EmploymentHuman ResourcesRecruitment

Candidates are Calling the Shots

The tide has been turning for some time, and now more than ever it feels like a candidate’s market out there. In recent weeks I’ve seen bidding wars kick off over decidedly average candidates, egos growing disproportionately alongside; contractors who might have been scrambling for gigs six months ago now…
Natasha Foster
October 18, 2018
EmploymentHuman ResourcesRecruitment

Monday Bloody Monday

We are all creatures of habit; get up, work, sleep, repeat. We feel more at ease when we have a plan and structure in place something that gives us a sense of not only purpose but accomplishment. The ascendancy of my career in recruitment was rife with structure; core hours,…
Scott Burnett
June 28, 2018

Art Imitating Life – Sales Films

For those who may not know, other than my love first love: recruitment, I am an avid film buff. Cannes Film Festival is in full swing and will be concluding on Saturday and we, the non-celebrities, get to glimpse at a smorgasbord of new releases. Spike Lee is teaming up…
Scott Burnett
May 17, 2018
EmploymentHuman ResourcesUncategorized

The Key To Access

This week I am writing about something dear to my heart, even though my beloved Liverpool FC have all but secured their place in the final of the Champions League I will refrain from gushing with pride and potentially leaving me open to egg on my face. I’m talking about…
Scott Burnett
April 26, 2018
EmploymentHuman ResourcesRecruitment

Smoke and Mirrors

Not being a full-fledged smoker myself I must say I am partial to the occasional puff after a couple of craftys and if the Pow Wow smoking area is anything to go by then I am not alone. Remember that episode of Friends when Rachel misses out on important business…
Scott Burnett
April 5, 2018
EmploymentJob BoardsRecruitment

Nice & Perky

This week I turned the ripe old age of 29, ushering in the last year of my twenties before I turn the big Three O and have to gently let down a gaggle of girls that I’ve made “if we aren’t married by 30” pacts with. It’s a very reflective…
Scott Burnett
March 15, 2018

Premier League Recruitment

The English Premier Leagues transfer window came to a close this week and with it, a swirl of deals were finalised, pen was put to paper and £419m worth of fee’s crossed hands. Once again, I was reminded of the synergy between Europe’s elite league and the recruitment industry at…
Scott Burnett
February 1, 2018