The Best Recruitment Videos… ever…

I had a few ideas for this week’s blog… like… ‘Some clients are over-zealous, brain-dead Gits…’, ‘If I have another no show candidate I’m going to Frisbee my compendium out the window, and maybe dive out after it…’ or ‘What’s the difference between Lance Armstrong and Recruitment?’

But… it’s been a tough year for most of us in the recruitment world, and I thought why not take a look at something that can hopefully give us all a bit of a chuckle?

Recruitment is not supposed to be all about stress, urgency and billings pressure… well not all of the time anyway. So, if you have a spare few minutes, your employer hasn’t blocked YouTube, and you want to see how creative some in our industry can be… check out these 5 of the best recruitment videos… oh, and if you come across some gems of your own, or if your employer has a clever, funny, cheesy, or otherwise video floating around please let me know… *Disclaimer. Some of these videos do contain colourful language and interesting ideas. I know that there are a number of people in Recruitment who are offended easily, so if you are one of them maybe steer clear of the following videos… oh… and you may want to consider a career change…

 

My Grand Ma’s had an accident – That old chestnut! If you are one of the Saints of our industry who run a busy Temp desk, you have probably been given the old ‘My Grand Ma’s sick, died, or had an accident’ line. Sometimes it may be true, but mostly…

Fancy working for the NYPD? – Will Farrell and a recruiting video… Need I say more?

The Recruiter from Online Tennis?My advice if you’re a recruiter and looking to change jobs… The name of your new employer is important!
 
Recruiters say Funny S***!Hands up if you haven’t said one of the following… Didn’t think so…
 
The Job Interview –Are you prepared for your next interview? No… I mean are you really prepared?
 

Like I said, we all deserve a little break from the pressures of our busy recruitment lives. A chance to be self-deprecating and have a laugh… I hope this post gave you a chance to do just that…if not, what about this nugget of gold?

When tempted to fight fire with fire, remember that Firemen usually use water…

 

Craig Watson 

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