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The big secret. Unique candidates

The big secret. Unique candidates

It is a scandal how much work recruiters do that they do not get paid for. And it’s getting worse. But there is a way to get a greater return on your efforts. Sadly, 90% of recruiters have no idea how. You can learn the secret now…

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Think like an immigrant!

Think like an immigrant!

Modern Australia was built on immigrants. They came in clearly defined waves. The British. The Southern Europeans. The Asians. Many other countries are the same, and most pay homage to those immigrants now. I am an immigrant myself, arriving in Australia two weeks before my 21st Birthday. I am the son of an immigrant too. […]

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Every great recruiter has this ONE thing. Do you?

Every great recruiter has this ONE thing. Do you?

What makes a great recruiter? I get asked this all the time, and frankly I am still trying to pin down that moving target. But one thing is for a sure; a great recruiter, especially a super temp or contract recruiter, is an opportunist, quick to spot an opening. They are always looking for ways […]

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7 things every recruiter must do in 2016

7 things every recruiter must do to thrive now!

You must be a better version of yourself to thrive as a recruiter in 2016. But how? Well, start with these seven crucial action points; Reincarnate yourself as a born-again ‘digital native’. Kill off all your fears, reservations and wimp-ish paradigms about being too old to learn new technologies. Go the other way. Enrol in […]

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The two ‘must have’ traits of the future-recruiter

The two ‘must have’ traits of the future-recruiter

Most Agency recruiters today are dinosaurs. Fact. To ensure survival, and indeed prosperity, every recruiter needs these two key attributes. Have you got them?

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Phone sourcing is a seduction - not a sell!

Phone sourcing is a seduction – not a sell!

Last week I said it was simply dumb not to use the phone to approach top talent. That blog hit a nerve, got 5,000 hits in the first 24 hours of publication, and countless social shares. But the question arises. What about the call itself? What do we say? What are we trying to achieve? […]

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