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WHAT MAKES AN EXTRAORDINARY RECRUITER Before getting to the point, there are some facts which need to be mentioned straight at the start:
RECRUITER facts No matter what line of business you are in, or which job you hold, you can't do it successfully without putting your heart into it. In other words, you have to love what you do. There is no greater joy than doing the work that suites you best. As Steve Jobs once said, quote "The only way to do great work is to love what you do and do what you love". No matter what or who you are, a fireman, a doctor, an accountant, a real estate
The only way to do great work is to love what you do and do what you love.
officer or even a garbage truck driver, if you love your work, you'll be great at what you do. The same applies to being a recruiter. In order to be good, you need to like what you do. If not, find a different occupation fast because every minute more spent with your client is a consequence to you and your employer (source: prof.dr. Teresa Amabile, prof. dr. Steven Kramer - 'The Progress Principle').
If not, find a different occupation fast because every minute more spent with your client is a consequence to you and your employer.
RECRUITER / CLIENT relationship Every good recruiter has its own concept when it comes to doing business. Every good recruiter has its own concept when it comes to doing business. The same apply to their customers. One would say that trust is the first skill a recruiter should posses and builds a relationship on. This is not entirely true. Without the skill of knowledge, trust simply cannot be gained but in the long term, trust and the ability to cultivate a relationship is the key issue to a successful partnership with your client. Besides this, the basic skills that a recruiter needs to hold are hunters mentality, big picture thinking, strong follow-up skills, listening, needs to have a consultative nature and a personal approach. If we were to add all this up and find a generic skill, it would definately be 'people orientated'.
8 Skills recruiters should have: Strong sales skills
Ability to cultivate and build relationships
Big-picture thinking Strong follow-up
Listening Consultative in nature
Personable and approachable
(source: Morgen Hoogvelt, ERE Media, June 2012: (8 Skills recruiters should have).
The basic skills that a recruiter needs to hold are hunters mentality, big picture thinking, strong follow-up skills, listening, needs to have a consultative nature and a personal approach.
EXTRAORDINARY Recruiter So now that we've covered the basic skills a recruiter should have, what are the add on's which make an extraordinary one? The picture on the right side from the Savvy's Recruiters Career Guide say's a great deal. Normally from lessons learned reports, a recruiters job is never done. Even when a contract is signed and after the payment is made, it all starts over again.
The savvy super recruiter (and her gadgets)
(source: Savvy's Recruiters Career Guide, http://www.slideshare.net/afvh/the-savvyrecruiters-career-guide-by-linkedin
Even when a contract is signed and after the payment is made, it all starts over again. It's the ability to know that the person you're working with will always deliver the best candidate for the job. A person who will meet his deadlines, have a great response time and never take any task for granted.
What is it that makes the match between the recruiter and his client or rather, what lures the clients to the recruiter?
No matter what kind of profile the client is looking for, he always has at least two to three candidates stacked up. In this way, the chance of surprise is set to a minimum. Underneath is the structure of what is expected of an extraordinary recruiter. It's the structure that makes the difference as well.
TOOLS In order to become the 'one and only' in a group of mediocre recruiters, here are the tools you have to use. One the abilities is also using endless sources to satisfy your customer. Here are some basics:
There are numerous differences between being a good recruiter and an extraordinary one, but there is one very specific. A good recruiter likes his job while an extrodinary loves it!
Ljubljana; October 2015
Published on Sep 6, 2016
Every good recruiter has its own concept when it comes to doing business. The same apply to their customers. One would say that trust is the...