The 20 Best Pieces of Advice Recruiters Have Received

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Whether you need motivation on a Monday, or inspiration to take on a new challenge, click through these 20 encouraging pieces of advice from fellow recruiters and talent acquisition leaders.

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The 20 Best Pieces of Advice Recruiters Have Received

  1. 1. “©2013 LinkedIn Corporation. All Rights Reserved. The 20 Best Pieces of Advice Recruiters Have Received Talent acquisition leaders share the best words of wisdom they’ve ever received from family, friends and colleagues.
  2. 2. “Manage candidate expectations. Don't say something you don’t mean and if you make a promise, follow through.” Kelly Ann Kuntz Sourcing Recruiter The Bergaila Companies
  3. 3. “Humanize the process.” Jer Langhans Talent Director WhitePages.com
  4. 4. “Work smart and don't ever compromise your ethics!” Owen Williams Director of Talent Acquisition Belk
  5. 5. “Everybody in sales is a 'people-person’. In my first interview out of college, an interviewer told me this after I said one of my strengths was that I was a ‘people-person’. Learned more from that than any other interview feedback since.” Jonathan Garner Corporate Recruiting Manager Cloud Sherpas
  6. 6. “Be a leader, not just a supervisor.” Andy Kim Talent Acquisition Partner Trace3
  7. 7. “Some jobs just don't need to be done. Move to something more productive and do not look back!” Ken Dean Talent Scout – Recruiter Varian Medical Systems
  8. 8. “Be honest with everyone, no matter how much the truth may hurt.” Dr. Nicholas Thomas Assistant Professor Iowa State University
  9. 9. “Be quiet and listen. Don't offer more information than what is needed.” Cassandra Stewart-Wagner, SPHR Recruiter Healthcare Management Solutions, LLC
  10. 10. “You can't always control what happens, you can control how you react to it.” – Mom Chevalier Francis Technical Recruiter and Business Development Business Control Systems
  11. 11. “Don't jump to conclusions; review all sides before making impactful decisions.” Patsy Raveneau Senior Consultant, Employee Relations DNV GL
  12. 12. “Plan ahead in case you need to prepare for the worst.” Samantha Maldonado-Quiles Talent Acquisition Recruiter Foot Locker, Inc.
  13. 13. “Do you research, discover pain points, have a solution. Then start at the top when making that call to potential clients.” Paul Alfred Social Media Recruiting Consultant PointClickCare
  14. 14. “Be honest and forthright with people. Hiding the truth doesn't help anybody, especially not yourself! Sugar coating a bad message or over stating an accomplishment doesn't help anybody not even the messenger.” Fabien Desmangles Recruiter Dassault Systemes
  15. 15. “My father left me with many valuable pieces of advice, but the one that sticks out the most is a joke: ‘What did the snail say while riding on the back of a turtle? Whheee!!’ It's all about perspective! Keep yourself grounded and take the time to try to understand the perspectives of others. Dana DiStefano, SPHR Manager, Talent Acquisition Independence Blue Cross
  16. 16. “Consistency is key to success.” Sabrina Crouch Talent Acquisition Specialist TransUnion
  17. 17. “Best advice: Your product is human beings. Act accordingly. Be honest, be nice!” Brad Simpson Resources Development Manager Modis
  18. 18. “Eat your vegetables.” Dan Peters Sr. Staffing Specialist Mentor Graphics
  19. 19. “You don’t learn anything when you're talking.” Kristin Krause Recruitment Specialist GE Canada
  20. 20. “Follow your gut… if it doesn't feel right, then it probably isn't right!” Amy Fischer Talent Acquisition Associate The Andersons, Inc.
  21. 21. “Never get comfortable!” LaTonya Sanders, PHR SE Regional Sr. Recruiter Exel Logistics
  22. 22. Find out more: talent.linkedin.com/blog ©2013 LinkedIn Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

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