Say This, Not That: Communicating Better with Hiring Managers By: Mary Lorenz on March 25, 2016.
The recruiter/hiring manager relationship: It’s complicated. You need each other, you want to do right by each other — but you don’t understand each other. And this breakdown in communication is what leads to feelings of frustration on both sides, drives a wedge between the two of you and, ultimately, brings you further from your ultimate (shared) goal: matching the right candidates with the right jobs.
When it comes to improving your relationship with hiring managers, it might take a little legwork on your part. (Or as Gandhi might say, be the change you want to see in your hiring manager partnership.) Use the following tips to bridge those communication gaps between you and your hiring managers, and build stronger partnerships as a result.
Say This: “Here’s what the data…