How Recruiters Steal Your Best People: Demanding Perfection | #shorts

By Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter
Doing this will drive people into the arms of recruiters.

How Recruiters Steal Your Best People: Having Unrealistic Expectations of Them

One of the ways you drive people into the arms of recruiters is by expecting perfection from them, not excellence. You know, we all break down. We all are tired some days. Even great athletes miss a play, right? But you drive your people so hard to perfection, that you break them. It’s never-ending. You push them so hard. There’s no flexibility. It’s like you expect them to be a machine. They aren’t. And when people have had enough of this, recruiters are there to go, ‘That’s terrible. I feel so badly for you. I have a client of mine who . . . ‘ and you lose them. You lose these excellent people.  So there’s more at my website, Go to the blog. Go exploring. I’d love to help you.

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Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter
Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter

Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a coach who worked as a recruiter for what seems like one hundred years. He is hired to provide No BS Career Advice globally. That can involve job search, hiring staff, management, leadership, career transition and advice about resolving workplace issues. Schedule a discovery call at my website,

He is the host of “No BS Job Search Advice Radio,” the #1 podcast in iTunes for job search with over 2500 episodes.

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