Because most firms don’t recruit during this period, it’s easy to follow the crowd and to also shut down your own recruiting effort. Strategically, however, that would be a huge mistake and a missed opportunity. The best time to recruit is when others are idle and when the candidates are most available and receptive. This is even truer if you are a lesser-known organization that has little success when you must recruit side-by-side against better-known competitors.
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In most businesses, this is really what the boss or a client wants from us. Results.
I’m pretty sure that right at this very moment you have your nose at the grindstone and you are sincerely trying to achieve the results that are demanded by your boss or client.
These results may or may not even be realistically attainable. Whether or not it’s realistic, it may not be your choice to decide. You have to do your job and you have to do it now.
Most of us are stuck in a rut in our careers and in our personal lives. We tell ourselves that one day we are going to change our lives or our behavior.
You wait for a good time. And for whatever reason, the timing always seems to get in the way of what we want for ourselves.
Haven’t you learned by now that there is never a “right time” to do anything?
If you are a hiring manager, take a hard look around at your employees. Are they assisting you towards reaching your goals? If not, than its time to make some changes. You are in business to win and to dominate your industry and the only way to do that is that have the best employees. Bringing in a partner recruitment firm to help solve your staffing needs is the right move RIGHT NOW.
Know this: you are well qualified. In fact you might even be over qualified.
The reason is simple but not so obvious for most people. The best evidence available is to look at a short list of successful people who have done outrageously successful things in their life without any “qualifications”:
As a recruiter, we are out there on the front lines, rolling up our sleeves to source, screen and slate the top talent on the market. We strive to do whatever it takes (ethically) to find that always elusive blue diamond, that needle in the proverbial passive haystack, and, against all odds, turn them into interested, engaged applicants.
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When you are carrying a building on your back and you can feel your legs ready to give out, you start thinking that your life is down the tubes (which it is not) and that you are a failure (which is absolutely not true.)
A setback is a life situation that is not working out right now or has already happened. But it’s really important to understand the difference between a life situation and who you really are.
A great piece of advice was given to me many years ago: “Remember who you are.” That is pretty powerful if you can allow yourself to truly believe it.
In life and is in football, playing against and with the clock (of our life) is a powerful strategy to live a happy and productive life and career.
Sometimes we have no choice but to absorb what life throws as us as life at times can be relentless. So we show up, work hard and do our very best.