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Recruiters... Sometimes We Just Don't Understand You

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Though we’re well integrated with the recruiting world here at SocialTalent, not all of us came from recruiting. In fact, some of us bloggers come from mere writing backgrounds – imagine! From time to time we might encounter a word or phrase so specific to the wonderful world of recruiting that we just have to laugh…

War For Skills

This seems a little… dramatic. 

Purple Squirrel

Purple squirrel’s are hard to come by… It’s used by recruiters and human relationship managers to describe the perfect job candidate. Seems a little nutty…

Poaching

Again with the wildlife metaphors! Recruiting sounds more like Jumanji than a day at the office…

Prof-ersonal

Building your personal and professional brands is very important, and we won’t deny that it needs to be aced. But describing yourself as a prof-ersonal sounds the way socks and sandals look.

C-level

Oh wait. C-level, like sea-level. This one we like. Well done recruiters.

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