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Chris Sargent commented on Mark Husband's blog post 'Cost vs. Value in Recruiting & Hiring'
"How very true. I literally could have written this article verbatim (except not legal) several times over... I'm glad I'm not the only one that goes through this time and time again. I suspect this all comes down to decision making and a…"
Mar 11
Chris Sargent commented on Chris Sargent's blog post 'Why Retained?'
"@Chris - of course, there are always occasions when using several recruiters can work. But I think the problem arises when clients think "well, when we hired that new, junior lawyer, we just got lots of agencies to work on it and we had 20 CVs…"
Apr 19, 2013
Mitch Sullivan commented on Chris Sargent's blog post 'Why Retained?'
"Chris, being retained is even more pertinent to volume recruitment because having one recruiter manage the whole assignment ensures that the attraction methods are consistent as well as all being able to benchmark all the candidates.  The…"
Apr 19, 2013
Chris Grove commented on Chris Sargent's blog post 'Why Retained?'
"I only work retained in terms of looking for a candidate and wouldn't do contingent recruitment however I don't think retained is always the best or most appropriate solution for every vacancy.  In high volume recruitment I…"
Apr 13, 2013
Chris Sargent and Bridget Baggett, MBA, MHA are now friends
Apr 11, 2013
Chris Sargent posted a blog post

Why Retained?

When you fly first class, you don’t just get shipped from A to B; you’re not just paying for the end result. First class travel is about the journey, the experience, the calibre of service, the luxury, the calmness, the state of mind and body on arrival. It’s about the extras; the champagne, the chance to sleep, relax or work effectively, the chauffeur driven cars, the serenity. It’s about arriving ready for business, knowing that you could not have done more to make the necessity of travelling…See More
Apr 10, 2013
Chris Sargent commented on AdMore Recruitment's blog post 'Leaving the dark side – how agency experience benefits the in-house recruiter.'
"Hi Sophie, Thanks for the comments. We've only ever had positive feedback so it seems people like it! But, that said, they may not tell us if they didn't. For us, it was important to do something a bit different and with a lot more style…"
Dec 21, 2012
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Dec 21, 2012
Chris Sargent commented on AdMore Recruitment's blog post 'Leaving the dark side – how agency experience benefits the in-house recruiter.'
"Hi Sophie, Thanks for the post. I have only ever worked on the dark side but I think this is the most important part you're getting right "I took a direct approach and tried to treat the agency consultant how I had hoped to be treated when…"
Dec 20, 2012
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Dec 20, 2012

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Name
Chris
Job Title
Managing Director
Company
Akascia
Which best describes your profession?
Agency Recruiting
How many years have you been in the business?
10-14 years
Which industries do you work in now?
Technology
How many employees in your company?
<10
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http://www.akascia.com
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http://akascia.blogspot.com
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Why Retained?

Posted on April 10, 2013 at 1:10pm 3 Comments

When you fly first class, you don’t just get shipped from A to B; you’re not just paying for the end result. First class travel is about the journey, the experience, the calibre of service, the luxury, the calmness, the state of mind and body on arrival. It’s about the extras; the champagne, the chance to sleep, relax or work effectively, the chauffeur driven cars, the serenity. It’s about arriving ready for…

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