Recruiters… maybe my hips do… but the stats don’t lie…

So… we’re all sick of being told how crap we are right? Next to politicians and Lindsay Lohan… and maybe the Bieber, recruiters are right up there at getting a pretty universal bad rap… I hate it… I hate the fact that a very small percentage of bad recruiters spoil it for the rest of … Continue reading “Recruiters… maybe my hips do… but the stats don’t lie…”

The Passive Candidate… Golden Goose… or Slippery Sucker?

I read a stat this week that gave me real pause for thought. Apparently 12% of the workforce is actively looking for a new role at any one time… interesting yes… but a stat that gave me pause for thought… no. I also read that another 73% of the labour market is passively in the … Continue reading “The Passive Candidate… Golden Goose… or Slippery Sucker?”

Really Horrible Recruitment Bosses… we’ve all had one…

As much as I hate to admit it, there are some absolute knob jockeys in our industry. Sorry to those 99.4% of you who aren’t… knob jockeys I mean… The trouble is most of the knob jockeys seem to be bosses & managers… and it’s time to call them out! I’ve been lucky enough to … Continue reading “Really Horrible Recruitment Bosses… we’ve all had one…”

Selfie’ Inflicted Recruitment Fails…

It’s Saturday morning… you gingerly peel one eye open… slowly… very slowly.  You know the pain is coming… yep… there it is… right behind your left eye. You wonder what time you made it to bed… you wonder how you got home… you wonder how you woke up with a random street sign… right there… … Continue reading “Selfie’ Inflicted Recruitment Fails…”