Express Yourself!

12 May

I don’t often agree with Madonna. From the costume choices in the Blonde Ambition tour… to the Kabbalah entrenched kids’ books she penned… to the time she snogged Britney Spears at the VMA’s… Author’s note… to those of you older than… oh… I don’t know… say… 25… Madonna is a mythical creature who lives beneath […]

Recruiters – why do what you do?

5 May

The standard answer to the question “How did you get in to recruitment?” is something along the lines of “I fell into it”. For some, that experience doesn’t last very long. But why do those of us that stick around, stick around? At the end of the day it’s not the easiest gig in the […]

Success begins with an ‘I’

28 Apr

Not such a catchy title right? But this is one of the most important bloody blogs I’m likely to write this year… Ask yourself a question… When was the last time you truly innovated at work? We all crave for that point of difference to take to the market, but what is yours? Please don’t […]

Recruiters – don’t crack the sads when it goes wrong.

21 Apr

People eh…they can be very frustrating… especially when they don’t do what you expect or want. And  for recruiters, that can be a nightmare. If you haven’t had someone ‘no show’ for an interview, turn down an offer, accept a counter offer or something similar then you probably haven’t been in recruitment long enough to legitimately call […]

Polishing the Turd…

14 Apr

One of the biggest mistakes recruiters make is trying to polish the turd. I agonised with whether or not I should use the word turd in the title of a professional blog post. It conjures images of… well… turds. And turds aren’t professional right? But as you can see, I managed to get over my […]