Technology wont kill the recruitment industry.

For year’s I’ve listened to people say that “technology will kill the recruitment industry”, “linkedin will kill the recruitment industry”, but no matter what has happened with technological advancements the recruitment industry is still thriving. A good recruiter will be an expert in what they do. Know matter what the sector, they will be an expert and…

Time management tips for recruiters.

One of the biggest tasks for a recruiter is managing their time. In an industry where unpredictability is the norm, its very very difficult no matter how organised you are to stick to a schedule. What happens when something changes? meeting comes up? reschedule an interview? change in requirement?. You wont get very far if…

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…

Dealing with gatekeepers.

If you search the internet your bound to come across 1000’s of sales gurus, consultants and recruitment experts that all have their own ideas about getting past a gatekeeper. Some tend to be good some tend to be, well not so good. I think when dealing with a gatekeeper we should put ourselves in their…

Reasons to invest in social media recruiting.

As some of you may or may not know I love to use social media. Recently a study showed that a huge 90% + recruiters are using social media to recruit. If your looking at it from an in house point of view, social media if used properly can improve your quality of candidate, decrease…

Niche recruiting.

Recruiting is an art form. There could is an argument that who would be better the niche recruiter or the generalist recruiter. For me it’s always been whilst I was a niche recruiter, I knew exactly which area of the market I wanted to capture, I knew everything there was to know anything creative, I…