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Is Agency recruitment going to be ‘uber-ised’ ? The answer here

Is Agency recruitment going to be ‘uber-ised’? The answer here.

At least twice a month I am approached by an HR Tech startup with a ‘new’ idea to ‘disrupt’ the recruitment industry. Plenty of these guys (and occasionally, gals) are super-smart, and all are earnest, (sometimes fanatical), in their belief that they have found ‘the holy grail’. In many cases, indeed I think most cases, […]

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If your boss does not know THIS... change your job!

If your boss does not know THIS… change your job!

If you are a Recruitment Director, worried about the future, you will be acting on this. If you are a recruiter, I hope your leaders are dealing with this stuff. If not, you might want to find a job where they are. Fast. 750 recruiters attended my recent speaking tour of Europe, most of them […]

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How to grow your brand using Social Media {Podcast}

How to grow your brand using Social Media {Podcast}

We know that one of the key assets of a modern recruiter is a magnetic personal brand. But how? Building a brand via social media is hard work. It requires a defined strategy, and it hinges on discipline and smart execution over the long term. But it can and must be done. And it will […]

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Recruitment is marketing. Are you ready for that?

Recruitment is marketing. Are you ready for that?

There is a new reality in recruitment, which Agency recruiters who want to thrive need to understand, and act on. Clients are not going to pay you to screen candidates that they can get from job boards or other traditional sources. In fact; Any recruitment business model that relies on candidates making proactive applications for […]

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Agency recruitment is not dying. It’s growing!

Agency recruitment is not dying. It’s growing!

This has become a cause of great hilarity for me, to be honest. So many buffoons predicting the demise of recruiters. Tech-legend wannabees, internal recruiters with a barrow to push, disaffected clients, and a host of other misinformed or biased loudmouths, all spruiking the end of agency recruitment. Some of it is so simplistic to […]

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Want fun and money from recruitment? Make these 4 changes

Want fun and money from recruitment? Make these 4 changes

Agency recruiters are about to enter a new golden era. More fun. More money. It’s all about to open up. But not everyone will rise on the tide. Just relying on a recovery will be your biggest mistake. The benefits will not flow to everyone evenly. We will have to provide something very different to what […]

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