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Chuck out your crappy recruiter KPIs

Chuck out your crappy recruiter KPIs

We know that in many sectors, talent is hard to find. And that is only likely to get worse in an era of sustained skill-shortages. Yet most recruitment companies still focus all their energy, and their KPIs, on job-order metrics. Now, let me be clear on this. I LOVE KPIs. I believe you can’t manage […]

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The 15 biggest recruiting highlights of 2015

The 15 biggest recruiting highlights of 2015

In many ways 2015 was a good year for recruitment. The pendulum started to swing back the way of agency recruiters. Profits are largely up across the globe, and the howl of misguided fanatics promising to ‘destroy’ third party recruiters has dropped to a low rumbling, as it becomes clear that recruiters are not going […]

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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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Have YOU got the DNA of a modern recruiter?

THIS is recruiting greatness. Are YOU up to it?

There has been endless talk about the future of recruitment, and I have suggested that there are brilliant opportunities for recruitment companies, if they make the right changes. But what about the desk recruiter? The foot soldier? The person who is actually at the coalface of client and candidate interaction? What must they do to […]

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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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What you can learn from the 'Dark Ages' of recruitment

What you can learn from the ‘Dark Ages’ of recruitment

I had a guy debating some recruiting matter with me on social media last week. To make his point, he finished with what he clearly felt was a telling coup de grace. “Well, I have been recruiting since before LinkedIn came along, you know!” In his recruiting world, LinkedIn was the ultimate game-changer. He considered […]

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