Old School Sourcing Still Works!

During his presentation at the recruitDC 2016 Fall Event, Steve Levy said (I’m paraphrasing here), “. . . to be effective, sourcing HAS to connect with candidates where they are”. He even suggested to reach college students, consider posting ‘tearaway’ flyers in campus buildings where computer courses are being taught, or outside campus hang outs....

8 Honest Tips For Transitioning Veterans

By Tim McHugh As a veteran many of us have been put in circumstances and positions that our civilian counterparts will never fathom much less truly understand.  Unfortunately, far too many veterans believe these experiences somehow entitle them to a career in the civilian world.  As veterans transition to the for profit world many don’t...

Paying It Forward – It’s The Little Things

By Pete Radloff Ask a recruiter why they do what they do, and you’re likely to get a wide variety of answers. Among them may be: “I sort of just fell into recruitment” “I’m an extrovert, this was a good fit” “I didn’t want to do sales” “I like helping people” The fact is, most of...

Upcoming recruitDC Events

Be sure to check in regularly to our Upcoming Events page so that you don’t miss out on the happenings around town before our Spring Event in May 2014! February 27th –  Quatro Amigos & recruitDC Winter Tweetup! March 27th – Military Hiring Event Click on the Upcoming Events page for information and registration details!

Veterans: Sell Your Talent, Not Your Title

ed. note: This post was originally published here on December 8, 2013.  It was republished here with permission from the author. By Bob Wheeler There’s a lot of PR going on right now around the topic of veteran hiring.  Private organizations are picking up on the terrific talent pool coming out of the armed forces...

Recruiters, Be All You Can Be

By Kathleen Smith At the Spring 2012 recruitDC event, I had the privilege to share with the recruiting community tips on how to incorporate veteran hiring into a recruiter’s mindset. The poignant beginning of this presentation was the opening by Colonel David Sutherland, former Special Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff....