Cold Email Recruiter Training: Write Powerful Cold Emails
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Cold Email Recruiter Training: Write Powerful Cold Emails

Learn how to write cold recruiting emails and get more: responses, conversations, relationships, meetings, and hires.
4.3 (55 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
373 students enrolled
Created by Clinton Buelter
Last updated 8/2015
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 3 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • You will learn strategies to improve your current messaging response rate
  • You will learn how to write effective cold recruiting emails and messages
  • You will learn a system that makes writing messages simple and easy
  • You will learn follow up techniques and responses
  • You will learn how to use persuasion to get candidates to respond to your messages
  • You will learn the psychology behind writing effective recruiting messages
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  • Basic knowledge of email
  • Be able to install a few simple browser extensions
  • internet access

UPDATE: 3/1/2016. Thousands of students have taken my recruiter trainings on Udemy to improve their cold recruiting emails and recruiting skills. See 5 star reviews below.

Take this recruiter training to learn how to write powerful cold emails (recruiting emails). Easily and simply. This is for recruiters by a recruiter.

“Clint, Got about a 50% return on the emails with the new method...nice.“

No risk, money back guarantee: This recruiter training is backed by an unconditional, Udemy 30 day money-back guarantee.

I searched for a cold email for recruiters training but couldn't find one. The material and courses I found were either geared towards salespeople writing cold emails to sell things. Or seemed “outdated and corporate”.

They weren’t for a recruiter like me, who wants to learn how to write cold emails or improve my cold emails to recruit more candidates to fill jobs.

The fastest way to improve any skill is by action.

I’m glad you found this recruiter training.

This is the recruiter training you have been searching for. If you spend time writing cold emails or cold LinkedIn Inmails to recruit candidates to fill jobs, this recruiter training is for you.

Cold Email Recruiter Training: Write Powerful Cold Emails is perfect for freelance or independent recruiters who run their own recruiting businesses and want to learn how to write cold email or master the skill.

I’m an agency recruiter / corporate recruiter, will this recruiter training work for me?

If you put the time in and do the work, this recruiter training will absolutely work for you.

What if I’ve been recruiting for 5, 10, 15, or more years?

You are also a good candidate for this recruiter training.

A number of veteran recruiters came into the training with the mindset, “If I learn just one new thing it’s worth it”. The recruiter training EXCEEDED their expectations.

If a veteran recruiter can learn new techniques and improve their cold recruiting emails and Inmails, I know this cold email training can help you. It’s only a matter of mindset and effort.

How much experience do I need to have?

Ideally you have a few months or years of recruiting experience.

Why does this matter?

Because now you know how hard recruiting is. You realize writing effective recruiting cold emails can be hard... if you don’t know effective strategies and a system.

In this time you have already fallen into the email template trap.

Now that you are free from the trap, you want more.

You want an edge. You want to learn 1). a better way to write cold email. 2). A cold emailing system filled with strategies that work.

You are ready to invest in your skills to get more of the results you want: Access to more candidates without wasting time.

This recruiter training simplifies writing effective cold recruiting emails and teaches strategies and a system to make writing easier.

What types of candidates will this recruiter training help me reach?

This recruiter training is best suited for recruiters who want to have conversations and build relationships with hard to reach, passive candidates.

Anyone can email a candidate that posted their resume. Every other recruiter already is. Why waste time there?

About the Instructor:

My experience is in hard to fill technical positions but the techniques and strategies you learn here have worked across many different industries. Including medical recruiting, technical recruiting, industrial recruiting, financial recruiting, sales recruiting, and the list goes on. (Check out my full Udemy bio below to learn more)

If you are looking for recruiter training to improve your cold emails and Inmails, or learn how to write cold emails, this is the recruiter training for you.

  • If you want an in depth look at how a high performing recruiter writes recruiting cold emails and Inmails that gets responses. This recruiter training is for you.
  • If you aren’t a “details person” but you want to learn a system that will help you improve the quality and results of your cold recruiting emails, this is the recruiter training for you.
  • If you don’t believe in old school tips & tricks (“don’t tell the candidate the company name, so they will write you back”) you have heard about cold recruiting emails. Try this recruiter training.

