[AfrICANN-discuss] Re: [members-discuss] Re: [rpd] Recruitment of
jgodreche at freedomregistry.com
Thu Nov 20 09:28:39 UTC 2014
Wasn't Fadi recruited via an agency? ;)
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On Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 10:18 AM, Emmanuel Otchere <emmanuel at otchere.com>
> In my experience it depends on level of knowledge/intimacy the recruiter
> has of with the organization. It's the reason In-house managed recruitment
> seem to be better off. Many of the sprung up recruiters of today build a
> portfolio of candidates but they fail to know these candidates intimately,
> and as a result fail to match right candidates or "sell" the required role
> needs to organizations. That said, there are some fantastic recruitment
> companies that have built extensive knowledge about their candidates and as
> a result provide rapid turn around when you need that right candidate to
> hit the ground running at the right time with the right guarantees of
> performance. In-house functions may not have this leverage.
> At the end of it all, it's a matter of looking at the role, level, ease of
> availability, technicalities of the organization and most importantly
> the"security" expected around performance guarantee.
> Reputable recruiters offer certain levels of guarantee with their
> recruitment packages which in-house may not have. At the same time if such
> a recruitment company is not very well intouch / intimate with the
> organization then it's purely a "luck" on the back of easing the search. In
> such circumstances you're better of with in-house going through the motions
> of recruiting.
> From iOS 7.1
> > On Nov 20, 2014, at 4:31 PM, Mark Tinka <mark.tinka at seacom.mu> wrote:
> > On Thursday, November 20, 2014 09:44:57 AM Bill Woodcock
> > wrote:
> >> Speaking from my own experience on the ARIN board when we
> >> had a similar transition to make, I’d say that
> >> “recruitment professionals” are an unmitigated disaster.
> >> They’ll find you a set of generic and mediocre
> >> candidates, none particularly prepared for the task.
> >> After two false starts using “recruitment professionals”
> >> we gave up on them and hired someone we knew was capable
> >> of handling the job, and who wouldn’t flake out. And
> >> that’s worked out really well for us.
> > I'd tend to agree, in this case.
> > We know the community, and that's an advantage worth
> > exploiting.
> > Mark.
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