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What a total jerk on Twitter taught me about online brand

What a total jerk on Twitter taught me about online brand

I have been reading quite a bit lately about creating a personal brand online. The subject fascinates me, not least because I see so many people making a total hash of it by the inane things they post on Facebook, Twitter, blog replies, and to a lesser extent, LinkedIn. But recently I had such a […]

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Have YOU been swimming naked?

Have YOU been swimming naked?

Small glimpses of a recovery for both the Australian and UK recruitment industry may be coming into view, but times remain tight and recruiters have to scrap for every client, every order. One thing the recession has done, is highlight the paucity of true consulting skills across our profession. Years of talent shortages and desperate […]

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Recruiters! We must learn to sell why we are still relevant

Recruiters! We must learn to sell why we are still relevant

Let’s not fool ourselves. We are not a loved profession. Clients often use us begrudgingly, some even with open hostility. I have sat in client board-level meetings and heard with my own ears, the resentment felt towards our industry. I have listened, squirming, while clients plan to avoid using recruiters and any third party staff […]

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Self-belief and creating 'recruiter equity'.

Self-belief and creating ‘recruiter equity’.

Want to know why some recruiters forge long and successful careers and other struggle and fade away? Want to know why a handful of people have survived, even thrived, during this downturn, while most have lived hand to mouth or given up? Recruiter Equity. I believe that all the training you have had as a […]

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