Unfortunately, too many companies make costly mistakes by not vetting their recruiters properly. This
leads to inefficiency, wasted time, wasted resources, diminished status within the corporate hierarchy, etc.
It’s not surprising. In recent years, recruiting has gotten more sophisticated. Once closed networks are
wide open. Today, it’s less about processing people and more about leveraging technology, relationship
building and managing information. Now more than ever, it takes talented corporate recruiters to find
So, what’s the fundamental formula for hiring a successful corporate recruiter? Here is a guide that will
help distill the characteristics so your organization has the best chance at hiring successful corporate
recruiters. These must-have attributes have been developed with the help of an industrial psychologist
who administered a series of tests benchmarking top performing corporate recruiters over the past 4 years.
We encourage individual organizations to use this guide as a foundation. We’ve intentionally kept the
rationale broad so this guide can be used by a wide variety of organizations.