We’ve talked about what really grinds our gears as recruiters. We’ve talked about the many emotions of an in-house recruiter. But let’s not forget that there are good times too, people. Today, we’re listing 12 fist-pump moments that only recruiters will understand, and as always we’ve enlisted our trusty recruiter extraordinaire Chloé to share her endless pool of wisdom with us.
Fist-pump #1: When you get a notification that you’ve got mail on LinkedIn.
Fist-pump #2: When you nail your LinkedIn search on the first try.
Fist-pump #3: When the hiring manager’s first choice accepts the job.
Fist-pump #4: …or says ‘Yes’ as soon as they’re offered the job.
Fist-pump #5: When you’re screening a candidate and realise that they tick all the boxes.
Fist-pump #6: Two words. Perfect referrals.
Fist-pump #7: When you discover that by using a different keyword, your search just got 10 more results.
Fist-pump #8: When a candidate comes in for an interview and it’s clear as day that they’ve researched the company inside out.
Fist-pump #9: When you tell a candidate the starting salary and they’re totally ok with it.
Fist-pump #10: When you’re browsing through LinkedIn and see that one of your old placements has progressed in their career.
Fist-pump #11: When you finally place a candidate in a position that you’ve spent the past 6 months working on.
Fist-pump #12: That moment when a hiring manager tells you that you’re doing a good job.
Keep doing what you’re doing troops, you’re doing a great job.