Recruiting is a Great Life Skill

Recruiting is a Great Life Skill

In my chat with Shannon Prichett this week on the RecTech Podcast, the last question asked her really caught my ear. I wanted to hear her advice for a new grad thinking about getting into recruiting. Here’s what she said; I recommend recruiting and sourcing for every college grad, i think everyone should be a recruiter. It’s a good life skill you learn how to interview how to research, how to engage with people you learn how to communicate…not only you get a preview of nearly every single job that’s out there… So when people are confused about picking a career im like hey go work for a staffing agency and be a recruiter, it’s good money and you get to see what else is out there I wish there was something in colleges that could sell our profession to many people…its phenomenal. But my biggest advice to them is don’t be afraid to fail…and Do fail… I was the worst recruiter when i started…i thought a java developer was someone who worked at starbucks….i would spam candidates! I