Mitch Sullivan has not received any gifts yet
The other day I remembered that I applied for a contract recruiter role at Amazon 5 years ago and heard nothing back.
If that wasn’t bad enough, now I’m going to have to stop buying books from them.
Because that’s what a bad candidate experience requires me to do. Apparently.
What I’m really trying to say here is that candidates need to grow a…Continue
Posted on November 10, 2014 at 10:16am
Back in the day, just before and during the early days of the Internet, I used to write job copy. I generated about 90% of my fees by selling this to my clients.
I’d produce a great display ad - probably not always as great as what the client would get from a decent creative ad agency, but miles better than anything produced by any other recruitment…Continue
Posted on October 27, 2014 at 10:00am — 3 Comments
It’s kind of funny that recruiters are often considered to be “too salesy”.
I suspect what people mean when they describe agency recruiters this way is that they act like salespeople. That they display all of the hackneyed stereotypes that are associated with salespeople – or more accurately, bad salespeople.
Great salespeople don’t display these characteristics, because of the very fact that they are great…Continue
Posted on September 30, 2014 at 10:30am
Lesson 1 – Don’t die
This one’s a piece of piss. Somewhere close to 99.9% of us will wake up tomorrow, so the stats back-up how easy this one is.
Lesson 2 – Become famous
When people you’ve never met die and you can’t go anywhere without someone mentioning it, that normally means they’re famous.
So there’s lesson…Continue
Posted on September 5, 2014 at 7:21pm — 1 Comment
As Barry Flack opens with in his excellent blog The slow death of employee engagement, there are few people who think that having an engaged and motivated workforce isn’t a good thing.
The problem is, as Barry points out, the concept is very new and with the exception of a few…Continue
Posted on May 15, 2014 at 5:00am — 4 Comments
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Did someone equate trading and recruiting? Do you really believe that being retained leads to a more successful effort? I do find your comments a tad strange. Ron P.