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The barista with the best recruiter talent I have ever seen.

The barista with the best recruiter talent I have ever seen

For about 5 years I worked out of a great office in Pitt Street, Sydney, when I was running Aquent and Firebrand Talent Search. I admit I am a coffee drinker. It’s my biggest vice (and I have substantial portfolio of those!). So at least two, maybe three times a day, I would need a […]

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Recruiters from 'Generation C'. Are YOU in the club?

Only hire recruiters from ‘Generation C’.

Forget Millennials, Gen X and the Baby Boomers. The only group of recruiters that have any chance of success as we enter a brave new world of recruiting, will be most certainly be from ‘Generation C’. Yes indeed, there is only one group of recruiters that will thrive in a world where talent shortages get […]

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12 massive blunders most recruiters are making right now

12 massive blunders most recruiters are making right now

Many recruiters are adapting and re-skilling as the market evolves. Most are not. Indeed, the majority continue with tactics that don’t work. Here are the top 12 blunders I see recruiters making everywhere. How do you rate ?

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Is the recruitment industry dysfunctional? That would be YES!

Is the recruitment industry dysfunctional? That would be YES!

I have written of the dysfunction in the recruitment industry before. And certainly the whole concept of taking non-exclusive, contingent job orders in competition is as rooted a business model, as I know. But now we are shooting ourselves in the foot yet again. I call it the ‘Cataclysmic Candidate Catastrophe’ and it’s so woven […]

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12 crucial recruiter tips. (In 10 words or less).

12 crucial recruiter tips. (In 10 words or less).

A powerful two-minute read for all the desk recruiters out there. 12 tips. Each no longer than 10 words. Will lead you to fun and money. Click on the hyperlinks if you want more details on each concept. 1. Walk away from shitty margins or clients who disrespect you. (Here is how to do it) […]

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Canidate Strategy

Your current candidate strategy is a catastrophe

The way both Agency and Corporate recruiters ‘attract’ and find candidates is, for the most part, an unmitigated disaster, costing a fortune and resulting in ‘B’ class hires, and an ever-increasing ‘time to hire’. And no one seems to care or even notice! I have written about other aspects of the dysfunction of the agency […]

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