Robert Wright's Blog – November 2011 Archive (4)

What I've learnt from the Boss

What I've learnt from my four recruitment bosses:

  1. Boss No 1) I was a pretty raw graduate new to recruitment. My first boss taught me the value of getting to know your sector. Knowldge and credability are key if you're to successfully broker relationships between clients and candidates. Particularly if you look about 12 years old.
  2. Boss No 2) Make sure you know your stats. Keeping an eye on your dashboard activity levels is essential; new candidates, job orders, client…

Added by Robert Wright on November 24, 2011 at 12:24pm — No Comments

Expectation of Service - The Customer Loyalty Myth in Recruitment

I'm guessing that if you're reading this blog that you're a fairly IT literate type person and that when you search the Internet you "loyally" use Google as your preferred search engine. You're not alone. I read recently that Google processes over a billion search requests every day.

Added by Robert Wright on November 11, 2011 at 12:00pm — 4 Comments

Zen & The Art of Dog Walking

Like so many people I have a busy life. A more that full-time job as a Recruiter, 2 kids, 1 wife, a large extended family, a dwindling social life and now a dog.

Added by Robert Wright on November 7, 2011 at 5:41am — 2 Comments

My Friend Steve and the Future of Recruitment ….AKA What's so Special about Specialisation?

During a recent long car journey home I caught up with long time friend and fellow recruiter I used to work with; Steve Williams of Highstar Associates ( Although we both do the same job we have very different backgrounds.

I’ve always worked in recruitment (, joined the…


Added by Robert Wright on November 2, 2011 at 1:02pm — 8 Comments


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