Why I Love RecruitingTwo words: ‘PEOPLE’ and ‘BUSINESS’.PEOPLE: There is nothing that fascinates me more, never has been, never will be. My job, especially as Im also a business leader is 100% about…Continue
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I often get asked by the slightly less experienced and slightly more nervous recruiters I meet (online or offline), how we can compete with corporate recruiters and all the latest DIY social recruiting tools and my answer is 2 fold:
Not directly anyway. You must always understand your market and build a valuable niche and service for it.
As agency recruiters we provide an outsource service and by default as a service provider we do things…Continue
There have been plenty of articles written on this but a post “Why Counter Offers Are Good (except for headhunters)” on recruitingblogs.com by Amos spurred me to write about this for my audience. I was incredulous to read his article whole heartedly encouraging his candidates to elicit a counter-offer to get the promotion they want.…Continue
I resigned not too long ago before setting up my own agency and so its pretty fresh in my mind how difficult it can be - scary, wrenching etc. After witnessing one of my consultants get a bit "frustrated" with a candidate about this it made me think, as recruiters, we can sometimes get a bit blasé about the subject, so I recently wrote a blog post on resigning for our…
This could potentially be a VERY long post because I’m talking about an industry that has many inherent flaws. In my opinion, many of the problems we see stem from some fundamental issues that recruiters have wrought upon themselves and customers…Continue