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The five biggest mistakes recruitment leaders are making now

The five biggest mistakes recruitment leaders are making now

It’s a tough time to be a recruitment leader. So many challenges, so much change. In my work across the globe, meeting and advising Owners and Managers of recruitment businesses, five key themes have emerged. Don’t make these mistakes as a recruitment leader, and if you work for a company that habitually falls into these […]

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Such a great recruitment business. So I bought it! And why.

Such a great recruitment business. So I bought it! And why.

Well, I didn’t buy the whole business. But I did invest a significant amount of money for a significant shareholding, and a place on the Board. I thought long and hard about publishing this blog. This is personal financial information after all. Not really something to ‘share’. And I have invested in plenty of other […]

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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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250 Czech Recruiters show some love!

7 crazy things you only see at a Czech recruiter conference

I have attended Recruitment conferences all over the world, in countries and cities too numerous to list. But sometimes…you see something different! Recently I was the keynote speaker at the excellent Evolve Summit in the Czech Republic, and 7 very strange things happened!

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Why are recruiters still ballsing up candidate basics?

Why are recruiters still ballsing up candidate basics?

“Why are recruiters still ballsing up candidate basics?” was a question I was asked recently. And the debate that followed was lively and interesting, I think. Hear and watch the full discussion for great tips on gaining a recruiting advantage.

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If I started a new recruitment company tomorrow, I would...

If I started a new recruitment company tomorrow, I would…

I have started several recruitment businesses, and I invest in new start-ups right now too. But if I were to rush back into the main game, and start a business tomorrow that I intended to run, there are certain things I would do, and others I would not. I certainly would build a business that […]

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