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Cheating Olympians; Cheating Recruiters

This week got off to a pretty eventful start for New Zealand's shot put silver medallist Valerie Adams when she was informed that the woman person she had lost her Olympic crown to, Nadzeya Ostapchuk, had tested positive for anabolic steroid metenolone.  Joy and relief all round, as the news delivered…
Jonathan Rice
August 16, 2012
EmploymentHuman ResourcesRecruitment

The CV is Dead…

...At least that's according to LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman who claims they are now a redundant part of the jobseeking and hiring process, thanks to the rapidly growing presence of his own site's online profile versions. And almost dead, but not quite yet, according to the omnipresent HR influencer / guru…
Jonathan Rice
March 8, 2012
EmploymentHuman ResourcesJob BoardsRecruitmentUncategorized

Recruiters, Get Your Heads Out Of The Sand And Embrace The Future

The squeeze is on.  Recruitment agencies are doing it tough right now.  The entire recruitment landscape post-recession has changed and for many it is a weird moonscape causing a great deal of displacement and discomfort.  January was a particularly sluggish month for recruitment with many key client decision-makers taking virtually the whole (rain-soaked)…
Jonathan Rice
March 1, 2012