Tag Archives: Scripts

How to Get a “Yes” on 80% of Your Recruiting Calls

When you make a recruiting call, are you first looking to pitch a job, or learn about the candidate’s skills and aspirations? Are you looking to open a strategic dialogue, or just sell a job? If you are like a lot of recruiters you start off the conversation by attempting to sell the job opportunity […]

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“Ask Me Anything” – Audio Replay

Hello, Here is the audio replay from this week’s “Ask me anything” call. Here are the docs I mentioned on the call: – The Search Process Checklist – Marketing Options Script – The Permission Marketing Script Here are the 3 authors/ bloggers I mentioned that I’ve enjoyed recently: – James Altuchur – Derek Sivers – […]

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The July Bonus: How to Target Source like a Pro

Sometimes LinkedIn, web sourcing, and your own database aren’t enough. One of the most powerful arguments for why a company should use you (as opposed to their internal sources) has to do with your ability to target source candidates directly from their competitors. This script teaches you exactly how to call into a company and […]

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The Options Script (Evergreen Marketing Approach)

The script below could be used over the phone or even modified to be used via email. It’s probably the most honest, direct, and easy approach to use. It requires zero prep time and is always relevant. And it doubles the possibility of the prospect saying “yes” as it could apply to them as a […]

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Who Gave You My Name? (Script)

Hello, Having the correct phrasing for an otherwise awkward situation can often smooth out the bumps in a recruiting call. “Who gave you my name?” is a question that comes up over and over, so you’ll want to prepare, rehearse, and hopefully memorize an answer that you can say naturally and with integrity. Below is […]

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“One last try…” candidate email template

Roundtable member Jim Caragher shared an excellent  email template inside our discussion forum. Check it out: . Enter Jim: . Here’s an email template that I believe I also got from Hubspot/Sidekick that works well with candidates who have gone dark…they won’t call back, answer the phone, reply to a text or email, etc.  Very […]

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A Voice Mail Greeting Script

What you say on your voice mail greeting can either set you up for endless phone tag and interruptions, or help you to streamline your work flow. Check out the script below and revise your greeting if you see any areas for improvement:

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5 Creative Marketing Methods

1.) Provide value-added services for free: This is a great way to add value and build rapport. Conduct salary comparisons for a company’s staff. Offer to keep a hiring manager aware of trends in the marketplace. Regularly send relevant articles. Offer to be their insider confidant. Here’s a low key script that will…

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What if My Client Insists on Presenting the Offer Himself?

Over the last 20 years I’ve found that most of my clients assume that I’ll be the one to present the offer, but every so often I’ll get push back and have to justify my logic with a new client. As with every difficult client conversation where you want to influence the outcome, you need […]

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Voicemail Scripts & An Abundance Mentality

Hello, There’s currently a discussion in the Forum called, “Voice Mail Scripts for Maximum Call backs” that you may want to check out. Before you go read what’s there, let me make a suggestion; post a script of you own to help out your fellow members. Or hop onto a different discussion and share your […]

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