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5 Client Qualifiers – Ask The Expert – ROW President Mark Rowbottom

5 Client Qualifiers Written by: Mark Rowbottom, President Recruiters of Wisconsin The reluctance of hiring authorities to pull the trigger on a quality candidate can be a mind-numbing, hair-pulling, stress-laced experience for any recruiter. Although, as you’ve probably discovered, there’s almost nothing you can say to company officials during the process that will speed it up, […]

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I didn’t want the job!

“I didn’t want the job!”  I hear this frequently from candidates who withdraw their candidacy from an opportunity before there is even an offer. Guess what – you couldn’t have the job because it was never offered to you! It’s presumptuous to think every job you consider and don’t want you could have had. If […]

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Should You Guarantee Your Candidate? Nothing Is For Sure These Days

In the external recruiting world, there is typically a guarantee period for any hired candidate. Companies do this to help mitigate the chances of a bad hire and a wasted investment of resources, time, and money! It is tricky being the one guaranteeing services. I have never heard a Minister pronounce at a wedding ceremony […]

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Should Candidates work with an Internal or External Recruiter?

Here it is simply put: When you are an external recruiter, you can choose what companies to work with and what jobs to work on. When you are an internal recruiter there is no saying “No”, you work on everything as required.  In addition, you may have other job responsibilities outside of recruiting such as, […]

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The Two People Who Lie To Me

One of my favorite sayings about the recruiting industry is: “How amazing it is that only two people don’t tell me the truth.”  Of course, the answer is quite inclusive — my candidates and my clients are the two “people”.  Yes, it is facetious but also has validity and truth to it. Googling “not telling […]

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Guidelines to Interview Success – The Rowbo Show aired July 20, 2020

Guidelines to Interview Success Broadcast on WXRW – River West Radio’s The Rowbo Show on July 20, 2020 Guest John Rinaldi who is an Author, Speaker, Engineer and successful business owner of Real Time Automation talks about his rules for qualifying great hires. You will get real tips for successful interviewing from the business owner’s […]

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Advice for the Silver Medal (Winner) Loser

I just spoke with a good, lifelong friend who is battling unemployment. My message was one of encouragement. Mary had been a respected worker, colleague, and dedicated employee prior to COVID unexpectedly ripping through her employer’s business. Mary and my buddy John are not alone—there are thousands of you. After a recent “really great” interview, […]

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“Help ME!” Preparing for an interview – The Rowbo Show aired June 29, 2020

“Help ME!” Preparing for an interview The Rowbo Show aired June 29, 2020 50 different discussion points on what to do, how to dress, act, react and More! Listen Now

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Your Candidate, Now A New Employee, Has COVID-19 Concerns at Employer

Have you experienced this yet?  The Candidate you have had interviewing during this strange COVID-19 lock-down environment has just accepted the new job with your client employer.  Now that she is starting employment, there is real concern about how the Employer is handling employee and workplace safety.  Is remote-work an option?  For how long? If […]

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Pandemic Panic in the Workplace – The Rowbo Show aired July 6, 2020

The Rowbo Show aired on Riverwest Radio WXRW 104.1 FM – Monday, July 6, 2020 Streaming live with 3 board members of the Recruiters of Wisconsin discussing: The COVID impacts and how the interviewing and search processes have changed and the effects we have seen for candidates, employers, workplace changes, changes that are more permanent, […]

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