7 Signs A Hiring Manager Doesn't Respect You

When hiring managers don’t respect you, it’s because you trained them not to. From your first interaction with them up until now, you have set the tone for how they see you and your role. The good news is, you can change this. But, to do so, you have to recognize the signs that your hiring manager doesn’t respect you.

3 Keys to Making Your Hiring Manager Your Ally

In some ways, being a successful recruiter is like being on Survivor, the popular reality TV show where castaways vote each other off each week for the chance of winning a million dollars. Granted, in recruiting you’re not eating bugs and (hopefully) not walking around in a skimpy swimsuit, but you’re still part of a […]

Part 5: Hiring Manager Roadblocks, Putting the Team First

This blog post is the fifth and final in a series of five posts based on our webinar with Greenhouse, 10 Hiring Manager Recruiter Roadblocks and How to Overcome Them. Communication is vital to any business. But sometimes, when recruiting deadlines get too much to handle, weekly status updates and calls fall to the wayside. […]

Part 2: Hiring Manager Roadblocks, Making Improvements

This blog post is the second in a series of five posts based on our webinar with Greenhouse, 10 Hiring Manager Recruiter Roadblocks and How to Overcome Them. Within an organization, each team or department should work side by side like cogs in a well-oiled machine. The partner relationship between recruiter and hiring manager is […]

Part 4: Hiring Manager Roadblocks, Stack Ranking Skills

This blog post is the fourth in a series of five posts based on our webinar with Greenhouse, 10 Hiring Manager Recruiter Roadblocks and How to Overcome Them. In our personal or professional lives, we are encouraged to strive for greatness or perfection, often to the exclusion of personal growth or job satisfaction. Hiring managers, […]

15 Interview Questions to Ask When Hiring a Manager

Interviewing a potential manager is different from questioning a front-line office worker. The manager will be supervising, mentoring, guiding, shaping and evaluating their employee at various times in the relationship. They also have a finger on the pulse of culture, if they're doing their job well, and a vision towards the future. Moreover, bottom line […]

Hiring Manager Roadblocks, Developing a Strategy to Overcome Them

This blog post is the first in a series of five posts based on our collaboration with Greenhouse, 10 Hiring Manager Recruiter Roadblocks and How to Overcome Them. Think back to the last time you searched for a job. You probably prepared, spent time showcasing your personal and professional attributes and then waited. Far too often, […]

Part 3: Hiring Manager Roadblocks, Avoiding Panic

This blog post is the third in a series of five posts based on our webinar with Greenhouse, 10 Hiring Manager Recruiter Roadblocks and How to Overcome Them. The job description is the first impression most candidates see of your company. Candidates are analyzing your job descriptions to determine not only whether or not they're […]

Greenhouse + Glassdoor: Overcoming Hiring Manager Roadblocks

Greenhouse Software bills itself as the world’s first recruiting optimization platform, leveraged by companies to optimize how they find, interview and hire talent. From strategic sourcing to customizable interview kits, Greenhouse technology helps organizations of all sizes improve their recruiting performance, find better candidates, conduct more focused interviews, and make data-driven hiring decisions. With the […]

10 Must-Watch TED Talks for Every Recruiter & Hiring Manager

As recruiters and hiring managers, we’re laser focused on finding good people who will be effective in their positions. Our closeness to the inner workings of our company and our team goals can serve as both an advantage and a disadvantage. On the one hand, there’s no one better to assess the needs and idiosyncrasies […]

A Hiring Manager's Guide to Fighting Through the Fluff

During my annual spring cleaning, I stumbled upon a letter I wrote to Santa years ago. It was a doozy. Unlike most kids, I didn’t jump right to the point with the gift requests. Instead, I led off with three paragraphs detailing all the do-good-ery I had performed over the past year. Essentially, I wrote […]