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Retained vs. Contingency Recruiting: You Get What You Pay For

6 March, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
It’s a big world out there, so finding the right person for a healthcare job can be tough. Recruiters can help locate potential candidates for jobs ranging from supervisory roles up to chief executive officers. But proceed with caution: All recruiters are not created equal. Understanding the difference between contingency recruiters and retained recruiters can […] Read more»

It Just Keeps Happening

29 February, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
It just keeps happening – over and over. A recruiter’s mistake with an unprofessional effort, wastes a candidate’s time and costs the client — or the employer — money. In a nutshell, here is the problem: A recruiter calls a candidate, entices them with a new career opportunity, but never inquires about their current salary, […] Read more»

Interviewing Skills: The Telephone Interview

6 July, 2010 Posted by John G. Self
The telephone interview is a killer. More potentially good candidates are eliminated from consideration based on their performance at this stage of the recruitment process than at any other time. Everyone is blind.  You cannot see the candidate.  They cannot see you.  This gives the interviewer the advantage.  But badly executed, the telephone interview can […] Read more»