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. This could not be more true in the current climate with Covid-19 a global phenomenon. 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...

Should you pay to have your CV written?  Listing Image

Should you pay to have your CV written?

I see so many candidates who pay to have their CV written by a professional and quite often it is a worthless piece of paper. I do not believe that candidates should pay to have their CVs written. What do you think? read more...

If you are in sales, why don't you sell yourself better? Listing Image

If you are in sales, why don't you sell yourself better?

I recruit Salespeople across all industries at all levels. What fascinates me is that salespeople who are selling to clients all day long, who know how to show a value proposition and who know how to overcome objections, quite often cannot sell themselves. read more...

Is Recruitment the Only Industry Where People Might Not Be Paid for Their Work? Listing Image

Is Recruitment the Only Industry Where People Might Not Be Paid for Their Work?

Hello.. might you be able to help us fill a job? We’ve been looking for a while, but we’ve had no luck. We’ve got a couple of other agencies working it, but I’m sure that you have a few people in your network who might fit? On a contingency basis, of course. read more...