One of the most important skills of a recruiter, no matter the industry, is knowing what to say. This can spell the difference between an interested, engaged candidate and a reluctant one. Having a recruiting script is extremely helpful in this regard, simply because it’s easy to forget about talking points when you’re dealing with tens or even hundreds of applications.
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However, some recruitment managers shy away from scripts for various reasons. For one they fear sounding monotonous or worse, robotic. Some recruiters also feel like scripts don’t leave room for personalization, which is an aspect that many candidates look for in the hiring experience.…Continue reading