It’s The Size That Counts

Well that’s how it seems over here in the UK recruitment industry anyway. After three weeks immersed into the London recruitment scene and many recruiter conversations over coffees, teas, beers (and one dangerously purple beetroot juice), the sheer scale of the UK recruitment market seems to feature in every encounter. I remember shocking a NZ…

Why Brits Make Good Recruiters

Happy Friday everyone. Well actually it’s Thursday here as I’m bringing you the second in the UK series of The Whiteboard. But I’ll just pretend to keep up appearances if you don’t mind. After more than a week immersed back in the UK culture, plus several conversations with recruiters in London and around the UK,…

Trust Me, I’m A Recruiter

Quick one from me today as I’m more snowed under than the South Island.  I enjoyed an article shared by SEEK yesterday about Trust in the Workplace and the startling statistic that 83% of kiwis did not trust all of their colleagues.  It got me thinking about the recruitment industry and how central the theme…

The Games People Play

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, and whether we like it or not, Pokémon GO is upon us. For those who haven’t seen the swarms of smartphone-clutching zombies schlepping around a town near you, Pokémon GO uses your phone to create an augmented reality where “trainers” (that’s you) can catch Pokémon placed in various…