To be successful, a recruiter needs to create win-win situations for both hiring managers and candidates. An applicant tracking system can be an invaluable asset in this effort, one that helps recruiters deliver great candidate and hiring manager experiences efficiently and effectively.
How to Make Hiring Managers Love Working With You
Hiring managers can, unfortunately, be a major source of stress for recruiters. There's often a lot of disharmony between hiring managers and recruiters, with hiring managers repeatedly expressing dissatisfaction with their recruiters and recruiters likewise feeling that hiring managers are failing to do their jobs properly.
But great hiring manager experiences are just as important as great candidate experiences: research shows that strong relationships between hiring managers and recruiters are a top driver of recruiting success.
When it comes down to it, hiring managers want two things from the recruiting process: they want it to be smooth and painless, and they want to end up with great hires.