It’s no secret that the world of recruitment is all pretty new to me, and as it rolls up to my second month at Enigma People Solutions I have made a few observations of the industry. The one that jumps out to me is how the industry is judged. Call it naivety but I had not realised the reputation recruiters, in particular IT recruiters, had in today’s market, they seem to be painted as the villains of the recruitment world. What seems…Continue
During my over 25 years as an executive recruiter I have witnessed many companies that do not know how to hire appropriately. Instead of a systematic process of executive recruitment, they tend to haphazardly go about scientific recruitment, engineering recruitment or IT recruitment. For example, the first…Continue
Added by Scott Sargis on February 22, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments
The activities prior to an interview such as screening and shortlisting candidates are important in finding the right candidates.But face-to-face interviews remain the most critical means for hiring even…
Added by Alok Mehra on February 18, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments
A recruitment agency serves as an intermediary that fosters a very important relationship between you and the candidate (or the job seeker). So choosing the right recruitment agency is a very important concern for you as a client.
Since you’ll be paying them a lot of money for…
Whatever type you belong to there comes a point when you start feeling the…
Recruitment agencies have not only helped job seekers by helping them find the most appropriate jobs, but have also made lives easier for enterprises and businesses by helping them fill up vacant posts with the right mix of talent and expertise in…Continue
Added by Karter Bezon on February 4, 2014 at 2:00am — No Comments
I took my 8 year old nephew to school last week. He took me into his classroom, introduced me to his teacher and showed me some of the work they were doing.
On a wall at the back of the classroom there was a display entitled – When I Grow Up I want to be a…
Like it or not, markets in which businesses operate have changed and the speed at which these markets changed have left many businesses out of the race. With technology being infused in every small to big organizational dynamics, businesses need smart people who know the art of their trades well better than the competition. And you know who the competitors are? World is at race against you – it’s the whole world that is your competition.
So, where you are leading your business…Continue
Added by Emaan Ali on January 16, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments
One region that is making a significant mark in the recruitment industry is the Middle East. Recruiters are witnessing a huge increase in the number of British migrant workers looking to ply their trade in the region and for good reason: these developing markets are a fantastic place to live and work.
If you're thinking of becoming one of the many workers who want to improve their career prospects, check out this quick five minute guide on recruitment and living in the Middle…Continue
Added by James Lee on December 10, 2013 at 9:46am — No Comments
To know what’s in trend is of utmost importance to HR managers. They need to catch up with the trend & be onboard. For e.g. Social Recruiting has impacted the recruitment horizon so profusely, that it’s difficult to separate nuances of professional and personal…Continue
Recruitment agencies also know as employment agencies work as the interface between prospective employers and job seekers. When it comes to IT recruitment agencies, both public and private sector agencies follow a similar kind of protocol of hiring manpower. However, there are few differences between the work of private recruitment agencies. Private recruitment agencies charge a flat fee or a percentage…Continue
Added by Karter Bezon on November 13, 2013 at 5:07am — No Comments
Online recruitment has revolutionized the recruitment industry that benefits both employer and job seekers and ultimately accelerates the recruitment process. Thus online recruitment is the era of quick hiring where employers can get quickly the potential talent. Online recruitment today is indispensable…Continue
Added by Emaan Ali on November 6, 2013 at 6:30am — No Comments
There have been two articles these past few weeks which prompted this post; one came into our email from Imriel Morgan at Talent Puzzle, referring to the fact that “Recruitment agencies can actually save you money!”(yes,…
It is very difficult for the recruiters to enroll top talent who have the right skill and experience. At the start of the New Year here is a huge pass out of fresh graduates that are ready to become the active part of the society. However rolling the fresh and new…Continue
Added by Emaan Ali on October 21, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments
On Wednesday, the big news at Talent Connect was that LinkedIn had gone mobile. But mobile access wasn't the only upgrade that LinkedIn's Recruiter product received, although this one received very little fanfare: recruiters who occupy a LinkedIn Recruiter seat can now post status updates directly onto…Continue
She’s a pretty tough business woman (I remember she was a pretty demanding candidate too!) so I felt quite chuffed when she told me that of all…Continue
It’s been a while since I’ve actually had some time to sit down and put some thoughts on paper. Now that I had a chance to think about it, hiring expectations seemed like a common problem recruiting…Continue
The method is acknowledged as being cost effective for businesses (even though an employer will typically reward the referring employee with a bonus) and quite efficient. And as such, we’re seeing more and more of it…Continue
For some components of the recruitment process, mid- and large-size organizations often retain professional recruiters or outsource some of the process to recruitment agencies.
Rich Peterson says the recruitment industry has 4 main types of…Continue
I am keen to use this topic and get everyone to share some of the more successful commission structures and incentives out there that helped encourage high achievers and weed out those who were just winging it.
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