Well you know what they say, all good things must come to an end. As of March 2nd I will no longer work in the recruitment industry.I'm going to be working in online marketing for a web hosting…Continue
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Warning, contains sarcasm...
I've just been in a discussion with a couple of colleagues about how risky it is to apply for a new job. It would seem that from the moment a candidate hits "send" on their online application, they become a magnet for trouble.
Think about it. How many candidates have you have who have applied for a job who - after you clarify…Continue
This is inspired by Jerry's blog on recruiters refusing to work through HR and the rant I had in the comment section. Thanks for the idea, hope I'm not copying!
I've been working through an RPO for about 18 months now. I came from an agency background, but had always been interested in taking the leap to…Continue
My other half is a vocal guy. He will not keep quiet when there is something out there he disagrees with. Unfortunately, he does not believe recruitment is a valid career choice. He teases me about being in the recruitment industry quite often and this has not let up since I stopped being an actual on the ground recruiter and moved to the marketing and business development side of our business.
I have heard him say it so many times that I now have the argument pretty…Continue
A good friend of mine recently started out in recruitment. She's worked in sales before and is excellent at closing deals, so I knew she'd have a good chance at making a success of a career in recruitment. It seems though, that she's struggling. Not because of her ability, she's managing to get vacancies and submit candidates, but because of the work of her predecessor. The person who ran the desk before her, who is now a director within the company, seems to have annoyed and alienated some…Continue