"Talking too much I can handle...Easy to shut them down when you spent years interjecting to get a word in. Its the candidates that are so sure they know the job brief without ever asking you a question to get an understanding that I find…"
"It never occurred to me to feel bad about what I do. I have so much joy when I facilitate a great career move for someone who hadnt thought about moving. I offered them an opportunity they hadnt thought of...go me!!
I often tell people I…"
"If you are a 100k+ candidate I would imagine you have developed skills in research, business, fit for purpose, networking, relationship management, business writing and communication.
These are the skills such a candidate would use to find a…"
"Its a tool. It has given recruiters access to passive candidates, but unless you are prepared to work any contacts you have, its like any database.......full of people you cant hope to have a "relationship" with unless you put in the…"
"Candidates are our customers to. Whether we buy their services or not, they remember a good experience. I still have relationships with candidates from years ago and if I need some information, I know I can ask them, or they will refer…"
"Im sorry I also disagree and very strongly. I get so many overseas candidates who look good on paper. I always read the resume first, and then I look for the cover letter. The letter should tell me if they intend to land on our…"
"While I hate to disagree with you, I do get your point about specialists, although if you were to be dying you happily pay them and they are extremely well trained.
Our industry isnt necessarily about being altruistic for candidates, we know this.…"
"We have an opportunity to provide some value to the wider job hunting community really. We could be writing and sharing job hunting tips to help those who don't have the knowledge we have.
If I get 5 minutes, perhaps I will write a blog…"
"I really think the employer, candidate balance is finely tuned. As much as candidates are looking for a job - employers are looking for the "right candidate".
Too often in this day and age, a candidate is looking to better their…"