PR tips for recruiters.

With employer confidence improving and more opportunities being created, recruiters have a lot more work to do. But that also means that there is way more competition between the agencies – higher the demand, higher the number of suppliers entering the market, basic economics. So we have now entered a digital age – what makes your agency stand…

How to reject candidates properly.

Rejection, I guess it’s just part of life, its not nice and sometimes it feels like someone has literally ripped your stomach out but it happens. It’s for this specific reason you need some sort of plan on how to let candidates down lightly weather you work for an agency or directly for a client.…

Signs your candidate is “the one”.

As recruiters we look at hundreds of CV’s a week and deciding which candidate fits a certain role can sometimes be difficult. Picking the right candidate can be challenging, one candidate that fits one day doesn’t mean that they will fit another, everything is subject to change dependent on the circumstance. However saying that we…

Tips for candidate interviewing.

With the competition for exceptional candidates, recruiters need to offer a more more fuller and value added service to both their candidates and clients. On average job seekers are applying for 9 – 12 jobs per day, so its very important to probe, dig and qualify candidates properly. Here are a few tips that will…

Counteroffers – How to deal with them.

Lets set the scene, you’ve spent weeks searching, qualifying and re – qualifying the perfect candidate. You send them over to your client, set up an interview, set up another, then comes the final leg …. offer! Paperwork is out and now its down to your candidate management and how your candidate deals with their…

Few signs that your losing a candidate.

When I started off in the recruitment industry things were great – deals were coming in, my team were happy, my boss was happy, I was happy …. 3 months later I had my first few experiences of dealing with candidates that well, just lost interest. One day everything is fine, the next they are…