We will crush many more half truths and bad cold email habits along the way :)

It sounds like you want to to learn practical techniques backed by research? If you still aren’t quite sure click the “preview this course” button to learn more.

Message me, I’m happy to answer any questions you have.

Or click “take this course” and let’s get started.

Every minute you wait is COSTING YOU: Candidates, Time, and Relationships. You don’t get a second chance at some opportunities.

The best recruiters realize one poorly written cold recruiting email ruins the chance to recruit an awesome candidate forever. It’s why great recruiters invest in themselves and continue to learn. That’s why they are the best.

I wish I had this recruiter training earlier in my recruiting career.

(Sign up for the training, and get started learning and growing your skills)

What others are saying about the recruiter training:

“I've been doing technical recruiting for over 4 years now. I have seen firsthand the difficulties of converting passive candidates to active.

I was a little hesitant to try new strategies that Clint presented. But as soon as I started using them, I noticed a 16% increase in my cold messaging response rate!

Just wanted to say thanks for the great course on cold emailing. It's helped me to recruit and hire some great candidates."

-Senior Technical Recruiter at Facebook
Who is the target audience?
  • This course is meant for technical recruiters and recruiters who are looking to improve their messaging efforts to reach and attract more candidates
  • Recruiters from a variety of disciplines and industries can benefit from these skills.
  • founders who still do a lot of the recruiting and cold contact themselves
  • recruiters
  • agency recruiters
  • corporate recruiters
  • technical recruiters
  • non technical recruiters
  • HR people who do a lot of recruiting
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Curriculum For This Course
53 Lectures
Introduction To The Course
8 Lectures 11:14

A few quick words of welcome to the course.

Preview 01:12

A BIG WELCOME for you!

My personal story about recruiting and writing recruiting messages.

Preview 01:50

Do this one thing before you get started. You won't want to miss this short...

What is your why?

What's the purpose behind what we're doing? Don't forget.....

What's Your Why? Why Are We Doing What We're Doing?

The 4 goals for each recruiting email.

  1. Response
  2. Conversation
  3. Relationship
  4. Meeting
Preview 03:02

A quick review of the layout of the course and how to study it.

How The Course Is Put Together. And How To Study It

What's on the horizon? Watch this lecture to find out.

Let's Wrap Up the Introduction Section. Wait... What's Next?
Before You Start Writing (Phase 1)
16 Lectures 50:05

This phase is really the foundation of the entire course. You should think of it as your tool chest, and continue to come back here and review, learn, and implement more of these tools as your writing becomes more developed.

Introduction to Phase 1 (before you write)

Learn exactly what candidates want when they read your recruiting messages.

What Candidates Want Out Of Recruiting Messages. 6 Trends You'll Want To Know

The secret to writing messages that get responses.

Take a note of this recipe and keep it on your desk.

Preview 02:18

My Favorite Lecture in This Course. I Share The Reason Why Recruiting Works

Recognize specific motivational factors for candidates.

The Psychology Behind Candidates. And How To Use It In Recruiting Messages

Let's Take A Quick Break And Look At A Poorly Written Email - Don't Miss This

The Psychology of what's important to your candidates and to people.

Here is where we cover 2 Factor theory.

Psychology: What's Most Important To The Candidate You Are Recruiting?

A practical application of 2 Factor Theory in Recruiting.

Let's Practice What We're Learning - A Quick Demo Of Psychology We Just Learned

Find out the 2 ways to connect with your candidates.

Remember not to abuse _____________

Preview 05:56

Here we cover copywriters mindset.





Modeling Other Writers: Why A Copywriter's Mindset Is Important To Recruiters

One of my favorite tools to get clear on who we're writing to.


Preview 00:39

Come on screen after this video and talk about how personas are more powerful than job descriptions.

My Exact Process: How To Quickly Develop A Candidate Persona + My Tricks

Personas Simplified

Introduction to persuasion in recruiting.

How Persuasion Works: Don't Worry No Jedi Mind Tricks Or Zombies Here : )

Persuasion in recruiting continued. We're also going to cover:

The P's and U's.

How To Use Persuasion As A Bridge: Another Way To Connect With Candidate Needs

High 5s! Section is complete. End of phase 1 (before you write).

Preview 00:52
The Anatomy of A Recruiting Message (Phase 2)
9 Lectures 19:40

Introduction to Phase 2 of our system.

