Communication among recruiting teams can be a pretty messy situation. Ask 100 recruiters about their least favourite thing about their job. The answers would probably include:
Poor or a lack of communication in the workplace
Too much task work and top-of-funnel activities
We’ve already talked several times about reducing task work (e.g., automate the top of funnel activities), so let’s discuss communication.
There are two major issues around communication on teams:
The caring aspect: Communication in the workplace drives everything — how can you know what to do if someone isn’t communicating it? — but it’s often viewed as a “soft skill.” As a result, many people ignore communication and focus on tasks or revenue-facing activities.