Why do we make recruitment such hard work?

It can’t just be me, but every time I log on to LinkedIn, I see a post by someone who is ☹️about a recruitment process that they have been involved in. Whether it’s a candidate that has been managed poorly, an employer criticising the quality of CVs received or an external supplier who has not…

February 10, 2020
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What are the advantages of moving away from the multi-agency contingency recruitment model?

What are the advantages of moving away from the multi-agency contingency recruitment model? I think we can all agree that it is no secret that the recruitment industry has a poor reputation for service and perceived value for money. High fees, poor communication and badly screened CVs are some of the common complaints. These issues…

May 13, 2019
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Buying recruitment services. Does anybody stop and think?!

My jaw dropped. Well, almost. I was doing some research into a company I’ve decided I want to work with (they don’t know yet, so don’t let on). They work in a sector with a notorious skill shortage. It has always been that way and probably always will be (assuming the world doesn’t end because…

March 8, 2019
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How do you hire the best candidates? Are high potential candidates overlooked in your recruitment process?

How do you hire the best candidates? Are high potential candidates overlooked in your recruitment process? A common recruitment scenario would see a recruiting company post their job spec onto their website, forward the role to 6 agencies on their PSL who would post the same job spec onto the same job boards and the…

March 8, 2019
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How you pay is what you get!

How you pay is what you get! When an organisation needs to recruit they are normally faced with two choices. They can either do it themselves or seek out the services of an external recruitment partner. If an organisation has invested correctly, with a strategic in-house recruitment function, then they will be able to handle…

March 8, 2019
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