I thought this was an urban myth!  Listing Image

I thought this was an urban myth!

Having recently attended a Master Class in Sydney made up of over 500 Recruitment Consultants from different companies, sponsored by the governing body of the recruitment industry in the ANZ region, a discussion was had as to why you should ask candidates for exclusivity. read more...

Does Social Media Work in Recruitment? Listing Image

Does Social Media Work in Recruitment?

Everyone knows that LinkedIn has enjoyed a monopoly for the recruitment world for the past decade but as it gradually becomes more personal and less professional in its outlook, I would like to ask a few questions of the recruiters in my audience: read more...

Do Manners Matter in Business Anymore? Listing Image

Do Manners Matter in Business Anymore?

I’m not sure that human business transactions are quite so human anymore. People don’t seem to value traditional manners that much these days, and with the advancement of technology, the human element seems to be gradually fading. read more...

The Spectre of Desperation Haunts the Recruitment Industry Listing Image

The Spectre of Desperation Haunts the Recruitment Industry

The moment you get desperate; you start making poor decisions. When time, money and people are in the mix, the pressures can sometimes prove unbearable. Hiring managers need to hire someone urgently, so they end up cutting certain corners. Recruiters need their next fix of commission, so some might chase the lowest-hanging fruit. Candidates are sometimes so fixated on finding their next job that they take whatever comes along first. read more...