t recruit, you’re an administrator.  And administrators are pretty easy to replace – with outsourcing or with …

Baby Boomers Are Exiting Stage Left – Is that Good or Bad?

timtolan Always Be Closing, Candidate Pool, Generations, Recruiting, Succession Planning, Tim Tolan, Working With Recruiters

As a partner in an executive search firm, I’m constantly marketing our services to acquire new clients across the U.S.  That’s just part of what I do… Recently, we created a new detailed practice brochure, highlighting all of our services, and sent our new material to CEO’s in our market niche – healthcare IT.  A few days later, I received …

Cutting the B.S. and Figuring out Candidates with 1 Question….

Kris Dunn Kris Dunn

I was digging around Maren Hogan’s Blog (gotta do research on the kids who are going to post on Fistful) and found her linking to a 2004 article by Lou Adler on the "one question interview". My first question was "what’s Maren doing kicking around Lou Adler’s site all the way back to 2004?" I pictured a Lou bobble-head doll …