The Power of Gender Neutral Job Postings for Job Recruitment

Without a doubt, applying for a new position can be intimidating for a prospective candidate. Typically, there are several things that come to mind when they're reviewing your job postings. "Am I qualified for this role?" "Do my skills match with the necessary job requirements?" And last, but certainly most important: "Will I enjoy and/or fit in working here?" Prospective [...]

The Power of Gender Neutral Job Postings for Job Recruitment 2018-07-31T16:19:33+00:00

19 Tips for How to Leave a Professional Voicemail When Cold Calling

The average voicemail response rate is only 4.8% according to statistics. So what makes those few voicemails stand out from the crowd to get a response while others go totally bust? It isn't all luck. The reality is that 42% of sales reps feel unprepared for sales calls. If you don't feel confident and prepared, how are you supposed to [...]

19 Tips for How to Leave a Professional Voicemail When Cold Calling 2018-07-23T12:32:38+00:00

How to Write the Perfect Cold Email Subject Header

A lot of times the only way to instigate a business relationship is through the use of a "cold email." This is an email that comes unprompted, with you making an attempt to start correspondence with the other person. Cold emails are a tactic used in sales, freelance pitches, and other business moves that require one to reach out to [...]

How to Write the Perfect Cold Email Subject Header 2018-06-22T15:00:58+00:00

16 Ways to Write a Recruitment Email

Did you know that email is 40 times more effective at acquiring new customers than other forms of communication? Why? It's the preferred method of communication in the Digital Age, so use a recruitment email to contact each of your candidates. But aren't phone calls more personable? Not since the advent of phone scammers! Nobody likes receiving calls or texts [...]

16 Ways to Write a Recruitment Email 2018-06-27T09:31:41+00:00

The Ultimate Voicemail Script That’s Always Successful

If recruiting is Super Mario Bros., recruiting over the phone is a lava level in one of the castles. And when you're going straight to voicemail, it becomes a level with those pesky turtles throwing hammers at you. What we're saying is it's hard. And yet, this difficulty comes with the territory. 97% of calls go to voicemail, so there's [...]

The Ultimate Voicemail Script That’s Always Successful 2018-06-06T15:12:07+00:00

Stop Making Mistakes: Recruitment Techniques to Avoid

While it might technically be an employer's market out there, that doesn't mean recruiting is easier. Hiring managers are finding it takes longer to fill vacancies than it was years ago. Businesses can't afford to hire the wrong person, let alone someone unqualified. Recruitment techniques have evolved over the past decade as technology has grown. Improved data management and analytics [...]

Stop Making Mistakes: Recruitment Techniques to Avoid 2018-05-21T17:00:29+00:00

Following Up: The Key to Reaching Your Job Candidate

You've finally decided; through countless interviews, resumes, and emails, you have nailed down your ideal job candidate. The person is qualified, has a good attitude, and is ready to work. As a job recruiter, it's a ton of weight off your shoulders to find someone who's perfect for the position. However, now comes another tricky situation: reaching out to the [...]

Following Up: The Key to Reaching Your Job Candidate 2018-04-20T12:31:22+00:00

Essential Email Tools to Optimize Your Cold Outreach

Do your cold emails end up in the trash? Are spam filters removing them? Do you have the right address for your prospect? Do they make it to your prospects, but they're thrown out? Sometimes before they're read? Did you know that roughly 30% of Americans do not trust their email providers? That means they're extra suspicious of emails from [...]

Essential Email Tools to Optimize Your Cold Outreach 2018-03-26T17:39:47+00:00

How to Leave Voicemails That Get Callbacks

In the 70s, Gordon Matthews was working on the technology that became "voicemail" and he applied for the patent in 1979. His wife Monika, knew how to leave a voicemail. She recorded the first voicemail greeting. Even though voicemail has been with us since the eighties we are still terrible at using it. Are you frustrated that your voicemails seem [...]

How to Leave Voicemails That Get Callbacks 2018-02-25T16:30:00+00:00

The 11 Best Practices for Sourcing Candidates

Does your sourcing practice deliver the results you need? Sourcers act as the first point of contact with many potential candidates. They need a defined strategy for finding the best talent and engaging them to encourage a reply. Sourcing candidates require discipline, but you can improve your practice and your candidate pool. Here are 11 of the best practices for [...]

The 11 Best Practices for Sourcing Candidates 2018-02-05T17:23:51+00:00