Dan Midwinter
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Recruitment and Diversification What is the right balance?

Started Aug 15, 2014 0 Replies

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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Apr 29
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You have to do the things you do the way you did the things you did.

Have you noticed how the focus for recruitment has moved away from the candidates in the last few years?We seem to need to spend more time looking at out SEO, our adword analytics, our backlinks and mobile compatibility and a thousand other online considerations.At the same time, the economy in recent years has made the recruitment world focus closely on it’s clients.  There is nothing wrong with this.  Clients a critical for all businesses and that is all very good.But what about the…See More
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Here’s to the Independent Recruiter!

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 gaining strength.  The…See More
Mar 10
Dan Midwinter commented on Kanu Avasthy's blog post '‘Candidate Control’ – Outdated Training Theory or Sensible Recruitment Blueprint?'
"I think a better description of the aim would be "candidate relationship development". In which case I think it is just as importnant as ever.  I don't agree with the concept of not putting a candidate forward unless you know…"
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Dan Midwinter commented on Amanda Delatycki's blog post 'How to Find a Job Before It Gets Posted'
"Great article. I once heard that 90% of the jobs out there are not advertised externally. I have always taken the view that by getting out there and being pro-active, a candidate can discover new opportunities at the same time as demonstrating their…"
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Aug 18, 2014
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Recruitment and Diversification What is the right balance?

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 has always been forthcoming… and varied.The general consensus is to stick to your specialism.  Concentrate on what you know best and where your expertise lies.For our business, Completely Care Ltd, the specialism is recruitment for social care,…See More
Aug 15, 2014
Linda Ferrante LoCicero commented on Dan Midwinter's blog post 'Join the revolution! Don’t support the Master Vendors.'
"Bravo!  I agree completely with your sentiments, to the point that we won't do business with company's that insist on using the systems.  At that point, it's about the dollars and not the quality.  If big companies…"
Jul 22, 2014
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Join the revolution! Don’t support the Master Vendors.

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 centralising…See More
Jul 22, 2014
Dan Midwinter commented on Daryl Daley @IntelMinds's blog post 'Discrimination: Tattoos and Body Modification Challenge to Business Casual and Business Attire'
"It is human nature that judgements are made based on appearances, unfortunately.  The extreme end of this is described above, but this is true at all levels. As a company, we try not to let our pre-conceptions lead our judgement of people too…"
Jun 19, 2014
Dan Midwinter commented on Julie Salerno's blog post '3 Ways Your Hiring Managers Can Sell the Company'
"I find that if you provide the best customer service, word gets around very quickly. When our company opened in 2004, we found that by going the extra mile and out servicing our competitors with both candidates and clients, the business sold…"
May 12, 2014
Sandra McCartt commented on Dan Midwinter's blog post 'Recruiting Blogs'
"How well I remember those ads. In fact those ads were the catalyst that motivated the start of my own firm. One Friday the owner whom I worked for asked for my ads. I replied that I didn't have anything worth advertising. She said, " make…"
May 10, 2014
Tiffany Branch commented on Dan Midwinter's blog post 'Recruiting Blogs'
"Restrac, Resumix, MonsterTrak which was initially JobTrak. Mail merges for rejection letters, paper cuts from handling resumes on nice "paper stock" and/or stapling the ones that came over the fax. Does anyone remember writing ads and…"
May 8, 2014
Derdiver commented on Dan Midwinter's blog post 'Recruiting Blogs'
"I remember my old boss telling me that Monster was ok and all but it was in the database that he had scanned hundreds of resumes in to. Told me Monster board would last another 6 months then fade away. "
May 7, 2014

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You have to do the things you do the way you did the things you did.

Posted on April 28, 2015 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

Have you noticed how the focus for recruitment has moved away from the candidates in the last few years?

We seem to need to spend more time looking at out SEO, our adword analytics, our backlinks and mobile compatibility and a thousand other online considerations.

At the same time, the economy in recent years has made the recruitment world focus closely on it’s clients.  There is nothing wrong with this.  Clients a critical for all businesses and that is all very…

Continue

Here’s to the Independent Recruiter!

Posted on March 10, 2015 at 6:18am 0 Comments

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

Join the revolution! Don’t support the Master Vendors.

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 12:20pm 1 Comment

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

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