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Sad but true. Recruiters cannot recruit... recruiters

Why are recruiters so cavalier about hiring their own staff?

Ponder these 7 facts, please. Fact 1: Over the last 10 years I have had more than 1,000 people report to me, directly or indirectly. Over my working life, who knows how high that number is? Fact 2: 90% of those people are recruiters or recruiting managers. Fact 3: Just about the biggest issue owners and managers of […]

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Hire more drinkers!

Hire more drinkers!

Yes, you read that right. Hire more drinkers! Oh, wait, slight typo… I mean, you have got to hire more D.R.I.N.C.K.A.E’s If I were building new recruitment company today, the only people I would hire, would be D.R.I.N.C.K.A.E’s. And I am pretty sure this is valid across all business in the modern age. Certainly those […]

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 5 signs your new recruiter is destined to fail!

5 signs your new recruiter is destined to fail!

In just about every country that I talk to recruitment business owners, they tell me they are finding it difficult to hire great recruiters. So inevitability, recruitment firms (and corporates too, I imagine) will relax their criteria, maybe train more newbies into the industry, and that is no bad thing. But… The biggest cost to […]

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