Want great employees? Hire great recruiters, who love your company and love recruiting!
Yeah but Tim we really aren’t hiring anyone right now. I hear you, but let’s take a look at the long view for a second. Right now, you’re running lean. Every single employee you have, and every single new employee you hire, but be really strong, or you are going to be hurting.
During the most recent ten year run of good fortune that most organizations have had, we’ve made some really crappy recruiter hires. Recruiters who don’t really like recruiting and most of them don’t even like working for you. They are miserable. Miserable, but need a job, so they aren’t going anywhere.
Sometimes you need to give someone a gift. If they are miserable working for you as a recruiter, they will recruit other miserable people. Read more here
Hat Tip To: The Tim Sackett Project