I’m going to start this by saying the irony of what you are about to read, and on the media that you are about to read it, has not passed me by. 1991. Secondary school completed. University was beckoning for some, others were going straight into jobs. We said our excited goodbyes and promised to […]Read More Sanity Reunited? The timeline of anxiety.
Interview Techniques and Question – The Basics 1. Prior to attending an interview make sure that you have researched the Company and have found out what it is that they do, who they are and what they stand for. Most companies have a website and this is usually the best place to start. Give yourself […]Read More Interview Techniques
Rec2Rec. Recruiters appear to either love us or to hate us. The sector is a large focal point for scrutiny by fellow recruiters as this is the sector which provides the greatest insight into best and worst practice. Perhaps uniquely, our end user is the recruiter and looking at the social media press given to […]Read More Rec2Rec. The Marmite sector or have you just not kissed enough frogs?
It’s the same every year. August. There you are on your inflatable li-lo, sipping on a Cocktail / Beer / Orange juice soaking up the sun’s rays and enjoying downtime, with the rest of the year stretching ahead. You get on the flight back and before you know it BOOM! SCS are giving us deadlines […]Read More A round Tuit
Recruitment……. Are you in the right sector for your personality? What should you be earning? Are your targets reasonable? Have you “hit the wall” and can’t see a way over it? Is your career on track? What do you need to do to be able to progress? Is the recruitment industry right for you? […]Read More Wednesday Surgery – opening this week
Firstly, I need to point out that I am no Zig Ziglar. This article isn’t designed to have the reader jumping off their chairs in a moment of wheel reinventing shaped enlightenment. It’s just a little bit of help for anyone who is feeling a bit of confusion about their career and the path they are taking. […]Read More Passion, Prospects, Perspective and Proportion
Over the last few years, I have seen an increasing number of blogs and social media posts from Recruiters and Search Consultants lambasting Recruitment Companies who offer low fee placements, reduced flat fees or seasonal discounts. The last one I saw made me think about the reasoning behind it and why a professional recruiter may […]Read More The Florist VS the Supermarket
I often get asked, “Why, if you work in the recruitment industry, would you ever need to use a Rec2Rec consultant?” I always then ask, “Why do applicants use recruiters for any role?” There are a few reasons you should consider speaking with a specialist prior to making a move. Time – This is all we do, […]Read More Why use a Rec2Rec Specialist?