Sarah Calverley
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  • Australia
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Matt Jabczynski replied to Sarah Calverley's discussion 'Agencies - what have you done for me lately?'
"The relevance of agencies depends on their niche and how effective they are in that niche. Generalized recruiting agencies are basically irrelevant when you have the web resources that most companies do today. That said, a specialized firm that has…"
Jul 12

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Sarah Calverley's Blog

No news is bad news

Posted on December 22, 2013 at 7:00pm 1 Comment

You know the story.  You find a great candidate, they tell you how keen they are to join your company, you organise interviews and start the hiring process; the manager likes them so much they go out on a limb to get an offer to them... the candidate verbally accepts; and then... silence.  You can't reach the candidate, they don't respond to your messages and the joining date is rapidly approaching

The exact circumstance can differ by varying aspects (permanent / contract /…


The qualities that make a perfect recruiter

Posted on December 9, 2013 at 6:04am 4 Comments

I was fortunate enough to attend @BillBoorman 's #TruAustralia event in Sydney last week, and one of the tracks centered around the qualities we believe make a great recruiter.

The usual superlatives came up but a common theme was tenacity and or resilience.  In the end we agreed that these were two separate qualities; both important to the core elements we saw in other successful recruiters.  

It got me thinking, what would I request next time I order a perfect…


Why I'm loving my new RPO job

Posted on October 27, 2013 at 6:30am 5 Comments

I recently joined a Global RPO solution onsite at an investment bank.  Making the leap from agency, especially as an established consultant where I managed to build an innovative sourcing desk servicing an entire business; into a new position and environment was a huge risk for me. 

I went with my gut and chose carefully, selecting an RPO that had a…


Boolean strings and why they may not work magically for you

Posted on August 4, 2012 at 9:00pm 1 Comment

In the last 3 years I have become obsessively interested in social recruiting, and using social media for public relations, talent attraction and certainly passive talent sourcing.  I'm sure that any recruiter in Sydney by now has a 'cheat sheet' on their desk with a reliable and changeable search string right?  It's an unavoidable subject and I so love hearing from rookies to experienced…


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At 8:09am on August 9, 2012, sheila Greco said…

Sarah thanks for you comment.



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