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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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Candidates are not an online commodity

Candidates are not an online commodity

Technology is changing our industry, on all fronts. And of course, we are seeing the arrival of a myriad of online recruiting offerings, each claiming to be the beginning of the end for traditional recruitment. But, lets get real. Candidates are not an online commodity. Some people would have you believe they are. LinkedIn for […]

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Do you have these 5 recruiter skills?

Do you have these 5 recruiter skills?

Recruiters are not going to succeed by churning out mindless activities that worked years ago, but which are futile now. We all know that the industry is hurtling through a period of extreme change and evolution. But, ironically, few recruiters, or even business owners, are focusing on reinventing the skills of their consulting teams. Which […]

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Can we trust LinkedIn?

Can we trust LinkedIn?

I love LinkedIn. But I do not trust LinkedIn. For recruiters, it’s obviously a key tool, and clearly a brilliant invention that is part of a seismic shift in the way recruitment works. I wish I had invented it. But I believe, that for agency recruiters, LinkedIn is not your friend. Don’t get me wrong, […]

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The Future of Recruitment - explained in 30 minutes!

The future of recruitment — explained in 30 minutes!

The fast-changing world of recruitment is broken into two camps; Recruiters who will survive and thrive, and those who will fail and die out. Which group are you and your company in? This 30 minute YouTube video will give you the answer.

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Modern business development. From cold-calling to ‘social ego’ stroking.

Modern business development. From cold-calling to ‘social ego’ stroking.

Some things in life are so obvious, we just can’t see them. And it shocks me how few people understand what the important part of ‘social media’ or ‘social networking’ actually is. The exciting aspect of the boom in social technologies is not the technology at all, (Sorry geeks). It’s the ‘social’ part. And the […]

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