Don’t Start None, Won’t Be None: Build a Better Relationship with Your Hiring Manager.

Don’t Start None, Won’t Be None: Build a Better Relationship with Your Hiring Managers.

Even the most famous of adversaries -Rocky vs Apollo Creed. Donkey Kong vs. Mario.  Dr. Dre vs. Eazy E. – reserve a bit of mutual respect for each other.  It’s the same fora manager.

While recruiters often find themselves in what can be contentious relationships with a hiring manager, adversarial interactions with both parties viewing the situation as a zero-sum game.

The manager/recruiter working relationship operates better as a partnership, but it takes work to get there.  If you are struggling with a hostile hiring manager and need a practical and diplomatic hand to start your détente, watch this webinar.

The fact that recruiters are actually helping hiring managers do their job instead of giving hiring managers another job to do seems like a point that many miss. They blame the recruiter for not surfacing that diamond in the rough, even after submitting dozens of perfectly qualified, interested and viable candidates, and then wonder why it’s taking so damn long to make a hire.

Amy will explore:

  • Why partnerships between hiring managers and recruiters matters
  • Divide and conquer – who takes what role in the recruiting process
  • Leveraging expertise and networks
  • Sell calls and closing
  • Managing pushback
  • How to “sell” your hiring manager so they actively supporting recruiting efforts


Amy (Ala) Miller, Recruiting Consultant, Microsoft
Amy has 15+ years of recruiting experience, starting her career in agency recruiting running a desk for companies like Spherion & Lucas Group before making the move in-house, where she has held strategic roles for the State of Washington and Zones.
Twitter: @AlaRecruiter
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