Yes Sir… No Sir… Three Bags Full Sir…

What the Hell are we – as a collective group in recruitment – doing? (Come to think of it what would be the collective noun for a group of recruiters? Maybe a ‘clutch’ of recruiters… or a ‘rabble’ of recruiters… or a ‘deceit’ of recruiters… Maybe it’s a topic for another blog… and maybe, just … Continue reading “Yes Sir… No Sir… Three Bags Full Sir…”

Sometimes… it’s like a Death in the Family…

Bit morbid isn’t it? Sometimes… it’s like a Death in the Family… I mean it’s not really like a Death in the Family, unless there’s actually a Death in the Family… And… in this case… there’s been no actual Death in the Family… You’ve probably all heard it – or even said it to your … Continue reading “Sometimes… it’s like a Death in the Family…”

Recruitment Consultants & Recruitment Managers… Someone is fibbing…

Interesting isn’t it? You survey two different groups within the industry and get two very, very different sets of data… I talk with recruiters all day long. Consultants, Managers and Business Owners. Some may say I’m a masochist… even I think I’m crazy sometimes. You see, on one hand I have my clients. And their … Continue reading “Recruitment Consultants & Recruitment Managers… Someone is fibbing…”

Recruitment X Factor… or Recruitment’s Got Talent… or…

My wife makes me watch some real crap on TV… ok, let me re-phrase that. On occasion I lose control of the television remote, and instead of choosing to do something else, like… exercising… mucking around with the kids… playing stalk the ex on twitter… etc… I stay on the couch and immerse myself in … Continue reading “Recruitment X Factor… or Recruitment’s Got Talent… or…”

Recruiters… Where do Nice Guys finish?

I feel ill when I find out that people don’t like me… come to think of it I’m probably lucky I’m in recruitment – a lot of the time in our game people pretend to like you even when they don’t… and that suits me fine. Over the journey though, I have had to drink … Continue reading “Recruiters… Where do Nice Guys finish?”