Why I Love RecruitingTwo words: ‘PEOPLE’ and ‘BUSINESS’.PEOPLE: There is nothing that fascinates me more, never has been, never will be. My job, especially as Im also a business leader is 100% about…Continue
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I often get asked by the slightly less experienced and slightly more nervous recruiters I meet (online or offline), how we can compete with corporate recruiters and all the latest DIY social recruiting tools and my answer is 2 fold:
Not directly anyway. You must always understand your market and build a valuable niche and service for it.
As agency recruiters we provide an outsource service and by default as a service provider we do things…Continue
There have been plenty of articles written on this but a post “Why Counter Offers Are Good (except for headhunters)” on recruitingblogs.com by Amos spurred me to write about this for my audience. I was incredulous to read his article whole heartedly encouraging his candidates to elicit a counter-offer to get the promotion they want.…Continue
I resigned not too long ago before setting up my own agency and so its pretty fresh in my mind how difficult it can be - scary, wrenching etc. After witnessing one of my consultants get a bit "frustrated" with a candidate about this it made me think, as recruiters, we can sometimes get a bit blasé about the subject, so I recently wrote a blog post on resigning for our…
This could potentially be a VERY long post because I’m talking about an industry that has many inherent flaws. In my opinion, many of the problems we see stem from some fundamental issues…Continue