Answer: They start all their job postings or status updates with “I am really interested in speaking with…”
If they do know how to sell a job, then the only logical reason they would use an opening like this is because they’ve got nothing to sell.
Having nothing to sell is also known as ‘I haven’t taken a proper brief and have been fobbed-off with a job spec’.
Hiring Managers, did you know this is how your agencies are attracting candidates for you to…
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This is one of those old-fashioned job adverts you used to see years ago. The type of sales manager job advert that actually wants someone who can actually manage people.
Manage. You know. Get people to do stuff. Willingly.
If you know someone who, if asked “What are the the 5 basic leadership styles?”, would know without googling it, please share this advert with them.
100K basic, 150K package
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I’m going to try to get through this blog entry without a) being long-winded and b) swearing.
One of the things about recruitment that can make it so compelling is its unpredictability.
It doesn’t matter how good you get at recruiting because there are just so many variables (i.e. human beings) that when things sometimes (and inevitably) don’t go as planned, your work falls apart and you’re made to look stupid.
It happens to the best recruitment…
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