It’s not about the size of your network…

Some recruiters seem to have a pretty loose interpretation about certain things. They refer to businesses that they have never done work with as ‘clients’. They claim that they are ‘specialists’ in their sector after just a few months of experience. They brand themselves as ‘the market leading agency in the sector’ based on absolutely nothing. They also have some odd ideas … Continue reading “It’s not about the size of your network…”

The One Recruitment Skill… to rule them all…

Bit of a furphy really and I must apologise… Turns out there isn’t one skill to rule them all… A little over a week ago I posed that question directly to my LinkedIn network. To my amazement (ordinarily I’m lucky to get a couple of random likes and a comment from my dear Aunty Dorothy… … Continue reading “The One Recruitment Skill… to rule them all…”

What? Who the Hell are you?

Most of us work in small recruitment companies… or small practices within larger recruitment companies… or small teams within larger practices within huge recruitment companies… doesn’t matter. The point is most of us who have been with a business for any period of time work very closely with a small group of colleagues… stay with … Continue reading “What? Who the Hell are you?”

Can we fix it?… Yes we Can…

Last week you may remember we blogged about how Recruitment is broken and suggested – somewhat admonishingly – that we are all responsible to fix it by doing things different. We also had the gall to propose that we had the answers and would be doing things very differently this year…. Hmmmmm… Since posting that … Continue reading “Can we fix it?… Yes we Can…”

Recruiters… If Greece was a company it would be in receivership…

I consider myself to be extremely lucky.  I have had a long career as a recruitment consultant, manager and – most recently – company owner.  I am now in a unique position where I talk to recruitment people all day long… Don’t feel sorry for me – I kind of like it.  Some people like … Continue reading “Recruiters… If Greece was a company it would be in receivership…”