Derek Zeller

Recent Posts

The Move; What Recruiters can Learn From Movers

It's Moving day. There are so few phrases that can strike fear into the heart of a human as this phrase and eventual day, well other than marry me or you are dying. Some, the lucky few, who have not done apartment living or have been in the same place for extended times

What about the Recruiter Experience? - from a 20-year Veteran Recruiter

Recruiters are often reminded on how important the candidate experience is.  I don't disagree with this. However, there are a few things us recruiters can really use your help on regarding the “The Recruiter Experience.” 

Top 6 Things you can do to be a Successful Recruiter in a Candidate Driven Market

If you haven't noticed lately, the sourcing and recruiting market is super-hot in this bullish job market. For those of us who have been in the recruiting industry for a while, today seems like the late nineties. Candidates are constantly ghosting you or not responding

My Advice on Recruiting and Hiring | Do Better, Be Better

“A person who can think differently and truly on his feet will always find it difficult to sit and fit in as an employee in a workplace, for his attitude and approach towards the work will often hit the ego of most co-workers who can’t compete with him on his level of

Free Lunch in Sourcing

"There is no such thing as a free lunch" - Anonymous

There is an odd phoneme that has plagued the sourcing community for years that I have witnessed and I am frankly sick of it. There are people that continually wish to have everything handed to them, given to them for

Using Your Social Profile to Attract Candidates

There has been quite the conversation about company branding in our industry and how this is helping drive candidates into the process.  Why Coca-Cola or IBM need a branding team is beyond me, I am pretty sure they are well known around the world, but that is exactly w

The First US Casualty of GDPR

It appears that the first casualty to the recruiting and sourcing industry has emerged and it is not looking pretty for the future for the industry.  The announcement from Salesforce is that they are retiring their product Data.com Connect as of May 4th, 2019 and that

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