It’s an age-old adage for a reason, what they say about a chain only being as strong as its weakest link. It applies just as well when you consider today’s modern businesses. Building a successful business certainly does rely on having a great product or service to offer and ensuring your plan for remaining successful […]
In a recent survey, more ore than one in five job applicants reported that recruiters did not seem enthusiastic about their client.
What makes the difference between a great recruiter and an exceptional recruiter? Take a moment, and have a think. Come up with a quick mental list of professional attributes you admire in yourself and your colleagues. Now let’s compare notes. Tenacity is vital, as is shrewdness. And you’ll agree, of course, every successful recruiter needs […]
It’s no challenge to place a “great candidate” – you know the type: the right education, the right career history, cookie cutter objective, perfect fit. But what about a “great candidate” who doesn’t tick the conventional boxes but you know could deliver on the job? The biggest leap story we heard was from a nationwide […]
Is there a best way to recruit? What makes some recruitment agencies more successful than others? With competition amongst candidates and agencies rapidly increasing, the solution is surely a holy grail for the recruitment consultant. We think we have the answer – Recruitment is an artform not a science: and understanding that is what puts […]
The recruitment industry is highly fragmented. There are about 20 major players accounting for almost 25% of revenues generated and the remainder of the sector is divided between several thousand smaller consultancies. In the same way that candidates fight for jobs, recruitment agencies are fighting for contracts. How can agencies differentiate from the competition? I […]
As business becomes more global, it increasingly encounters a more culturally diverse customer base. Hiring a varied workforce shows respect for customer diversity, may increase the extent to which customers identify with the company, and secures internal innovation. Recruiting is one of the most difficult tasks an employer can face, and many can often be […]