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The best recruiter Christmas party in the history of recruitment!

The best recruiter Christmas party in the history of recruitment!

I don’t like recruitment Christmas parties. And I have been to a few. At least 50 I would say. 50? How old are you Greg? 100? No, not quite. But 35 years in this biz, and many years where I went to several parties, across various offices of the businesses I ran, means I have […]

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Calling a candidate to tell them there is no news IS news to the candidate.

Calling a candidate to tell them there is no news IS news to the candidate.

I placed this status update on LinkedIn the other day. ‘Calling a candidate back to tell them there is no news IS news to the candidate.’ The response I got will shock you. Or, maybe it won’t.

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The Best Recruiter Christmas Party. Ever!

The Best Recruiter Christmas Party. Ever!

I don’t like recruitment Christmas parties. And I have been to a few. At least 50 I would say. 50? How old are you Greg? 100? No, not quite. But 35 years in this biz, and many years where I went to several parties, across various offices of the businesses I ran, means I have […]

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10 everyday phrases that basically mean "Get F****d”

10 everyday phrases that basically mean “Get *****d”

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This person cleans up your mess for $8.50

This person cleans up your mess for $8.50

I had a vague understanding that we ‘had a cleaner’, but I took that service for granted, and certainly gave the person who cleaned up our mess little thought. I have always considered Australia a highly evolved industrial democracy, with many laws protecting people from exploitation, but as I dug deeper, the more shocked I […]

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Are you an E-mail E-diot?

Are you an E-mail E-diot?

It seems the more ways they invent for us to communicate, the worse we become at it. Email is pretty old-school these days (and I believe smart companies will replace it, internally at least, with a social communications chat-type format), but I am still constantly amazed and frustrated by the sloppy way many people use […]

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