I have personally interviewed thousands of candidates over the years. Often they would nail the “Tell me about a situation where …” type of questions. But when I would ask them “What specifically attracted you to apply for this particular role?” they would crash and burn. Why? Read on …
One of the great things about most workplaces today is the interaction between the generations. The thoughts and ideas shared by people looking at things from different perspectives. But are some people scared to hire people older than them?
On behalf of my fellow recruiters (past, present and future), after some recent client interactions, I feel compelled to share a few thoughts. I just hope that in reading this letter hiring managers will realise that we really can make their lives easier … as long as they’re willing to partner with us, and not lure us in and then forget about us.