I know I’m like many people when I confess that one of the things I’ve always struggled with, is rejection over the phone.
That’s not good when you’re a recruiter and have to pick up the phone and make a quick connection with someone.
That why someone like Maureen Sharib, telephone sourcer extraordinaire, comes in very handy if you’re looking to source passive talent.
Maureen heads up TechTrack.
Companies hire her to build organisational charts, find names, titles, direct phone numbers and email addresses of people they may want to hire.
Maureen’s known as the pioneer in this area, and well she should be. She’s been doing it for 20 years.
In this podcast, Maureen gives some great advice on:
- how to get over your call reluctance or “stinkin’ thinkin'” as Maureen calls it
- how to get people to give you great information over the phone
- what you can tell about someone over the phone that you can’t tell if you look at them online
- how much talent is really in the market for a new job
- whether a rejection from an applicant really means no, or something else
- why we should put our heads up from texting and messaging, and connect with other people.
Maureen is key note speaking at the upcoming Sourcing Summit on August 4 in Sydney.
After talking to Maureen, I am really looking forward to hearing her speak.
She’s talking phone sourcing, with a focus on removing the stinkin’ thinkin’ and would love you to send her questions before the event to make it highly relevant to you.
To contact Maureen, email her here: info @ techtrak.com and mention you heard this podcast.
To buy tickets to the Sourcing Summit, click here.
To listen to the podcast, click here.