How to be a successful recruiter: Advice for each hiring stage

Screen, interview, hire and repeat. That could be the shortest job description for a recruiter. But a glimpse at a recruiter’s typical agenda shows that their day-to-day tasks are not as simple as you might think....

The most important HR skills and how to master them

Whether you’re kickstarting your career in Human Resources, or you’re a seasoned HR professional, developing good organization, communication, confidentiality and adaptability skills will help you manage your daily tasks and improve your productivity. Here, we analyze...

The most important skills recruiters need and how to cultivate them

Beyond writing good job descriptions, evaluating candidates and sourcing potential hires, great recruiters cultivate a set of soft skills that help them succeed. Here’s a list of the most important recruiting skills and how to develop...

How to be a great recruiter

As you embark on your recruiting career, you'll encounter a number of challenges that you may not have expected. We've compiled the best advice on how to improve your career path as an agency or in-house...

Recruiting skills you can learn from non-HR disciplines

Online courses can help you sharpen your recruiting skills. Instead of going back to school to brush up your recruiting knowledge, consider courses in six non-HR disciplines: sales, marketing, psychology, writing, mathematics and programming. Online courses in these subjects...

Agency vs. in-house recruitment: Which is the right career fit for you?

Many recruiters face the choice between agency and in-house recruiting careers. To help you make the right choice for you, here’s an overview of their similarities and differences and a summary of the qualities you’ll need...

Time management tips for recruiters

Recruiting is a time-sensitive task. Responding to candidates quickly and always remembering to follow up will help you stand out. How to improve your time management as a recruiter: Decide what not to do It may...

How recruiters and hiring managers can work together

Recruiters and hiring managers share a common goal: finding great candidates as quickly as possible. In a perfect world, their collaboration is smooth and effective. But often, the recruiter-hiring manager relationship is a tense one. Hiring...

What defines a good recruiter?

What makes a good recruiter? Good recruiters don't just perform their daily tasks well. They make sure their company continuously attracts and keeps good people. Recruiters don't necessarily have to come from HR backgrounds, though. Experience...

How to build a strong talent acquisition team

When companies are still in their infancy, building a talent acquisition team mightn’t be a priority. But, as they grow, the need for people who can recruit, manage talent pipelines and create a strong employer brand,...