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September 21, 2011


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Jerry Albright

I'll even go a step further. I don't much care "who" they're looking for. I'll be the judge of that. I need to know "what" this person will do.

Chances are - when I find the person who can "do" the work - I've found "who" they're looking for.

Eric Putkonen @ MinnesotaTechJobs.com

Amen, Brother!

Unfortunatley, as a corporate recruiter I have had this same conversation many times with the hiring managers.

As Jerry mentioned, I like to ask what this person will do...but unfortunately, I have received many puzzled looks in response to this as well.

As recruiters on the corporate side, we need to spend much more time at the beginning with hiring managers (in my opinion).

If we were doing it right (as a profession)...the process would not be so foreign to hiring managers.

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