Yes, recruiting is very much like dating.
The incessant metaphor is one you’re probably familiar with, one you love to hate because it’s hackneyed and true.
Courting people is an art, but charming candidates comes with higher risk. As a recruiter, the courtship represents you and the company, success relies on who you hire, and emphasizing quantity over quality simply isn’t smart or cost-effective. No pressure, right?
Avoid these five candidate pet peeves to hit the hiring home run.