Recruiter Etiquette 101

I was booked on an early flight this morning. Trouble is, I live about an hour or so away from the airport… so that meant a 4:30am start for me. No biggie. I made it with time to spare… and was milling around the gate with other commuters… It was about 30 minutes before boarding, … Continue reading “Recruiter Etiquette 101”

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…”

HR is from Mars… and Recruiters are from Venus…

*Disclaimer… This blog is NOT about ‘in house’ recruitment teams… they are from Uran… I mean… Neptune… I’m serious. Corporate HR departments and Agency Recruiters have about as much in common as Lance Armstrong & organic, preservative free orange juice… no sorry, that was a bit low… they have about as much in common as … Continue reading “HR is from Mars… and Recruiters are from Venus…”

Can we fix it?… Yes we Can…

Last week you may remember we blogged about how Recruitment is broken and suggested – somewhat admonishingly – that we are all responsible to fix it by doing things different. We also had the gall to propose that we had the answers and would be doing things very differently this year…. Hmmmmm… Since posting that … Continue reading “Can we fix it?… Yes we Can…”

Recruiters… To Tweet or not to Tweet?

This is not another blog espousing the virtues of social media… no social media, in particular Twitter can be a bitch.  Don’t get me wrong, I love Twitter… I dedicate a couple of hours a day to the Twitterverse – usually early in the morning, or late in the evening. I love finding out recruitment … Continue reading “Recruiters… To Tweet or not to Tweet?”