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7 Common Recruiting Myths – Debunked [Infographic]

By James Ball | Jun 26, 2017 | Attracting Staff

I have worked in the recruitment industry for a couple of decades now.

It’s fair to say I’ve heard my fair share of recruiting myths, legends and lies.

But there are seven common misconceptions that crop up time and time again.

Check out this infographic to find out what they are and why you should ignore them.



It’s very important to remember these three things:

• Don’t believe everything you hear – keep an open mind.
• Recruitment is a two-way street so treat your candidates fairly.
• You should take a rounded approach to recruitment (it’s not just about personality).

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Further reading…

If you’d like to read more about recruiting myths, mistakes and misconceptions, check out these great articles:

8 Potential Problems With Your Interview Process
10 Huge Mistakes Interviewers Make [SlideShare]
3 Employee Engagement Mistakes People Just Keep On Making


(1) LinkedIn
(2) Forbes
(3) Wikipedia
(4) Amazon

Good luck!

- James Ball

James Ball

James is the founder and owner of Coburg Banks and a recruitment expert from Sutton Coldfield in the UK.  He regularly advises companies on how to improve and get the maximum ROI from their recruitment processes.

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