Since our company opened in 2004, we have often had to revisit the question of diversification. Getting the balance right has always been a fine line the advice from colleagues and business contacts…Continue
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Great news! The world is still ok.
The federation of small businesses tells us that of the 5.2 million businesses in the UK, small firms accounted for 99.3 per cent of all private sector businesses in the UK, 47.8 per cent of private sector employment and 33.2 per cent of private sector turnover.
This is good! Power to the people. The independent man still holds the key to his own destiny. This is important in a world where we see the big multinationals are constantly…Continue
Anyone heard of the recent bid to increase the power and scope of the GLA?Here are my thoughts...
I have taken…Continue
It seems to me that most recruiters would agree that Master Vendors and Managed Agency Services are not the best example of how an agency service should be delivered.
Master Vendors gain business based on price and price alone. They may succeed in convincing their customers that service will not be affected, but in my experience of feedback from returning customers, this is not the case. Managed agency services dilute customer service, and by utilising online booking systems and…Continue
Does anyone remember the old days of recruitment?
Perhaps you were there too. We used to log our client list on index cards, our candidates availability was recorded in a folder which we had to pass around the office. Urgent messages were posted first class. We used to speak to our customers on the telephone every day. the website was little more than an online brochure that nobody read. Key notes were written on the back of a fag packet (all recruiters used to smoke in the 20th…Continue