Preview 00:53

The 6 parts of every great recruiting message.

Can you name them?

What Makes A Message Effective? The 6 Parts of Every Great Recruiting Message

Everyone's Favorite Topic. What To Do To Get The Most Out Of Your Messages

You will learn how to develop the language and tone that you use in your recruiting messages.

Start With Your Inbox: How To Develop Your Language And Word Choice In Messages

Some of my favorite tips to remember when you're writing recruiting messages.

Preview 02:00

Answering the question about Message length.

You will learn exactly how long your message should be : )

I'm Going To Answer The Question That Everyone Keeps Asking: Here's My Answer!

A Handy Trick That's Easy To Remember. A Huge Help When You Get Stuck Writing

I've Got To Challenge You Before You Start Writing: Can You Answer this Question

Let's celebrate. Phase 2 is completed. Onward!

Preview 01:05
How To Write A Message (Phase 3)
9 Lectures 19:17

Introduction to Phase 3 of our system. You will learn how to write recruiting messages in this phase.

Preview 01:04

Bonus Materials - Go Get My Other Course For Free! Right Now!

Learn how to get data to use in your messages.

Now You Should Have Something Extra: Got Data?

Learn how to put it all together. Go back and get the persona you developed before moving on to the next section.

What To Do Next: Let's Start Putting All Of The Pieces Together

Learn our system for how to writing recruiting messages - quickly and effectively.

How To Write Recruiting Messages in 8 Minutes or Less (without being a writer)

Pause Here: Let's Slow Down For A Quick Review Of The System We Just Learned

Learn more by doing more. Let's write another message.

Getting Familiar With The System: Let's Write Another Great Recruiting Message

I Know What You're Thinking.... Don't Worry, I'm Going To Address This Now

Learn about the opportunity and where it currently sits.

The Opportunity Is Right In Front Of You: Conclusion to Section 4
How to Maximize The Impact of Your Message
4 Lectures 08:38

Learn the tools for effectively tracking your recruiting emails.

Preview 03:10

Two Thoughts That Help. And My Favorite Times To Send Recruiting Messages

Mmmm recruiting templates are a lot like bowling shoes. Learn what not to do with them.

Smelly Bowling Shoes. Templates. And What Not To Do With Your Recruiting Emails

This completes phase 3 of our course.

Conclusion to Section 5
Response and Follow Up
6 Lectures 19:19

Learn strategies for following up. Also learn the lifetime of an email.

How To Avoid Being A Pest When You Follow Up To Your Recruiting Messages

Learn how to use these tools to make following up a breeze.

You're Going To Love These Tools: They Make Following Up Easy And Automated

Here you'll get to learn the exact email follow up messages and strategies that I use.

Here Are A Few Of The follow Up Messages That I Use: That Receive Responses

Learn the value of hearing no. And effective motivation strategies.

What's A No Worth? And How To Handle The Five Most Common Responses To Messages

Bonus! An Extra Response Recruiters Keep Asking Me About

Here is the conclusion to our section on follow up and responses.

Conclusion to Section 6
Course Wrap-Up
1 Lecture 00:56

What to do at the end of a party.

The Party Is Over And Now We Have To Say Goodbye... For Now
About the Instructor
Clinton Buelter
3.9 Average rating
90 Reviews
2,573 Students
2 Courses
Lead / Senior Technical Recruiter

I have always been fascinated by studying people and what makes us tick!

Hey! I'm Clinton Buelter.

I've built a number of top notch technical teams in competitive markets like the Silicon Valley and Austin, Texas.

Before jumping out and launching my own company (I used a lot of my recruiting and cold emailing powers to do all of my own business development.) I was a very successful technical recruiter at VMware - a large U.S. software company that provides cloud and virtualization software and services with revenues in excess of $5 Billion.

I've also recruited for startups and mid size companies like Glassdoor.

I'm driven by finding the most effective way to do things, personal development, (helping other people) recruiting, software, and traveling.

I'm a firm believer that if you have the right mindset and work ethic. You can learn and achieve anything you set before yourself (and even outperform the "naturals").

I hope that the information I share will help you surpass my level of performance and success : ) Connect with me on LinkedIn.