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The one skill great recruiters nail every time

The one skill great recruiters nail every time

There has never been a more critical time for recruiters to focus on prioritising their job orders. Clients are tentative and decisions are slow to come, so we simply cannot waste our time on briefs that were never real in the first place. Working with clients who are not ready, willing or committed to hire […]

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Metrics? KPIs? Ratios?  This is the ONLY one that matters in recruitment.

Metrics? KPIs? Ratios? This is the ONLY one that matters in recruitment.

You have a lot of things to do in your job. Am I right? You are super-busy all the time. Candidates to interview. Resumes to prepare. References to take. Sales calls to make. Visits to go on. Calls to return. Admin to tie up. Your company also has a raft of KPI’s and activities they […]

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Discrimination in recruitment. Not only good - essential!

Discrimination in recruitment. Not only good – essential!

Last week I blogged on the importance of “job order triage”. Great recruiters ruthlessly prioritise the briefs they work on, and put most effort into the highly fillable few. Well, what about the candidates to invest time in? Some recruiters take the view that as there is a talent shortage, every candidate needs equal help […]

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