Your recruiting staff is the gate keeper to your company. If you can’t get past the recruiters you can’t get a job with the company. Many small business don’t have dedicated recruiters, but you still have recruiting staff. Who screens resumes? Who does phone interviews? Who advises managers on candidates? Those people are your recruiting staff, regardless of their job titles and other responsibilities.
Some of them are fabulous and some of them are not. Some need to be fired. And, some of the ones that need to be fired are proudly proclaiming their horrible ideas on the internet. In this Yahoo article, “The 10 Things You Do That Turn the Interviewer Off,” there are a number of things mentioned that turn interviewers off. Fair enough. We all have our pet peeves. But we do not make hiring decisions over minor things.
If your recruiters (which often means hiring managers) are rejecting candidates because of these things, go ahead and reject your recruiters.
To keep reading, click here: Time to Fire These Recruiters and Hiring Managers