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If I started a new recruitment company tomorrow, I would...

If I started a new recruitment company tomorrow, I would…

I have started several recruitment businesses, and I invest in new start-ups right now too. But if I were to rush back into the main game, and start a business tomorrow that I intended to run, there are certain things I would do, and others I would not. I certainly would build a business that […]

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Recruiters, your Job Board is going to eat you!

Recruiters, your Job Board is going to eat you!

I have verbalised strong views on job boards over the years. An important part of the candidate acquisition mix, sure, but also increasingly becoming ineffective, geared only to active job-seekers, and in some cases price-gouging the very recruitment fraternity that allowed them to thrive in the first place. In Australia, Seek came onto the scene […]

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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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Agency recruitment is not dying. It’s growing!

Agency recruitment is not dying. It’s growing!

This has become a cause of great hilarity for me, to be honest. So many buffoons predicting the demise of recruiters. Tech-legend wannabees, internal recruiters with a barrow to push, disaffected clients, and a host of other misinformed or biased loudmouths, all spruiking the end of agency recruitment. Some of it is so simplistic to […]

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Want fun and money from recruitment? Make these 4 changes

Want fun and money from recruitment? Make these 4 changes

Agency recruiters are about to enter a new golden era. More fun. More money. It’s all about to open up. But not everyone will rise on the tide. Just relying on a recovery will be your biggest mistake. The benefits will not flow to everyone evenly. We will have to provide something very different to what […]

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If you care about success and profit in recruitment, read this...

If you care about success and profit in recruitment, read this…

600 recruiters are already signed up for this event. We expect that number to climb to 800. That is a phenomenal level of interest, witness to the fact that many in our industry are determined to thrive in a challenging new environment. The Early Bird discount closes this week, 23rd January Please don’t miss out […]

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