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How to have a better relationship with your hiring manager


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Ever start to feel like working with a hiring manager is a lot more of a battle than it should be? We can help. Amy Ala Miller hosts this webinar with RecruitingDaily and sponsor HackerRank to teach you how to have a better relationship with your hiring manager (while still getting that hiring thing done).

Watch now to learn:
- Why partnerships between hiring managers and recruiters matters
- Divide and conquer – who takes what role in the recruiting process
- Leveraging expertise and networks
- Sell calls and closing
- Managing pushback
- How to “sell” your hiring manager so they actively supporting recruiting efforts

Published in: Recruiting & HR
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How to have a better relationship with your hiring manager

  1. 1. #RDaily@RecruitingDaily @RecruitingBlogs@RecruitingDaily @RecruitingBlogs Don’t Start None, Won’t Be None Building better relationships with Hiring Managers
  2. 2. #RDaily@RecruitingDaily @RecruitingBlogs §  Housekeeping §  Sponsor §  Speaker §  Building Better Relationships with Hiring Managers §  Why  partnership  ma.ers   §  Divide  and  conquer   §  Leveraging  exper9se  and  networks   §  Sell  calls  and  closing   §  Managing  pushback   §  Q&A ON AGENDA the
  3. 3. #RDaily@RecruitingDaily @RecruitingBlogs HOUSEKEEPING §  Grab Tab §  Audio Mode §  How to ask a Question This program is being recorded. You can download the recording at TIPS FOR USING YOUR CONTROL PANEL.
  4. 4. #RDaily@RecruitingDaily @RecruitingBlogs
  5. 5. #RDaily@RecruitingDaily @RecruitingBlogs TODAY’S SPEAKER AMY MILLER Recruiter Microsoft @AlaRecruiter
  6. 6. #RDaily@RecruitingDaily @RecruitingBlogs Why Partnership Matters §  Focus on the same goal - hire (and retain) the best talent possible §  Set boundaries early §  Get stuff done
  7. 7. #RDaily@RecruitingDaily @RecruitingBlogs Divide & Conquer The Recruiter §  “Owns” the pipeline §  Manages the process – who/what/when/how §  Provides competitive intelligence, perspective §  Know your role – you are NOT the technical expert §  You are the RECRUITING expert The Hiring Manager §  “Owns” the position §  What do I need and why? §  Help feed the pipeline §  Be available
  8. 8. #RDaily@RecruitingDaily @RecruitingBlogs Divide & Conquer – Questions to ask The Recruiter §  Do I understand the profile? §  Have I established next steps, cadence? §  Do I have the tools I need? §  What blockers exist and can my business partners help? The Hiring Manager §  Have I followed my company process (open a req, have a budget, etc) §  Do I know what I need? What can I flex on? What’s not negotiable? §  Who do I (or my team) know?
  9. 9. #RDaily@RecruitingDaily @RecruitingBlogs Leveraging Expertise & Networks §  Establish what we’re hunting for and where to hunt §  Strong messaging §  Referrals §  Top down relationships
  10. 10. #RDaily@RecruitingDaily @RecruitingBlogs Sell Calls & Closing
  11. 11. #RDaily@RecruitingDaily @RecruitingBlogs Sell Calls & Closing §  What’s the pitch? How do we spark interest early? §  Know when to woo and when to interview §  Managers need to woo as well §  It’s ok to let go…
  12. 12. #RDaily@RecruitingDaily @RecruitingBlogs Managing Pushback
  13. 13. #RDaily@RecruitingDaily @RecruitingBlogs Managing Pushback §  Accept that you’re going to get it. §  When in doubt, ask what problem are we trying to solve? §  Assume good intent §  Stand your ground appropriately §  Use data - facts and figures are your friend
  14. 14. #RDaily@RecruitingDaily @RecruitingBlogs Managing Pushback – no words needed
  15. 15. #RDaily@RecruitingDaily @RecruitingBlogs Managing Pushback – no words needed
  16. 16. #RDaily@RecruitingDaily @RecruitingBlogs Like I said… (without saying a word)
  17. 17. #RDaily@RecruitingDaily @RecruitingBlogs Let the Data Speak §  Knowledge is power §  Track your results §  Focus on the business problem you’re trying to solve for
  18. 18. #RDaily@RecruitingDaily @RecruitingBlogs Questions to ask TODAY §  What’s worked well for you with previous recruiters? §  Where has recruiting failed in your opinion? §  (In response to unreasonable requests) What are we trying to solve for?
  19. 19. #RDaily@RecruitingDaily @RecruitingBlogs Q&AQ&AYOU’VE GOT QUESTIONS. WE’VE GOT ANSWERS.
  20. 20. #RDaily@RecruitingDaily @RecruitingBlogs
  21. 21. #RDaily@RecruitingDaily @RecruitingBlogs @alarecruiterAmy Miller Slides and recording to you in 48 hours or less!